Macks Creek offensive woes continue in loss to Calvary Lutheran
The offensive woes for the Lady Pirates of Macks Creek continued on Tuesday night as they dropped a 13 - 1, five-inning game to the Calvary Lutheran Lady Lions. The loss is the third in a row for the team.
Macks Creek saw Calvary score three in the first, five in the second, two in the third and three more in the fourth. They plated their lone tally in the second inning. Lexi Mayer doubled to left-center field to lead off the inning, moved to third on a Jesse Willis ground out to the pitcher, and then scored on a Lensy Spencer double down the left field line.
Offensively the Lady Pirates mustered only five hits in the contest. Spencer singled and doubled in a run in her two at-bats. Kali Eidson and Kenzie Hicks each singled and Mayer doubled and scored a run. Madeline Phillips walked and reached on a fielder's choice and Shelby Willis was able to reach base on a fielder's choice as well.
Bethany Schmidt took the loss for Macks Creek. She allowed 13 runs, 11 earned on 12 hits while striking out two and walking three.
The Lady Pirates fall to 5-8 with the loss.
Macks Creek is back in action on Friday in the first round of the Hermitage Tournament. They will play the fourth-seeded Wheatland Lady Mules as the fifth seed. Game time is set for 4:30 p.m.
Courtesy of Macks Creek School District
Osage falls to Blair Oaks
Osage visited Blair Oaks Tuesday night and it was a tough trip for the Indians as they came home with a 7-1 defeat.
The night started out well as Osage took an initial 1-0 lead, but the Falcons shut it down and extended their lead to six runs by the sixth inning.
Arianna Neal, Gracie Faulkner, Payton Good and Skyler Smith each recorded a hit for Osage while Faulkner recorded the team’s lone RBI. Smith took the loss on the mound allowing seven runs on 11 hits while striking out four and walking a single batter in six innings of work.
Osage falls back to 6-6 in the regular season and 3-2 in conference play. Osage will look to get back on track when Vienna comes to town on Thursday at 5 p.m.
Eldon outpaced at Sedalia
Eldon generated some offense in road trip to Sedalia Smith-Cotton Tuesday night.
Unfortunately for the Mustangs, the Tigers generated more in a 15-3 win in five innings.
Eldon collected eight total hits on the night with three coming from Madison VanHooser who also posted an RBI while Camri Bond put up two hits and two RBIs of her own.
Meanwhile, the pitching duo of Lauren Imler and VanHooser combined to allow 13 earned runs on 17 hits while walking a single batter and recording no strikeouts.
Eldon (1-14, 0-5 Tri-County Conference) will host Linn on Monday at 5 p.m.