Joplin advances to state championship game
The Eagles beat Ft. Zumwalt West Saturday
JOPLIN, Mo. — The Joplin Eagles are still undefeated, and they’re heading to the state championship game.
The Eagles beat Ft. Zumwalt West 41-20 on Saturday afternoon in the Class 6 state semifinals, to get to 13-0 on the season and clinch a spot in next weekend’s Class 6 title game.
Running back Isaiah Davis finished with 175 rushing yards and 5 touchdowns on Saturday. He is now over 2,000 rushing yards on the year.
Senior QB Blake Tash threw for 200+ yards and a touchdown, while wide receiver Zach Westmoreland topped 100 receiving yards for the 4th straight game and 7th time this season.
Joplin now moves on to face DeSmet (13-0) in the state championship. Those two teams will meet at 3 PM on Saturday in Columbia, Mo.
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