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Kate Brownfield

Girls and boys entertain Republic for Winter Homecoming crowd

Boys team is coming off a 73-46 win against Carl Junction


The girls and boys teams will all be playing Friday night (girls had been scheduled for Thursday). Homecoming coronation will be early at 5:30 p.m. At 6 p.m., the girls varsity and boys JV teams will play. At 7:30 p.m., the boys varsity and girls JV teams will play.

The Webb City Cardinals boys team defeated Carl Junction in a makeup game Saturday in the Cardinal Dome, 73-46.

Mekhi Garrard and Cohl Vaden both scored 12 points, with Trenton Hayes, Nickhai Howard and Kaden Turner adding 11 apiece. Carl Junction’s Alex Baker was the game’s top scorer, with 28.

On the same night, Jaydee Duda scored 18, and Malorie Stanley added 10 in the Lady Cardinals’ 76-50 loss to Carl Junction in the Cardinal Dome. Carl Junction’s Destiny Buerge scored 48.

The home games that were to have been held Tuesday against have been rescheduled.

The girls will make up their games Saturday, while the boys will play Feb. 25.

All boys and girls teams will play Tuesday at Carthage.

Luke Brumit grabs a rebound in the midst of Bulldog arms.

Alex Martin shoots over Kyler Perry.

Six wrestlers advance to the sectional

Webb City will be represented by six wrestlers at the sectional tournament on Feb. 27 at Willard.

Advancing past the Class 3 District 6 tournament Saturday at Carl Junction by placing in the top four are:

120 – Colton Taylor, second, pinned by Landon Kivett, Neosho.

132 – Dominic Boles, fourth, pinned by Levi Nogurera, Parkview.
160 – Brayden Hollingsworth, third, pinned Alexis Molina-Cruz, McDonald Co.

170 – Jackson Ward, fourth, pinned by Chance Benford, Carl Junction.

182 – Roger Carranco, second, dec. 9-2 by Jesse Cassatt, Carl Junction.

195 – Jacob Ott, second, pinned by Jeremiah Larson, Neosho.

Neosho’s Wildcats, the returning state champions, won the district again, with 10 wrestlers in the finals and a team score of 231. Carl Junction was second, with 155 points, and Webb City was fifth, with 60 points.