Osage stymied by Fatima
It was a tough day at the ballpark for Osage on Monday as the Indians fell to visiting Fatima 12-1.
Fatima opened the night with a 2-0 early lead after the first inning and extended it to seven by the fourth inning, but a five-run seventh put the game out of reach as Osage scored its lone run in the seventh on an RBI from Grace Faulkner who finished her day three-for-three at the plate. The Indians totaled nine hits in the contest, but could not find a way to turn them into runs.
In the circle, Osage’s Carly Ward took the loss in a complete game effort where she allowed 16 hits while striking out four.
Osage (7-3, 3-0 Tri-County Conference) was scheduled to host Hallsville Tuesday before visiting Eugene on Thursday at 5 p.m.
Camdenton falls to Columbia Hickman in extra innings
Camdenton played host to Columbia Hickman Monday night and seven innings were not enough to decide this battle between the Lakers and Kewpies.
With the score tied at 3, the visitors used four runs in the eighth inning to secure a 7-4 win. Camdenton held a 3-1 advantage through five innings, but Hickman managed to push a run across in the sixth and seventh to ignite the rally.
Camdenton racked up 10 hits on the night and the Lakers were led by Shelby Webster who recorded two RBIs. Meanwhile, Laker pitcher Haile Farris threw another complete game and gave up nine hits while recording 12 strikeouts.
Camdenton (5-3, 3-0 Ozark Conference) was scheduled to host Ozark Conference foe Kickapoo on Tuesday and the Lakers will be back in tournament action this weekend in the Jefferson City Tournament, which starts on Friday.
Macks Creek blanked by Crocker
The Macks Creek Lady Pirates took to the road on Monday night to face the Crocker Lady Lions in Crocker. In the end, it was Crocker emerging with a 10 - 0 victory in five innings.
Crocker put up eight runs in the first inning to jump out to a comfortable lead while Macks Creek was held to just one hit as Caytlin Eidson broke up a perfect game in the fifth with a double to the left field corner.
"Crocker is a solid club," Macks Creek coach Jason Trusty said. “They put the ball in play and took advantage of some walks.
"I thought we did a very good job of working and not hanging out heads after their big first inning."
Bethany Schmidt took the loss for the Lady Pirates. She worked four innings and was touched for 10 runs on eight hits while striking out one, walking six and hitting four batters.
Macks Creek (1-3) was scheduled to visit Wheatland Tuesday before heading to the Weaubleau Tournament this weekend for games on Friday and Saturday.
Courtesy of the Macks Creek School District
Climax Springs comes up short in battle with Marion C. Early
Climax Springs visited Marion C. Early Monday night and it was a tough trip for the Cougars after being shut out 13-0.
“We played well. We struggled in the first inning, but Marion hit the ball in the gaps,” Climax Springs coach Derek Carnahan said. “We also struggled at the plate and were only able to get one baserunner in five innings.”
Climax Springs (0-2) was scheduled to host Stoutland Tuesday and the Cougars will play host to Wheatland on Thursday at 4:30 p.m.