Fulton softball had an easier time beating Marshall this time around as the Hornets defeated the Owls 17-0 in three innings Thursday in Marshall.
In the previous meeting between the two teams, Fulton won 4-1 on Sept. 1, with Natalie Underwood earning the complete-game victory.
Underwood was in the circle Thursday and pitched another complete-game victory against the Owls, going 2 ⅔ innings and allowing no runs on two hits and no walks while striking out five.
Unlike the last time the Hornets met Marshall, Fulton's offense did its job -- all but two of the team's hitters notched at least one hit.
Leading the way at the plate was Madison Bright, who went 2-for-3 with a homer and a double while driving in a team-high four runs.
Meanwhile, the Underwood twins -- Natalie and Layla -- registered a team-high three hits apiece -- all of them singles.
Next up, Fulton (19-4) will play North Callaway (4-7) at 5 p.m. Monday in Fulton. Before and at the game, the Hornets will raise money for awareness of lymphoma cancer to help support Southern Boone softball player Brooklyn Smith, who was diagnosed with it.