Lakers take down Republic, Macks Creek falls to Weaubleau and Climax Springs falls to Stover
Camdenton takes down Republic
Camdenton hosted Republic Monday night in a makeup game and it proved to be another opportunity to add a win as the Lakers took down the visitors 6-3.
Camdenton built an early 3-0 lead in the first inning and Republic added three runs in the fourth to tie it back up. Then, another three runs from the Lakers in the fifth proved to make the final difference.
The Camdenton offense was paced by the bat of Dylan Thompson who went a perfect 3-3 at the plate with two RBIs. Cole Linch and Paxton DeLaurent put up two hits of their own and Riley Stidham provided the other two RBIs with a hit.
On the mound, the arm of Garrett Stamper got the job done as he improved to 3-0 on the season allowing three earned runs on three hits while walking four batters and striking out three in his six and two-thirds innings of work. Nolan Moriearty came in to record the save.
Camdenton (7-2, 1-2 Ozark Conference) was scheduled to host West Plains on Tuesday and the Lakers will visit rival Lebanon on Thursday at 6:30 p.m.
Macks Creek outpaced by Weaubleau
Macks Creek traveled to Weaubleau on Monday night and dropped a 12-2, six-inning decision to the host.
Weaubleau began to inflict some damage in the third inning with three runs and added two more in the fourth and another in the fifth before pouring on six runs in the sixth. Macks Creek scored both of its runs in the fourth.
Senior pitcher Justin Register took the loss for the Pirates in the contest. He worked the first four innings, allowing four runs, one earned, on six hits while striking out three and walking one. He falls to 1-1 Junior Oscar Cortez relieved in the fifth and worked one-and-a-third innings, allowing eight runs, two earned, on seven hits and two walks.
"Justin threw well for us tonight,” Macks Creek Coach Jason Trusty said. "Oscar had a better outing, although the stat line doesn't show it. He was more consistently around the zone which is a step in the right direction for him.
"We just failed to make plays behind our pitchers tonight defensively."
Offensively, Hunter Lane paced the Pirates with a two-for-three night at the plate and Gage Mashburn and Carsen Strutz collected the only other two hits. Trever Smith also had an RBI.
Macks Creek (3-5) was scheduled to host Hermitage on Tuesday and will host Climax Springs on Thursday at 5 p.m.
Climax Springs comes up short at Stover
Climax Springs visited Stover Monday night and fell to the host Bulldogs 15-2.
Climax Springs (0-6) was scheduled to host Humansville on Tuesday and will visit Macks Creek on Thursday at 5 p.m.