A 16-5 scoring advantage in the fourth quarter propelled the Hannibal Lady Pirates to the road victory Monday night in Fulton. It was Hannibal's first game in 11 days.

A 16-5 scoring advantage in the fourth quarter propelled the Hannibal Lady Pirates to the road victory Monday night in Fulton. It was Hannibal's first game in 11 days.

After being outscored 11-6 in the third quarter Hannibal found itself down 33-30 entering the final period.

"Our shots were not really falling in the beginning of the game and in the third quarter," Hannibal Coach Evan Cerven said. "But throughout all the offensive struggles the girls really brought energy and intensity on the defensive end. We had a handful of steals that were converted into layups which got the momentum in our favor towards the end of the game."

Hannibal outscored Fulton 18-6 at the free-throw line. The Lady Pirates were 10 of 13 in the fourth quarter. During the first three quarters Hannibal was eight and 16 from the foul line.

Perfect from the line for Hannibal was Autumn Bigsby, who was eight for eight for the game and six of six in the fourth quarter.

In addition to Bigsby, who finished with 10 points, also in double figures for the Lady Pirates were Bella Falconer, 12, and Kaylee Falconer, 11.

Fulton's Kayanna Gains led all scorers with 17 points.

Hannibal, 8-5, hosts Monroe City on Friday night.