The McDonald County High School soccer team jumped out to an 8-0 lead over Thomas Jefferson Academy of Joplin before settling for a 9-5 win on Sept. 25 at MCHS.
Jeobany Marcos put the Mustangs ahead 1-0 in the seventh minute of the match on McDonald County's first shot of the match. Eh Doh Say made it 2-0 less than 10 minutes later before Kaw Htoo followed with a goal just two minutes later to make it 3-0.
Say and Marcos got their second goals late in the first half to give McDonald County a 5-0 lead at halftime.
McDonald County's Irrael Marcos scored to start the second before Carlos Marcos and Malachi Smith added goals to stretch the lead to 8-0 midway through the second half.
Thomas Jefferson got on the board with 19 minutes left in the match on the first of four goals by Thomas Hershewe. Hershewe added goals at the 17th, 13th and 11th minute before McDonald County's Estaban De La Torre answered with an insurance goal with nine minutes left.
Thomas Jefferson's Andrew Lewis capped the scoring with a minute to go to make the final score 9-5.
McDonald County was 3-6-1 heading into its Oct. 2 match against Cassville at MCHS. The Mustangs travel to Aurora on Oct. 4. Kickoff is at 4:30 p.m.
The Neosho Wildcats jumped out to a 2-1 halftime lead and held on in the second half to claim a 2-1 win on Sept. 27 at McDonald County High School.
McDonald County's lone goal came off the foot of Jeobany Marcos midway through the second half.Sports on 10/04/2018
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