Written by Stacy Atkison
Published under News
December 12, 2008
This weeks "Game of the Week" will be the Lady Jays action tomorrow from Joplin.
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Down 7 with 2 minutes to play in the 3rd, the Lady Jays went on a 9-2 run to end the quarter tied at 46. The run did not stop there as they started the 4th with a 9-0 run and went on to outscore the Jaguars 17-4 in the final quarter, to beat Blue Valley West out of Overland Park Kansas 63-50.
The Neosho Wildcats beat the host Joplin Eagles 58-35.
The Jays and Wilcats will face each other for the second time this season tonight at 8:30. The two played last week in Marshfield with the Wildcats earning a hard fought 40-33 win in the first game of the season.
The winner of tonight’s matchup will play for the championship on Saturday at 5:30. The loser will play for 3rd place at 4:00. We will cover the Lady Jays game tomorrow.
The Jays are the defending champions of this tournament.
In other contest Webb City beat Harrison Arkansas 58-22. Miller beat Har-Ber (OK).