Herald-Whig

Prep roundup: Wilson pitches Hannibal to NCMC victory

By THE HERALD-WHIG STAFF
Posted: Sep. 5, 2018 12:45 am

Taylor Wilson allowed four hits and one run with five strikeouts as the Hannibal softball team posted a 5-1 victory in Moberly on Tuesday in a North Central Missouri Conference game. The score was tied 1-1 when the Pirates took the lead in the fourth inning on consecutive RBI doubles from Taylor Wilson and Taylor Simms, and Emilee Wilson pushed the lead to 4-1 with an RBI single.

Monroe City 4, Clark County 1: McKenzie West allowed a run in the first inning and shut out the Indians the rest of the way in a Clarence Cannon Conference victory. Monroe City took the lead in the fourth inning on back-to-back doubles by Bailey Hays and Riley Quinn, then scored twice in the fifth to put the game away.

Silex 13, Louisiana 8: The Bulldogs led 5-2 after four innings, but the Owls pulled away late by using a 17-hit attack. Stephanie Mills had a game-tying RBI in the sixth inning for Louisiana, but Silex scored six runs in the top of the seventh. Autumn Castagna had three hits for the Bulldogs.

Montgomery County 11, Mark Twain 7: The Tigers led 7-6 entering the bottom of the sixth but gave up five runs in the Eastern Missouri Conference loss. Kenleigh Epperson, Sydnee Bothers, Elizabeth Trower, Emma Clarkson, Autumn Arndt, Bria Hooley and Emma Jo Ross each had two hits for Mark Twain.

Centralia 3, Highland 1: Gwendolyn Bostick had two hits and hit a two-run single in the bottom of the third to lead Centralia, and she also tossed a complete game, allowing four hits and striking out six. Lauren Merrell allowed seven hits and one earned run for Highland, which made four errors.

Knox County 15, Marion County 0: Tadym Mason belted a grand slam in the second inning to pace the Eagles (3-1). Mason had three hits and drove in seven runs, and teammate Savannah Mauck added two hits and three RBIs. Katie Hamlin allowed four hits in four innings, striking out six for Knox County.

Paris 15, North Shelby 0: The Coyotes scored nine runs in the bottom of the third, and North Shelby was held to just two hits in the four-inning contest. Paris also benefitted from seven errors by the Raiders.