Fulton committed four of its season-high five errors during a five-run second inning as the Hornets' six-game winning streak came to a halt in a 6-3 NCMC loss to the Hannibal Pirates on Friday night.
Fulton slipped to 8-3 on the season and 4-2 in the North Central Missouri Conference despite out-hitting Hannibal 7-2.
North Callaway 11
AUXVASSE - Junior starter Brandon Hagedorn threw a two-hitter for his first varsity win and the Thunderbirds remained unbeaten in the EMO as they overpowered the Owls on Friday night.
Junior designated hitter Cole Branson was 3-for-3 with a double, six runs batted in and three runs scored to fuel North Callaway's 10-hit attack. The Thunderbirds (7-1, 4-0 Eastern Missouri Conference) were down 1-0, but responded with two runs in the bottom of the second, piled on five in the third and tallied four more in the fourth in coasting to the win.
The game was called on the mercy rule after Silex (1-6, 0-3) failed to score in the top of the fifth.
School of the Osage 9
OSAGE BEACH - The Hornets slipped to 0-5 on the season after being shut out by the Indians on Friday night.
Fulton was coming off a 12-0 home loss to North Central Missouri Conference opponent Boonville on Thursday night. The Hornets are 0-3 in the NCMC.