Joplin's second-half adjustments lead to district semifinals win

Joplin’s Isaiah Davis (20) reaches out to stiff arm Kirkwood’s Mekhi Maclinon his way to a long run during Friday night’s game at Junge Stadium in Joplin.Globe | Laurie Sisk

In its pursuit of its second straight state semi-final appearance, Joplin High School will play its final home game tonight against Marquette, while Webb City hosts Bolivar and Carthage hosts Nixa. Follow the action of those playoff games with live updates from Globe sports reporters.