SPRINGFIELD, MO - Nixa and Glendale were local teams picking up opening round victories at the 17th annual Kickapoo Shootout Friday.
The Lady Eagles topped Oak Park 3-1 with sophomore Payton DeHart scoring a pair of goals and freshman Shalynn Thomas adding the other.
Glendale beat Poplar Bluff 7-0 led by Missouri State bound senior Molly Brewer's hat trick.
Nixa and Glendale will meet in the Gold Division semifinals Saturday at 10:00 am. The winner of that game will advance to the 3:30 championship on Kickapoo's South Field.
Day 1 scores:
Nixa 3 Oak Park 1
Glendale 7 Poplar Bluff 0
Francis Howell 7 Greenwood 0
Smith-Cotton vs. Parkview (PPD, Rain)
Parkway West 2 Willard 1
Rock Bridge 1 Jackson 0
Rockwood Summit 6 Catholic 1
Bishop Dubourg vs. Kickapoo (PPD, Rain)