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ASHLAND — The Hornets suffered their second overtime loss of the week when they were outscored by the Eagles 9-4 in the extra period Thursday night.

Fulton — which fell at home to state-ranked rival Mexico 70-63 in overtime Monday night — dropped to 4-2 on the season.

The Hornets owned a 16-14 edge after one quarter Thursday night and outscored Southern Boone 17-14 in the second quarter to carry a 33-28 lead into halftime.

The contest was tied at 43-all after three quarters and Fulton sophomore guard Walker Gohring buried a 3-pointer with 9.7 seconds left in regulation, pulling the Hornets even at 57-all to force the extra period.

Sophomore guard Courtland Simmons topped Fulton with 20 points and sophomore forward Josh Reams supplied 10.

Trenton Roney responded with a game-high 21 points to steer five players in double figures for the Eagles (5-3). Chase Schlupp added 12 points, Nik Post was next with 11 and Ethan Osborne and Blake Dapkus contributed 10 apiece.

The Hornets are seeded second in next week's 87th-annual California Tournament. Fulton plays No. 7 California in the first round at 8:30 p.m. Tuesday.

The Hornets' junior varsity defeated Palmyra 39-25 at the Monroe City Tournament on Thursday night to complete pool play at 2-0. Fulton, though, lost a tiebreaker on points allowed and will square off against Monroe City for third place at noon today.

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