For the second game in a row, Republic fell short in the final four minutes against a conference opponent on the road. Tuesday, it was at Nixa in a 53-48 loss – a game that mirrored the Tigers’ loss four days ago at Joplin. In both games, Republic’s opponent jumped
Republic fought its way back from a double-digit first-half deficit, but Joplin made just enough plays and caught just enough breaks to out-last the Tigers in Joplin Friday, 51-46. The loss was first of the Central Ozark Conference season for Republic and the first since Tim Brown took over the
Drew McMillin and Joe Rexroat combined for 39 points and Republic’s defense forced Willard into a poor shooting performance for most of the night in a 60-49 Republic win Tuesday. The two teams were even for the first quarter, before Republic started pulling away. Republic led 12-10 at the end
The Republic Lady Tigers lost their game, but the Tigers rebounded to win the boys game at the end of the night. We have the full game replays above.
Edited by Jade Kirby