Will play Mexico for third place on Friday
The Fulton Hornets, despite owning a 9-7 edge in hits, fell to defending Class 3 state champion Fatima 6-4 in the semifinals of the 22nd-annual Fulton Tournament on Tuesday night at the high school athletic complex.
The Wildcats’ top four hitters combined to go 12-for-20 with 11 runs batted in and eight runs scored in Tuesday night’s Show-Me Conference demolition of the Hornets.
The Thunderbirds (8-14) dropped both of their games at the 22nd-annual Fulton Tournament on Tuesday, opening with a 12-7 loss to defending Class 3 state champion Fatima and then bowing to Moberly 6-4 at Westminster College.
Sophomore Reyna Schmauch and senior Erinn Bush were named the Eastern Missouri Conference distance runner and thrower of the year, respectively, as the Ladybirds came in fourth at the conference championships Tuesday.
The No. 7 seed Owls were limited to just six hits in their loss to the No. 2 Lions on Wednesday in the first round of the American Midwest Conference postseason tournament.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Matt Holliday’s RBI single with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning gave the St. Louis Cardinals a 5-4 victory against the Philadelphia Phillies on Wednesday night.
KANSAS CITY (AP) — Kris Medlen got pounded off the mound in the third inning. Eric Hosmer got tossed in the sixth.
Hornets then bow to Fatima in semis
The Fulton Hornets found the offensive production they needed to make up for their defensive lapses.
Junior David Houlding locked up individual honors with a 2-under 214 (74-67-73) to guide the third-ranked William Woods University Owls to their third straight American Midwest Conference men’s golf title Tuesday at Dalhousie Golf Course.
Senior catcher Derek Shikles hit a three-run home run in the top of the seventh inning to rally the Wildcats to the dramatic Show-Me Conference win over the Indians on Monday night.
The state-ranked Bulldogs managed only five hits and were roughed up by the Wildcats in Monday night’s non-conference loss.
The Hornets ended the regular season with a 9-10 record after Tuesday night’s non-conference loss to the Crusaders at the high school athletic complex.
Junior Gannon Withers advanced to sectionals for the Wildcats by tying for fourth place with an 11-over 83 at the Class 1, District 2 championships Monday at Redfield Golf Course.
None of their hits were particularly noteworthy, but the Fulton Hornets were decisive in dictating their duel with Mexico pitchers Dalton Logerman and Steven Smith.
The Thunderbirds broke a 5-all tie by tallying two runs in the bottom of the fifth inning to edge the Bulldogs in Friday night’s non-conference triumph.
Track and field results
Sophomore Mason Gaines posted first-place finishes in both the 1,600 (4 minutes, 49 seconds) and 3,200 (10:31) meters to steer the Hornets to the championship of their annual Don Dobson Invitational on Friday.
Track and field results
Sophomore Kaci Jordan took second place in the triple jump (32 feet, 4 inches) as the Lady Bulldogs came in fourth in their own South Callaway Relays on Friday.
The Hornets won four of six singles matches in turning back the rival Bulldogs in Friday night’s North Central Missouri Conference victory.
The William Woods Owls were swept by the Park University Pirates in an American Midwest Conference doubleheader on Friday.
The Lady Blue Jays ended their regular season by sweeping the Lady Panthers in a St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference doubleheader at Blue Jay Field Thursday.