WRIGHT CITY — The North Callaway Thunderbirds connected on 4-of-8 free throws in the final 40 seconds to outlast the Wright City Wildcats for a 56-53 Eastern Missouri Conference triumph Tuesday night.
NEW BLOOMFIELD — Five players were featured in double figures and the New Bloomfield Wildcats outscored the Chamois Pirates 27-9 in the second quarter of Tuesday night’s 79-52 Show-Me Conference blitz.
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Senior guard Ricky Dawson saved his best play for the final 8 minutes in the Fulton Hornets’ comeback victory.
The Eagles’ losing streak reached three games after a 48-39 home loss to the Tigers on Monday night.
The state-ranked Lady Wildcats outscored the Lady Pirates 18-7 in the third quarter to 48-38 prevail in their Show-Me Conference finale Tuesday night.
A productive first quarter vaulted the Lady Bulldogs to a 60-29 non-conference rout of the Lady Tigers on Tuesday night.
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Fulton Hornets head coach Ryan Shaw made a brief, yet telling, assessment of his team’s performance against the top-ranked Father Tolton Trailblazers. “They’re better than we are,” Shaw said. “This one was pretty simple.”
The Fulton Lady Hornets used opportune free-throw shooting to avoid another second-half letdown.
The Ladybirds allowed a season-low point total in cruising to a 55-16 Eastern Missouri Conference win over the Lady Wildcats on Monday.
New Bloomfield was outscored 23-15 in the final quarter to fall to Novinger 72-66 in a battle of the Wildcats on Saturday at MACC in Moberly.
The No. 19 William Woods Lady Owls closed out their opening series with a wild 10-8 loss to the Oklahoma Wesleyan Lady Eagles on Saturday.
William Woods suffered its first loss of the season, dropping the backhalf of a doubleheader to the NCAA Division II Christian Brothers University Bucs 3-1 on Sunday.
The Blue Jays scored 29 points off 23 Beaver turnovers in posting a 61-44 SLIAC triumph on Saturday.
Junior DJ Johnson tied the game-high with 20 points as the Owls bowed to the No. 4-ranked Lions 78-62 in American Midwest Conference play on Saturday.
Sophomore center Kennedy Volkart’s perfect day from the field couldn’t lift the Owls past the top-ranked Lady Lions 70-55 in AMC play on Saturday
Lady Owls senior Lee Anna Sanders secured her spot at the NAIA Indoor National Championships with her performance at the Jim Green Invitational on Saturday.
Lady Blue Jays senior Nyima Njie, again, established the school’s 200-meter dash record at the Jim Green Invitational on Saturday.
Fulton met top-ranked Father Tolton for title Saturday night
Facing their third state-ranked team in as many Friday nights, the Fulton Hornets finally broke through with a signature victory. No. 3 seed Fulton toppled the No. 2 California Pintos — ranked No. 7 in Class 3 — in a 69-58 semifinal win at the Southern Boone Classic.
Senior guard Cory Hanger directed four players in double figures and the Bulldogs kept themselves in contention for a Show-Me Conference title with Thursday night’s 77-66 win over the Comets.
The Thunderbirds erased an early 14-point deficit but couldn’t complete a late comeback in Friday night’s 61-53 Eastern Missouri Conference loss to the Indians.