Blue Springs got off to a strong start in the Joplin Tournament.

The Wildcats went 3-0 in pool play to earn a berth in the Gold championship bracket Saturday.

Alexis Reid pitched a seven-inning no-hitter and struck out 12 in pitching the Wildcats to an opening 6-0 victory over Neosho.

Erin Keeney doubled twice with two RBIs and Madison Sykes singled twice.

Reid pitched the final three innings in relief of Reagen Kanagawa for the victory as Blue Springs defeated McDonald County 10-3. The teams were tied 3-3 after four innings.

Reid and Darian Frost each singled and hit a solo homer, Kaylie Gilgour singled and doubled with two RBIs and Brittani Reid singled and doubled in the win over McDonald County.

The Wildcats concluded with a 6-0 win over Seneca to improve to 4-0 overall.