Pirates rally by Hornets
The Hannibal boys soccer team snapped a two-game losing skid with a 3-2 victory over Fulton in North Central Missouri Conference play on Thursday.
The Hornets took an early lead with a goal in the 23rd minute and led 1-0 at halftime. Drew Porter tied the game in the 70th minute for the Pirates, but Fulton responded with a gaol in the 72nd minute to go ahead 2-1.
Caleb Young put in the equalizer in the 77th minute on a header off of a corner kick by DaeShon Glasgow, then with 38 seconds remainig Tristen Terrill gave Hannibal its first and final lead by converting a penalty kick.
The Pirates (5-4, 2-2 NCMC) outshot the Hornets 16-9, 12-6 on goal.
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QHS sweeps Rocky
The Quincy High School cross country teams swept a Western Big Six Conference dual meet against Rock Island, with the boys team winning 21-34 and the girls winning 17-47.
Anna Schuering won the girls race individually, crossing the line in 19 minutes, 46 seconds. Fiker Rosen was the boys race winner in 17:10.
Pirates roll past Tigers
The Hannibal volleyball team defeated Kirksville in straight sets 25-21, 25-18, 25-21 on Thursday night at Korf Gymnasium.
Nora Hark finished with six aces and a team-high 29 assists for Hannibal and also contributed with one block, one kill and seven digs. Junior outside hitter Bella Falconer had a team-high 13 kills and 19 digs, while senior libero Allie Hull had 18 digs and one ace and sophomore outside hitter Kate Maune had 11 digs, five kills and one ace.
Raiders run over Crimsons
It was all Quincy Notre Dame in Thursday's girls tennis dual against Jacksonville, as the Raiders swept the Crimsons 9-0.
Lia Quintero, still playing in the No. 1 spot in the absence of Jamie Steinkamp, won 6-0, 6-1 over Skylar Cambridge, while Laela Hernandez was a 6-1, 6-0 winner over Amelia Symons at No. 5.
The closes singles match was No. 3, where Zoey Arnold came back for a 4-6, 6-4, (10-6) decision over Madie Tomhave.
Quintero and Evie Schuetz were 8-1 victors at No. 1 doubles, and Olivia Ley and Arnold were 8-1 winnners at No. 2 doubles. Hernandez and Ava Jacobsen won 8-4 at No. 3 doubles.
Wildcats fall at home
The Culver-Stockton College women's volleyball team lost a Heart of America Athletic Conference match against Benedictine on Thursday in four sets, 25-20, 26-28, 25-13, 25-18.
After dropping the first set, the Wildcats (1-5, 1-3 Heart) trailed 20-15 late in the second set before winning 13 of the next 19 points.
They couldn't quite find that same rhythm in the final two sets, as C-SC fell behind early in both and couldn't keep up.
Madison McClain led the Wildcats with 17 kills, 12 digs and four block assists. Gabi Colon DeJesus was the leading facilitator with 30 assists and Ellie Packer had a team-high 26 digs.