Tuesday, April 8, 2014
BOWLING GREEN Junior Grant Gaines provided Fulton with its only victory by prevailing in the 3,200 meters, but it was enough to help spur the Hornets to a second-place team finish at the Bowling Green Mini Medal meet Tuesday.
In the girls’ division, seniors Hayley Tobias and Madison Washington, and sophomore Madi Tobias each won events as Fulton came in third overall.
Gaines triumphed in the 3,200 in 10 minutes, 57 seconds. He was part of Fulton’s 3,200 relay — along with freshman Tanner Steffen, sophomore Luke Lohmeyer and junior Ian Shoemaker — that took third in 9:51.
North Callaway 7
ELSBERRY — The Thunderbirds broke a 4-all tie with a three-run outburst in the top of the seventh inning to down the Indians in Eastern Missouri Conference play Tuesday night.
Junior center fielder Brandon Hagedorn was credited with bringing home what proved to be the winning run when he drew a bases-loaded walk in the seventh. Junior catcher Michael Early then padded North Callaway’s lead with a two-run double.
The Thunderbirds (3-1, 2-0 EMO) grabbed a 2-0 edge by tallying single runs in the third and fifth, but Elsberry capitalized on a pair of North Callaway errors and plated three runs in its half of the inning to go in front.
Senior Kory Masek posted a team-low 48 as the Hornets were roughed up by the North Central Missouri Conference rival Bulldogs by 31 strokes Tuesday at Tanglewood Golf Course.
“It was just a bad day and we didn’t play very well,” Fulton head coach Pat Kelley said. “We’ve got eight guys who are really close to one another and when the weather warms up, it’s going to be pretty competitive.
“We’re trying to figure out who to play where. We just have to learn from this and move on.”
Seniors Jack Brady and Brenden Hodges followed with a pair of 50s for the Hornets, while junior Matt Henry shot a 51.
Missouri Military Academy 9
MEXICO — The Hornets won just seven games in a shutout loss to the Colonels on Tuesday night.
Here are the singles and doubles results:
•No. 1 singles: Kylel Gillam (MMA) defeated senior Sawyer Young (F), 10-0; No. 2: Victor Marroquin (MMA) def. freshman Grant Hendricks (F), 10-2; No. 3: Carlos Nieves (MMA) def. freshman Sperry Storm (F), 0-10; No. 4: Antoine Bioche (MMA) def. freshman Justin Adams (F), 10-0; No. 5: Irvin Ramirez (MMA) def. freshman James Hill (F), 10-0; No. 6: Brennan Morand (MMA) def. freshman Dustin Lee (F), 10-1.
•No. 1 doubles: Gillam/Nieves (MMA) def. Young/Hendricks (F), 10-0; No. 2: Marroquin/Ramirez (MMA) def. Storm/Adams (F), 10-2; No. 3: Bioche/Morand (MMA) def. Hill/Lee (F), 10-2.
Fulton was shut out at North Central Missouri Conference opponent Moberly 12-0 on Monday night.
School of the Osage 9
The Lady Hornets gave up five first-half goals as their winless start to the season continued in a loss to the Lady Indians on Tuesday night at the high school athletic complex.
Fulton (0-7) surrendered goals in the 9th, 14th, 15th, 17th and 27th minutes of the opening half. Osage added four more goals in the second, finishing with 20 shots on goal while limiting the Lady Hornets to just four.
William Woods 10
CANTON — The Owls used two runs in the top of the seventh inning to erase their second deficit of the game and edge the Wildcats in non-conference play Tuesday afternoon.
William Woods University (25-8) trailed 6-0 going into the sixth, but rallied for eight runs in the inning to take a two-run advantage. Culver-Stockton College, though, proceeded to plate three runs in its half of the inning to reclaim the lead at 9-8.
The Owls — who defeated the Wildcats 5-4 on March 11 in Fulton — staged another comeback with their two runs in the seventh to notch their eighth win in the last 10 games and eclipse 10 runs for the fourth time in the last five contests.
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