Junior outside hitter Madison Dreste provided team highs of six kills and five digs in the Lady Hornets’ 25-22, 25-21 North Central Missouri Conference over the rival Lady Bulldogs on Monday.
The Lady Hornets totaled just three hits and committed six errors in a 12-0 North Central Missouri Conference loss to the Lady Pirates on Monday at the high school athletic complex.
Junior Ashley Miller fanned six as the Lady Bulldogs downed the Lady Shamrocks 11-1 on Monday.
Danielle Cassidy’s dominant stuff guided North Callaway to a third win in a row. The senior starter struck out 14 — including 11 of the first 12 she faced — in a complete-game outing as the Ladybirds defeated the Helias Lady Crusaders 4-2 on Monday.
The Owls and Lady Owls took first place among NAIA teams at the Forest Park Festival on Friday. The William Woods women earned seventh place overall in a field that included NCAA Division I teams, while the men finished eighth.
Freshman Glenn Tuebner earned 29th place, the Blue Jays’ best individual result at the Central Missouri Mule Run on Saturday. Tuebner finished the race in 22 minutes, 4.8 seconds. Senior Daniel Lindaman placed 36th in 22:21.14 and junior Jesse Edwards finished 43rd in 22:45.77.
William Woods closed out the Ashford Invitational with a straight-set win over the Central Methodist Lady Eagles 25-17, 25-23 and 25-21 on Saturday. William Woods (8-8) finished the event with a record of 2-2.
The Lady Blue Jays ran their win streak to four games with a five-set, St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference win over the Principia Panthers on Saturday. Westminster (4-6, 2-0) won 25-20, 22-25, 25-19, 15-25 and 15-13.
Junior defenseman Sarah Krispin posted the Lady Owls’ goal as they finished their AMC opener tied with the Lady Scots 1-1 after two overtimes on Saturday.
Sophomore forward Tayisah Pohtos produced a goal and assisted on another in the Lady Blue Jays’ 3-2 win over the Lady Prairie Fire on Sunday at Westminster Field.
Sophomore midfielder Drew Cook’s goal in the 101st minute sent the Blue Jays to a 1-0 double-overtime win over the Big Blue on Saturday at Westminster Field.
The Owls are unbeaten no more after a last-second 2-1 loss to the Scots in their American Midwest Conference opener on Saturday.
Westminster senior quarterback Joe Plassmeyer and sophomore wide receiver Mike Washington hooked up for a pair of touchdowns as the Blue Jays downed the Storm 34-13 to open Upper Midwest Athletic Conference play on Saturday.
Sophomore pitcher Madison Love threw a complete game and drove in four runs in the New Bloomfield Lady Wildcats’ 8-2 win over the Hallsville Lady Indians 8-2 on Friday night.
Fulton triumphs in NCMC opener, wins third straight
Fulton Hornets head coach Pat Kelley called the final 12 minutes of Friday night’s game against the Moberly Spartans “the longest fourth quarter in 28 years of coaching.”
Hornets look to extend winning streak
FULTON — The Fulton Hornets are riding a surge.
Senior setter Emily Montgomery distributed 10 assists in the Ladybirds’ 25-14, 25-12 EMO loss to the Lady Wildcats on Thursday night.
Junior setter Kenzie Shaw provided 12 assists in the Lady Hornets’ 25-27, 25-21 and 25-21 NCMC loss to the Lady Pirates on Thursday night.
Junior Nicole Horstman finished 3-for-3 with a double and two runs batted in as the Lady Bulldogs bowed 8-5 to the Lady Eagles on Wednesday night. The game resumed in the second inning after being suspended by lightning Tuesday night.
Senior starter Brooke Baysinger supplied the Lady Hornets’ only hit in a 1-0 North Central Missouri Conference loss to the Lady Bulldogs on Thursday night at the high school athletic complex.
The North Callaway Ladybirds sent 12 batters to the plate in the bottom of the fifth inning and scored nine runs in a 10-0 Eastern Missouri Conference victory over Elsberry on Thursday night.
Senior Brooke Kelley was the runner-up with a score of 41 in directing New Bloomfield to a second-place showing against the Lady Spartans, Lady Panthers and Lady Bulldogs on Monday. New Bloomfield shot a 203, four shots behind Moberly’s winning total. Centralia collected a 213 while host Mexico finished at 221.
The Lady Wildcats ran their win streak to five games by dispatching the Lady Tigers 11-1 in six innings on Monday night.
North Callaway junior middle hitter Bethany Bloss notched a double-double in the Ladybirds’ 25-14, 25-15 loss to the Lady Lions on Tuesday.
Sophomore quarterback Milo Henry ran for 100 yards and passed for 80 in the Thunderbirds’ 28-6 win over the Wildcats on Monday.
