Fulton will play Mexico in Class 4, District 8 semifinals on Thursday
Two game-tying 3-pointers and two overtimes later, the Fulton Hornets punched their ticket to a Class 4, District 8 semifinal match with an all-too-familiar foe. The No. 3-seeded Hornets outscored the No. 6 Hannibal Pirates 19-8 in the second overtime to pull away with an 84-73 first-round triumph on Monday night.
The Owls were outgained 16-4 in overtime in bowing to Spartans 80-68 in Saturday’s AMC regular-season finale.
Backed by a 36-14 halftime lead, the William Woods Lady Owls closed the regular season with 63-43 AMC rout of the Missouri Baptist Lady Spartans on Saturday afternoon.
The Lady Hornets’ torrid first quarter pushed them to a 59-33 Class 4, District 8 first-round win over the Lady Pirates on Monday at Kirksville High School.
The Lady Blue Jays were outhit 9-4 in a 7-0 loss to the Lady Bears on Saturday.
The No. 25 Owls toppled the Crimson Wave 5-3 on Saturday to complete a four-game sweep.
The No. 19 Lady Owls finished their run at the National Fastpitch Coaches Association Leadoff Classic with a 4-2 loss to the Lady Lynx on Sunday afternoon.
The Blue Jays notched a trio of singles wins in a 6-3 loss to the Tigers on Saturday.
Fulton completes regular season with NCMC loss
MEXICO — When asked to pinpoint what went awry during his team’s loss to the rival Mexico Bulldogs to end the regular season, Fulton Hornets head coach Ryan Shaw kept coming back to one word.
MEXICO — Once it appeared the momentum was there for the taking, the Fulton Lady Hornets didn’t hesitate in riding it all the way to a dramatic overtime victory.