MOKANE, Mo. — The South Callaway Bulldogs went 1-1 in a pair of bonus games Satuday, dropping their opener 12-2 in five innings to the Blair Oaks Falcons and winning the final game of the tripleheader 6-4 against the Palmyra Panthers.
Blair Oaks defeated Palmyra 10-1 in the other bonus game.
South Callaway was held to two runs on two hits against Blair Oaks, all of them coming in the top of the fourth inning. Jacob Martin and Ryan Lepper opened the inning with back-to-back singles. Dane Daugherty was hit by a pitch, forcing in Martin, and Lepper scored on Owen Rees' fielder's choice.
The Falcons scored four runs in each of the first three innings.
Wil Libbert had two hits and three RBI, while Josh Isaacs had two hits and two RBI to lead Blair Oaks (19-4), the No. 5 team in Class 4.
Rees pitched the first two innings for South Callaway, giving up eight runs on six hits with one walk and two strikeouts. Tanner Marty threw the final two innings, allowing four runs on three hits and two walks.
South Callaway never trailed against Palmyra (11-7), opening the game with two runs in the bottom of the first inning and one more in the second, benefiting from an RBI groundout by Lepper and a pair of errors to make the score 3-0.
Lepper scored on another error in the third, Trace Helsel hit an RBI single in the fourth and Dustin Russell scored on a passed ball in the fifth to make the score 6-2.
South Callaway finished the game with just three hits, as Jacob Lallier and Martin each added a single.
Daugherty was the winning pitcher for the Bulldogs. In five innings, he finished with three walks while allowing two runs on three hits. Lepper closed the game, giving up two runs on four hits and two walks in two innings.
South Callaway (9-15) will play three Show-Me Conference games this week, starting with today's game at Class 2 No. 10 Eugene.