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.
The state-ranked Lady Wildcats roughed up the Lady Cats by outscoring them 43-8 in the first half of Saturday’s commanding 63-25 victory at Moberly Area Community College.
Junior forward NaShayla Brandt’s 14 points paced the No. 2 seed Lady Hornets in their 65-57 loss to the No. 4 Lady Trailblazers in Saturday’s fifth-place game at the Southern Boone Classic.
Senior guard Elaine Brinker delivered a perfect performance in eclipsing the 1,000-point career plateau in the Ladybirds’ 55-31 Eastern Missouri Conference romp Friday night.
Senior right fielder Nick Spagnola’s two-run single in the top of the sixth inning lifted the No. 25 William Woods University Owls to a 4-2 season-opening triumph over the Bethel (Tenn.) University Wildcats on Friday afternoon.
The Lady Blue Jays’ defense was suffocating in a 74-44 SLIAC rout of the Lady Beavers on Saturday afternoon.
The Owls’ furious second-half rally culminated in a 61-57 AMC triumph over the Scots on Thursday night.
A slow start doomed the New Bloomfield Lady Wildcats in a Show-Me Conference clash between state-ranked teams.