Results from Chillicothe Basketball
Chillicothe's varsity basketball teams looked sharp in a 3 team
jamboree Friday night at Chillicothe High School. Coaches had a good
look at all their varsity players in game-like situations against
teams from Mexico and Brookfield. Each scrimmage was three quarters
that were each six minutes long. The scores were cleared after each
For the Chillicothe Lady Hornets they fought off a
physical Mexico team that pressed the Lady Hornets early in the
contest. Mexico won the first quarter 11-10, Chillicothe won the
final two 9-7 and 9-6. In the second match up Chillicothe rolled
past the Brookfield girls team 7-2, 12-2 and 8-4.
For the Chillicothe Boys team they faced to tall
and talented Mexico team. Mexico won the first quarter 9-7 and the
second quarter 11-8, but Chillicothe dominated the final quarter,
winning 15-1. The Hornets had few problems against Brookfield,
winning all three quarters 18-8, 11-7 and 16-5.
Chillicothe opens the season Tuesday in a home
varsity double header against Penney of Hamilton with the Girls game
at 6:00 and boys to follow at 7:30, both games can be heard live on
Shaffer wins Trager Award at Football
Football Senior Defensive Back and Running Back Brett Shaffer won this years Shawn Trager Memorial Award at the annual Hornets Football banquet and was
presented with a $1,000 scholarship by members of the Trager Family
in honor of the late Hornets stand out football player that died in
college in an automobile accident. It was the only award presented
at the annual Football banquet that featured a lot of praise and a
few stories from this years Conference Championship Hornets football
Kayde Burton, one of the 13 seniors on the team, talked about
what it was like playing with his Senior classmates, all of which
were starters on the team
Audio: Kayde Burton
The Chillicothe Junior Varsity team went 5-1 and
the freshmen finished 2-3 and ended with a 2-game winning streak.
Despite speculation, Head Coach Phil Willard made no comment about
whether he will return again next season, or if he will retire.
Soccer Team Honored at Banquet
The District Championship Chillicothe Hornets
Soccer team was also honored at their banquet. Coach Tim Cunningham
commented that he felt the team played their best soccer at the end
of the season
<Audio: Tim Cunningham>
Chillicothe won just their second district
championship this season. All Conference honors were presented to 9
First team to Defender Jacob Chapman and
Midfielder Gavin Seeley. Second team honors to Defender Hunter
Horton and Forward Bryce Hague and honorable mention honors to
Goalie Drew Toedebusch, Defenders Logan Minnick and Ethan Corbin,
mid Fielder Jacob Anderson and Forward Mason Baxter.
Chillicothe Middle School Basketball
Chillicothe 8th Grade boys basketball team lost to Marshall's Bueker
middle school teams. In the A team game Chillicothe outscored Bueker
in the second half but lost 37-23. Damarcus Kelow had 9 points,
Brock Ward 6, Chace Corbin 3, Cameron Fleener 3, Quentin Cranmer 2,
playing time for Gage Leamer, Carson Crawford, Drake Cosgrove and
In the B Team
game Bueker won 25-19. Chillicothe was led by Josh Gault with 6,
Drake Cosgrove 5, Anderson DeJesus 3, Logan Distler 2, Emmett Young
2 and Cameron Fleener 1 with playing time for Carson Crawford, Ben
Cueni-Smith, Nate King and Ben Pithan.
Bishop Hogan Basketball Results
The Bishop Hogan Middle School teams played
their final game of the season Thursday evening at Bishop Hogan with
the girls team beating Hale 53 to 26. Essie Hicks led the scoring
with 21 points. Jessica Reeter scored 18, Izzie Montgomery scored
10, Ellie Barnett and Kaylynn Cramner scored 2, and playing time for
Alexis Anderson, Isabelle Witt, Allison Higgins, and Lilly Stedem.
The girls end their season with a record of 9 and 1.
The boys team lost 53 to 18. James Matthew had 6
points. Connor Douglas and Matty Douglas each scored 4, Jackson
Reeter and Kyan Douglas each scored 2 and playing time for Kaden
Cramner, Cameron Williams, Jake Constant, and Patrick Kinsella. The
boys end their season with a record of 5 and 4.
Two Post Season Banquet Thursday
The Final High School fall sports banquets are
tonight in Chillicothe. The District Champion Boys Soccer team will
hold their banquet at 5:30pm at the First Baptist Church in
The Conference champion Hornets Football team banquet
will be tonight at 6:00pm at the Chillicothe High School commons.
For more information, contact the Chillicothe High School Office.
Wrestling Hopes To Build On Success
The Chillicothe Wrestling team has just two weeks
to be ready for their first match of the season. The Hornets had one
of their best wrestling seasons ever last year but graduated a State
Champion and several other medalists, state qualifiers and seniors.
Coach Chad Smith hopes last year's success will carry over to this
season with some key experience returning
Coach Chad Smith>
Smith has just over 30 students out for wrestling.
Their first match is November 30th at home against Marshall
7th Grade Basketball Wins Again
The Chillicothe 7th grade boys
basketball teams picked up wins over Bueker Middle School of
Marshall. The Hornets A team won 44-13 led by Wyatt Brandsgaard with
16 points, Griff Bonderer with 10, Cayden Potter with 9, Gabe Hansen
had 4, Landon Winder 3 and Carson Steele 2.
The B Team Hornets won 13-11 led by
Isaiah Sprong with 4, Carter Crawford 3, Gabe Kiel 3, Cayleb Cothern
2 and Carson Steele 1