NEOSHO, Mo– The Neosho Wildcats hosted the Webb City Cardinals for a big COC matchup.
This was scoreless until the bottom of the 3rd inning when Beclynn Garrett smashed a solo home-run to give the Wildcats the 1-0 lead.
Neosho still led, 1-0, going into the top of the 6th inning and that’s when Webb City’s offense came alive!
Alex Maturino stepped up to plate and crushed a ball over the fence for a three-run homer! Few batters later, Jensyn Pickett hit a solo bomb to give Webb City the 4-1 advantage.
Coming back in the bottom of the 6th, Neosho responded.
Garrett opened the inning with a triple and following her, Addysan Hart hit a Sac-Fly for the RBI, it was now 4-2.
A couple of batters later, Avyn Blair sent a base hit all the way to the wall in right field which allowed two runs to score for the Wildcats to tie the game up at 4-all.
Not long after, Blair scored the go-ahead run after a wild pitch. Neosho reclaimed the lead 5-4 heading into the 7th.
Carleigh Kinnaird went on to retire the side in the 7th inning to secure the victory.
Neosho improves to 17-5 on the year and 4-1 in COC. Webb City falls to 12-7 on the season and 2-3 on the year.
Kinnaird pitched a complete game picking up the win in the circle. She struck out 10 batters and allowed four hits.
Next up for Neosho, they will host Ozark (12-8) on Thursday, while Webb City hosts Republic (11-8).