Macon defeated Moberly 7-2 in a Highway 63 nonconference matchup at Moberly Thursday. Undefeated Macon tied it 2-2 in the top of the third, then junior Reese Adair handed the Tigerettes the lead.
Brandon Monty with the call on KIRK and centralmoinfo.com. Adair later added an RBI-single in the fifth. Fellow infielder Lexi Miller contributed two hits and three RBIs. Moberly coach Dani Sears noted Macon capitalized on the Lady Spartans’ defensive struggles.
Moberly committed four errors. Lady Spartan Madison Thompson evened the score 1-1 with an RBI-double in the first, then Moberly grabbed a 2-1 advantage on Taylor Martin’s RBI-groundout two batters later. But Tigerette pitcher Brooke Weimer settled in over the next six innings, allowing no runs on two hits. Lea Ann Hamlin’s junior ace fanned 11 Lady Spartans.
Macon recorded eight hits off Moberly’s Madyson Klostermann. The senior Klostermann tossed seven innings and struck out two. 5-0 Macon hosts Kirksville Monday while 3-6 Moberly visits Centralia Saturday. Hear full postgame interviews with both coaches below.
Moberly head coach Dani Sears:
Macon head coach Lea Ann Hamlin: