Alex Dunne’s field goal extends the Cardinals’ lead to 23-18 in the third quarter.
The Webb City Cardinals are going into their last regular-season game Friday at Branson as the points leader in Class 5 District 7.
The 6-2 Cardinals have earned 44.34 points, compared to second-best Raytown South, which has an equal record. Carthage, with a 4-4 record, is in third place.
If the Cardinals maintain first place in the district, they will get an opening-round bye on Oct. 27.
On senior night last week, Webb City pulled away from Neosho in the second half for a 37-18 win.
Noah Durman’s first-quarter touchdown gave the Cardinals an early 7-0 lead.
Gabe Johnson followed that with two touchdowns, and it appeared Webb City would go into halftime with a 20-6 lead. However, with 42 seconds left, Neosho scored a passing touchdown to make it 20-12. Webb City blocked both of the Wildcats’ extra-point attempts.
Neosho got even closer, 20-18, in the third quarter, failing to tie the score with a 2-point conversion attempt.
Alex Dunne’s field goal stretched Webb City’s lead to 23-18.
Jackson Lucas caught a 37-yard touchdown pass to make it 30-18.
And Andrew Young put the game away with an interception that he returned for a touchdown.
Jackson Lucas runs to the end zone after catching a Gabe Johnson pass.
Noah Durman runs through Neosho’s defense.
Andrew Young runs unhindered to the end zone as he converts his interception into a pick 6.