FOOTBALL: The North Callaway Junior Varsity Thunderbirds ended Tipton's JV 21-game winning streak Monday when North Callaway defeated Tipton 21-0. The Thunderbirds scored 6 in the second quarter, 8 in the third and 7 in the fourth. In the second quarter Cole Branson threw a 42-yard touchdown pass to Miguel Hudson. In the third quarter Branson found Hudson again for a 54-yard TD pass. Branson completed a 2-point conversion pass to Chance Key. In the fourth quarter, Branson ran for a 23-yard touchdown and kicked the extra point. Hudson had 96 yards on his two receptions; while Branson was 3-6 in passing with 105 yards. North Callaway, 3-0, plays at home Monday against Hallsville.
SOFTBALL: Community R-6 Middle School softball team lost two games recently. The first was Friday when they lost 10-0 against Montgomery County. Alissa Curtis pitched 1 inning, gave up 1 hit, 2 runs, 2 walks and struck out 1; Danie Jackson, pitched 4 innings, with 7 hits, 8 runs, 7 walks and struck out 6. Sirrina Dunn hit 2 singles.
In Monday's game, North Callaway defeated R-6 18-5. Pitchers for R-6 were Curtis, who pitched 2 innings, allowed 6 hits, 9 runs, 6 walks and struck out 2. Jackson pitched 4 innings, allowed 9 hits, 9 runs, 2 walks and struck out 4.
Jackson hit a double and had 1 RBI. Dunn had a single; and Jessie Hill hit a single with 1 RBI.
North Callaway Lady Birds increased their record to 10-3 overall and 5-1 in EMO conference play Tuesday when they defeated conference rival Wright City 11-1 in five innings.
Wright City's only run came in the fourth inning. North Callaway scored in the second, third, fourth and fifth innings.
Danielle Cassidy (7-3) pitched all five innings, allowing 1 earned run, 3 hits, 1 walk and struck out 5.
Offensively Jaida Grave was 3-3 with 2 runs scored; Maddie Sorrell was 3-4 with 2 RBI and 2 runs scored; Cheyenne Shapin was 1-2 with a sacrifice and 2 RBI. Kelsey Coil was 1-3 with 3 RBI.
"This was a good conference win and a nice look into our upcoming district," said North Callaway Coach Sara Baumgartner.
The junior varsity also won with a final score of 7-1. They are 7-1 for the season.
The Centralia Lady Panthers shut out South Shelby Lady Birds 11-0 Tuesday in five innings at South Shelby.
Baylee Douglass (7-1) was the winning pitcher, pitching all five innings, allowing 1 hit, 1 walk and striking out 11. Bailey Fohey, losing pitcher, pitched all five innings, allowing 11 hits, 11 runs, 1 walk and struck out 1.
"Our girls started out the first inning by stringing together several hits. Baylee pitched an excellent game and I thought our girls played together really well," said Centralia Coach Jill Angell.
Offensively for the Lady Panthers Alli Massey hit very solid going 3-3 with 2 RBI; Ashley Hill was 2-3 with 2 RBI; Douglass was 2-3 with two stolen bases; and Kailee Chitwood was 2-4.
Page 2 of 2 - Centralia is 13-2 overall for the season and 7-0 in league play.