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McAfee homers again, but Pirates fall

Courier-Post Staff
Posted: Sep. 10, 2019 9:44 am

FULTON, Mo. – Kylie McAfee belted her fourth home run in as many games, but it wasn’t enough as the Hannibal softball team fell to Fulton 14-6 in North Central Missouri Conference play Monday night.


McAfee’s home run four batters into the game gave the Pirates (3-4, 0-1) a 3-0 cushion in the top of the first inning.


That lead, however, was gone by the second inning as the Hornets scored five times in the frame. A home run in the third highlighted the three-run frame.


Fulton scored four more runs in the fourth to enjoy its biggest lead at 13-3.


Hannibal avoided the mercy rule loss as Emilee Wilson hit a two-out two-run double, and Alyssa Hart followed with an RBI single.


Hannibal had nine hits compared to Fulton’s 13. McAfee was 3 for 4 with two RBIs, while Sydney Hart also had three hits for the Pirates.

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