The senior midfielder was an offensive juggernaut in the Class 4 District 1 tournament. In the semifinals, number-one seeded Northwest shut out Poplar Bluff (No. 4) 6-0. O’Dell posted four goals and an assist for nine points. The Lions beat Jackson (No. 2) 7-3 to win the district championship on Nov. 6, with O’Dell racking up three goals and three assists. For the season, O’Dell leads his team with 25 goals, 20 assists and 70 points. During his four-year career, he has 67 goals, 42 assists and 176 points.
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