Posted On: 01/16/20 10:00 AM

It seem like when Joplin and Webb City meet on the athletic field, the fans are sure in for an entertaining evening. When the two state football powerhouses met on the gridiron in the fall, Joplin won in a 56-55 instant classic. Both teams went on to play for state championships with Webb City winning in Class 4 and Joplin finishing second in Class 6.

The two schools met again on the basketball court on Tuesday night and the result was another, high scoring entertaning game which saw one great athletic play after another. Not surprisingly, many of those great football players are also excellent basketball players as well as the court was flooded with talented, thick-bodied athletes.

In the end, Joplin outlasted Webb City 83-79 in an overtime thriller. Here is a look at the top standouts from Tuesday night's game at Joplin.


Dakarai Allen 6'2" ('20): The senior transfer scored a team-high 22 points on 10 of 14 shooting from the field. He's an explosive athlete with a boatload on basketball tools to work with. He dropped 3-pointers off the catch and scored on slashing drives to the basket and explosive dunks in transition. He can also

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