CENTRALIA — The fifth-seeded North Callaway Ladybirds’ offensive prospects were dimmed by 31 turnovers in Wednesday night’s 50-24 semifinal loss to the top-seeded Boonville Lady Pirates at the Centralia Tournament.
MOKANE — Senior guard Troy Hentges directed the unbeaten South Callaway Bulldogs with 21 points as they dismantled the Montgomery County Wildcats 89-57 in Tuesday night’s non-conference romp.
The Missouri School for the Deaf Eagles shot just 30 percent as a team and were burdened by 34 turnovers in dropping their home opener to the Higbee Tigers 63-32 on Tuesday night.
Fulton off to fast 4-0 start
Coming off Fulton’s championship win at the Montgomery County Invitational Tournament last Saturday night, head coach Ryan Shaw wasn’t especially worried about his Hornets easing up.
The Lady Blue Jays scored just 19 points and shot a dismal 24 percent from the field in the first half of a 66-52 home loss to the Lynx on Monday night.
The Blue Jays slipped to 1-6 on the season and suffered their third straight loss after being overpowered by the visiting Dutch 91-68 in Tuesday night’s non-conference matchup.
The Fulton Hornets wrestling team prevailed in 11 of 14 weight classes, five by pin and six by forfeit, to hammer Boonville 66-12 in its North Central Missouri Conference opener Tuesday night.
CENTRALIA — The No. 5 seed North Callaway Ladybirds obtained their first win of the season late Monday night by downing No. 4 Centralia 55-42 in the first round of the Centralia Tournament.
LADDONIA — The Missouri School for the Deaf Eagles shot a woeful 33 percent overall and committed 21 turnovers in dropping their season opener to the Community R-6 Trojans' junior varsity 58-26 on Monday night.
CENTRALIA — The No. 8 seed North Callaway Thunderbirds tumbled to 0-3 on the season after being pummeled by the top-seeded Salisbury Panthers 73-35 in the first round of the Centralia Tournament late Tuesday afternoon.
The Owls totaled a season-low in points in their 82-53 American Midwest Conference loss to the Eagles on Saturday.
Senior guard Verdis Lee Jr. logged a game-high 21 points as the Blue Jays bowed to the Panthers 73-62 in SLIAC play on Saturday.
The Lady Blue Jays finished 26 percent from the floor in a 50-40 St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference loss to the Lady Panthers on Saturday.
William Woods sophomore center Kennedy Volkart’s career-high 21 points led all players in a 64-51 AMC win over the Williams Baptist Lady Eagles on Saturday.
O’FALLON — Sparked by six first-place individual showings, Fulton totaled 160.5 points to earn second place at the Fort Zumwalt North Tournament on Saturday. Warrenton scored 172 points to claim the team championship.
The Wildcats — seeded fourth in the Tipton Tournament — topped No. 3 Jamestown 54-42 in the third-place game on Saturday evening.
Seniors Ricky Dawson and Austin Wilson each netted a game-high 20 points to vault the top-seeded Hornets to a 80-76 overtime victory over the No. 2 Bobcats at the Montgomery County Tournament on Saturday night.
The No. 2 seeded Lady Wildcats were outscored 24-11 over the final eight minutes in falling to the top-seeded Cardinals 57-53 in the finals of the Tipton Tournament on Saturday.
Junior guard Sloane Totta netted a team-high 20 points as the Lady Hornets held off the Blair Oaks Lady Falcons 55-49 in their home opener on Monday night at Roger D. Davis Gymnasium.
Sophomore guard Nicole Horstman posted a game-high 17 points to spark the Lady Bulldogs to a 52-45 victory over the Montgomery County Lady Wildcats on Monday night.