Senior forward scores game-high 27 as Fulton remains perfect on season
Devin Gibson doesn’t usually have trouble finding shots, according to Fulton Hornets head coach Ryan Shaw. The Fulton senior forward recorded his second straight double-double, totaling game highs of 27 points and 15 rebounds as the Hornets stayed unbeaten with an 86-69 North Central Missouri Conference triumph over the Boonville Pirates on Tuesday night at Roger D. Davis Gymnasium.
New Bloomfield Lady Wildcats head coach Brett Craighead thought his team could have guarded the Bunceton Lady Dragons a little better. Still, New Bloomfield’s defense was plenty effective in dispatching Bunceton 43-27 on Monday night.
Senior guard Elaine Brinker tallied 10 points as the Ladybirds triumphed over the Lady Indians 57-39 in their Eastern Missouri Conference opener on Monday night.
Sophomore forward Konnor Arrowood logged a game-high 19 points, but the Lady Bulldogs fell to the Lady Indians 52-38 on Monday night.
Junior guard Grant Nichols’ game-high 24 points keyed the Wildcats to an 80-46 win over the Dragons on Monday night.
Three double-digit scorers and a 49 percent shooting clip sparked Westminster to a 72-64 St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference win over the Blackburn Beavers on Saturday at Westminster Gym.
Junior forward DJ Johnson logged game highs of 23 points and 10 rebounds as the Owls downed the Indians 86-70 on Saturday.
Sophomore guard Andrea Zalis’ double-double vaulted the Lady Blue Jays to an 82-62 St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference triumph over the Lady Beavers on Saturday.
Four finish in double figures as Fulton ups its record to 5-0
Fulton head coach Ryan Shaw’s assessment of the Hornets’ performance against the Marshall Owls sounds boastful. But that doesn’t make it any less true. “I don’t think there’s any aspect of this game that we didn’t dominate tonight,” Shaw said. “That sounds arrogant, but it’s a fact.”
The Bulldogs’ scintillating effort from 3-point range helped continue their perfect start. South Callaway knocked down 13-of-20 from long distance to vault them to an 89-58 Show-Me Conference win over the Wildcats on Friday night.