Both Fulton teams secured comfortable wins at Moberly Friday. In the boys contest, the Hornets topped the Spartans 68-53. Moberly grabbed the lead early in the second quarter.
Eric Duick with the call of Toby Short’s 3-pointer on KIRK and centralmoinfo.com. 13-2 Fulton then countered and controlled the final 23 minutes. The Hornets entered the half with a 33-24 advantage and opened the third with a 9-0 run. Spartans head coach Cord Hagedorn evaluated the contest.
Hagedorn’s junior forward Brendan Milcik paced the 7-10 Spartans with a career-high 19 points. Four Hornets scored in double-figures.
Fulton’s girls defeated Moberly 51-32. The Lady Hornets led 23-14 at half and opened the third with a 13-0 run. Lady Spartans head coach Tony Vestal analyzed Moberly’s offensive struggles.
Just two Lady Spartans provided a field goal. Grace Billington scored 22 for 7-11 Moberly. Kayanna Gaines delivered 17 for 6-10 Fulton. The Moberly teams visit Kirksville Tuesday with coverage after the Truman broadcast on KRES. Fulton’s girls visit Marshall Tuesday while the boys host Osage Monday. Hear full postgame interviews below.
Moberly boys coach Cord Hagedorn:
Moberly girls coach Tony Vestal:
Fulton girls coach Matt Wilbers: