Osage sneaks past Iberia, Eldon comes up short against Hallsville, Versailles blanked by Southern Boone, Macks Creek powers past Springfield Central and Climax Springs blanked by Montrose
Osage sneaks past Iberia
School of the Osage found a good time to take the lead Thursday night at Iberia.
The Indians were tied at 2 with the Rangers through six innings of play when a Carly Ward RBI-double and RBI-groundout from Liberty Gamm pushed the Indians ahead for a 4-3 win over Iberia.
That was all Ward, who pitched all seven innings, needed as she did the rest from the circle allowing just one final Ranger run. Ward allowed just one earned run in the contest off seven hits while striking out seven. Ward also led the team with three hits on the night and finished with two RBIs.
Gamm produced two hits and two RBIs and Maddie Arwood, Jasmine Wilkes and Paige Luttrell all collected a hit each.
Osage (11-11, 2-3 Tri-County Conference) hosts Richland on Monday at 5 p.m.
Eldon comes up short against Hallsville
Eldon visited Hallsville Thursday night for a Tri-County-Conference tilt with the Indians and the Mustangs came up a few runs short in a 7-3 loss.
Camryn Marriott had a had a hit and two RBIs to lead the Mustangs and Madison VanHooser pitched six innings, allowing six hits while recording seven strikeouts.
Eldon (4-18, 1-5 Tri-County Conference) was scheduled to play in the Hillcrest Invitational over the weekend and will play host to Russellville on Tuesday at 5 p.m.
Versailles blanked by Southern Boone
Versailles played host to Southern Boone on Thursday and the Tigers were shut down 4-0 in the Tri-County Conference battle, falling victim to 12 strikeouts in a no-hit bid.
Joscelynn Marriott pitched for the Tigers and allowed two earned runs in her complete game effort on eight hits while striking out five.
Versailles (7-15, 0-6 Tri-County Conference) will visit Capital City on Thursday at 5 p.m.
Macks Creek powers past Springfield Central
Macks Creek made the trip to Springfield Thursday night to take on the Bulldogs and it was a productive trip for the Pirates as they came home with a 16-2 win in six innings.
Macks Creek produced a season high in hits and runs finishing the night with 15 total hits. Bobbie Hilton led the hit parade with four of them while also producing four RBIs. Jesse Willis, Alyssa Seaholm, Caytli Eidson and Molly Phillips all had two hits each and Willis added two RBIs while Eidson, Phillips, Shaylee Skinner, Bethany Schmidt and Kenzie Hicks all drove in a run each.
"We did a good job of putting the ball in play tonight consistently and were able to put pressure on the defense in the base paths,"Macks Creek coach Jason Trusty said. "We did a good job of moving runners around and playing defense behind Bethany."
Macks Creek (10-6) was scheduled to play in the Hermitage Tournament over the weekend and will visit Weaubleau on Monday at 5 p.m.
Climax Springs blanked by Montrose
Climax Springs visited Montrose Thursday evening and it was a rough one for the Cougars as they fell 16-0 in three innings.
C.J. Dake and Jayden Butterfield collected the lone two hits and the trio of Butterfield, Cami Wolfe and Hailey McIntosh combined to allow 10 earned runs on eight hits while walking eight and striking out two.
Climax Springs (1-8) visit Wheatland on Monday at 4:30 p.m.