Eagles junior quarterback Joseph Allen threw for a touchdown and tallied a team-high 104 yards in MSD’s 52-6 season-opening loss to the Indians on Saturday.
Fulton senior Grant Gaines clocked a fourth-place time of 17 minutes, 51.79 seconds to earn medal honors at the Mexico Invitational on Saturday. Gaines’ time paced a Hornet squad that finished fourth in the varsity boy’s team standings with 103 points.
The Lady Hornets finished up play in the 28th-annual Fulton Tournament with a straight-set loss to the eventual tournament champion Lady Savages on Saturday.
Junior middle hitter Bethany Bloss supplied a team-high 14 digs and put away five kills in the Ladybirds’ 25-13, 25-12 loss to the Lady Eagles on Monday.
The Lady Hornets left the tying run at second base in the form of freshman sec0nd baseman Emma Abbott in Fulton’s 2-1 North Central Missouri Conference loss to the Lady Pirates on Monday.
Sophomore pitcher Konnor Arrowood fanned 11 batters in her team’s Show-Me Conference 2-1 loss to the Lady Wildcats on Monday.
The Ladybirds' undefeated start to the season was halted with a 3-1 loss to the Lady Indians on Monday night.
Sophomore outside hitter Riley Lawrence paced her team with seven kills and tied for the team-high with eight digs as the Lady Blue Jays swept the host Lady Lions to earn third place at the Mount St. Joseph Tournament on Saturday night.
The Lady Owls capped off their unblemished run at the Avila Tournament with a sweep of Benedictine University-Springfield on Saturday. William Woods (6-5) prevailed 25-14, 25-10 and 25-22 to win its fourth match in a row.
Freshman midfielder Dustin Seibolt supplied Westminster's lone goal in a 2-1 road loss to the University of the Ozarks Eagles on Saturday.
William Woods junior midfielder Jordan McNamara’s hat trick highlighted the Lady Owls’ big offensive day as they topped Westminster 7-0 on Sunday at Firley Field.
William Woods University connected on 24.5 percent of its attacks in a 28-26, 25-20 and 25-12 win over the host Lady Eagles at the Avila University Tournament on Friday. The Lady Owls (4-5) dispatched the Johnson & Wales Lady Wildcats 27-25, 23-25, 27-25 and 27-25 in tournament play earlier Friday.
The Lady Owls are still seeking their first win of the season after bowing to the Lady Wildcats 3-2 in double-overtime on Friday afternoon.
Freshman midfielder Harrison Bray’s strike just one minute into overtime helped the Owls trip the Golden Eagles 1-0 on Friday to remain unbeaten. It was a third straight win and shutout for William Woods University (4-0-1).
Westminster College senior quarterback Joe Plassmeyer threw for 356 yards and three touchdowns, but the Blue Jays’ defense gave up 618 yards to Hendrix (Arkansas) College in a 42-28 season-opening loss Saturday at Priest Field.
Freshman shortstop Madi Craighead was a home run short of the cycle in the Lady Wildcats’ 16-6 five-inning Show-Me Conference win over the Lady Indians on Thursday.
The Lady Bulldogs exploded for 15 first-inning runs, thumping the Lady Lions 19-3 in three innings in their Show-Me Conference opener Thursday night.
Senior middle hitter Joyla Ingram and sophomore setter Tyra Rogers both had six points in the Lady Eagles’ 25-18, 17-25 and 25-17 loss to the Lady Indians on Saturday.
Freshman Brooke Fischer finished in 34th place to guide three North Callaway varsity runners at the Mexico Invitational on Saturday morning.
South Callaway junior Amanda McDonald finished 19th of 33 runners, earning a medal at the Jim Marshall Invitational on Saturday at Cole County Park. McDonald finished in 24 minutes, 48.6 seconds as the Lady Bulldogs’ only competitor in the varsity division.
Game called at halftime due to lightning
The Fulton Hornets were a little more than five minutes away from a shutout in last week’s 43-6 win over the Versailles Tigers. Fulton completed the feat this time around, albeit in just one half.
Fulton head coach Pat Kelley said the Hornets’ impressive win against the Versailles Tigers last week wasn’t a case of the squad firing on all cylinders.
Senior Brooke Kelley won a scorecard playoff to earn medalist honors in the Lady Wildcats’ win over the Lady Eagles and Lady Panthers on Thursday afternoon at Eagle Knoll Golf Club.
Senior center fielder Haylee Ebersole was 2-for-3 with an RBI and a run scored as the Lady Hornets bowed to the Lady Tigers 13-3 in five innings in Thursday night’s North Central Missouri Conference setback.
The Ladybirds tagged the Lady Tigers for six runs with two outs in the top of the first inning and cruised to the 13-0, five-inning romp in Eastern Missouri Conference play Thursday night.