Osage drives past California

Osage showed plenty of fight Tuesday night.

The Indians were on the road in California and found themselves trailing the Pintos 5-1 after the first inning. Then, Osage regained the lead by the third inning and went on to enjoy a 13-6 win.

Payton Good got the rally going as she led the team with three hits while Paige Luttrell and Arianna Neal both added two hits each. Luttrell and Kerrigan Gamm both finished with two RBIs while Sierra Bishop, Good, Liberty Gamm, Gracie Faulkner and Neal all added an RBI each. The Indians had 11 total hits in the contest.

Skyler Smith got the start on the mound for Osage and worked one-third of an inning allowing two hits and five runs while striking out a batter and walking three. Kerrigan took over the final six-and-two-thirds innings and earned the win allowing a single run on four hits while walking three batters and striking out one.

Osage (10-9, 4-2 Tri-County Conference) will host St. Elizabeth on Thursday at 5 p.m.

Eldon comes up short in tough battle with Russellville

A single run was the difference in Tuesday night’s matchup between Eldon and Russellville. Unfortunately for the Mustangs, that run belonged to the visitors in an 8-7 loss at Clawson Field.

Eldon had led the entire night and had a 6-4 lead through five innings, but Russellville rallied with four runs in the seventh and the Mustangs managed to add just one more run before running out of outs.

Eldon produced 12 hits on the night and the bats of Hailey Clifton and Kayleigh Fike powered the offense as Fike finished with four RBIs on two home runs while Clifton brought in a single run while going 4-4 at the plate with for hits.

On the mound, Eldon’s Lauren Hollenbeck worked a complete game allowing 15 hits while walking a batter and striking out two.

Eldon (4-20, 2-5 Tri-County Conference) will host Helias Catholic on Thursday at 5 p.m.

Macks Creek loses heartbreaker to Halfway

Rylee Stokes's solo home run in the bottom of the seventh sent the hometown Halfway Lady Cardinals to a walk-off, 6-5 win over the visiting Macks Creek Lady Pirates on Tuesday night.

Macks Creek had rallied from a 5-1 deficit and plated four runs in the seventh to tie it.

Shaylee Skinner took the tough loss in the circle allowing four earned runs on eight hits and two walks. Madeline Phillips and Mylee Hicks had two hits each to lead the Lady Pirates while Kali Eidson and Hicks had two RBIs each.

"We were down to our last strike when all-of-the-sudden this team came alive," Macks Creek's Jason Trusty said. "Tonight we rallied against a good team and showed life that we haven't seen in a while.

"I'm hoping that this is something that we will use as we prepare for postseason play," the coach added.

Macks Creek falls to 6-14 with the loss and will host Humansville on Thursday at 5 p.m.

Story courtesy of Macks Creek School District