New Bloomfield prevails behind free-throw shooting in fourth quarter
The state-ranked New Bloomfield Lady Wildcats showed they were deserving of the premier billing.
No. 5 seed North Callaway scores game's first 18 points, dumps No. 2 Bowling Green
The North Callaway Ladybirds proved that projections sometimes mean very little.
Fulton hits 12-of-14 from line in fourth quarter to clinch NCMC victory
Shackled by shooting difficulties in their offensive sets, the Fulton Lady Hornets profited from what was freely made available. Fulton outscored Moberly 21-11 in the fourth quarter, making 12-of-14 free throws during that span, as the Lady Hornets turned back the Lady Spartans 57-48 in a North Central Missouri Conference win Friday night.
The No. 3 seed Lady Bulldogs were outscored by the No. 5 Lady Coyotes 22-12 in the second half of Friday night’s 39-30 loss in the third-place game of the 31st-annual Sturgeon Tournament.
The No. 2 seed Bulldogs moved on to a much-anticipated showdown in the championship after fending off the No. 3 Trojans 73-61 in Thursday night’s semifinals.
STURGEON — The state-ranked, top-seeded New Bloomfield Lady Wildcats straightened out their shooting issues in the second half, giving themselves a chance to contend for a championship.
BOWLING GREEN — Senior guard Elaine Brinker made all eight of her free throws in the last 1 minute, 31 seconds Wednesday night as the No. 5 seed North Callaway Ladybirds toppled the No. 1 Clopton Lady Hawks 50-47 in the semifinals of the 90th-annual Bowling Green Tournament.
STURGEON — Senior forwards Jacob Smith and Luke Horstman combined for 36 points in the No. 2 seed South Callaway Bulldogs’ 87-57 first-round throttling of the No. 7 New Bloomfield Wildcats on Tuesday night at the 31st-annual Sturgeon Tournament.
BOWLING GREEN — The No. 7 seed North Callaway Thunderbirds were outscored by the No. 2 Louisiana Bulldogs 38-29 in the second half of Tuesday night’s 61-53 first-round loss at the 90th-annual Bowling Green Tournament.
The host Westminster College Blue Jays halted their nine-game losing streak by outscoring the Principia (Illinois) College Panthers 44-33 in the second half of Tuesday night’s 67-56 SLIAC triumph on Henry P. Iba Court.