Volleyball Season Comes To End
The Chillicothe Girls Volleyball season
came to an end with a district tournament semi-final loss to
Maryville 17-25 and 16-25
As a team, Chillicothe had just 11 service points with only two
Catey Trout had one ace and two digs, Devin
Dowell had three points, one kill, one assist and eight digs, Elli
Ross had three kills, one block, 15 assists and six digs, Kaylee
Lewis had four kills, one assist and two digs, Kennedie Kieffer had
one kill and one dig, Kylee Larson had one point and two digs,
Maggie Pfaff had five kills and one dig and Ruthie Vinson had two
points with one ace, six kills and ten digs.
Maryville will face Benton for the district title.
Benton beat Lafayette in three sets in the other semi-final game
In Class two
semi-finals today, Bishop LeBlond from the MEC takes on East
Buchanan in district 16, Trenton will face Higginsville in district
15. In Class three District 15, Smithville from the MEC takes on
Excelsior Springs in the semi-finals
7th Grade Hornets Football Undefeated
The Chillicothe 7th grade Hornets ended
their football season with a 32-22 win at Cameron to end the season
6-0. Highlights of the win included Cayden potter with an 8 yard
touchdown run and two 2-point conversions in the game, Isaiah Sprong
with a 10 yard touchdown reception from Griffith Bonderer, Brock
Miller with an interception return for touchdown and Wyatt
Brandsgaard with a 15 yard touchdown
The 8th Grade Hornets ended the season with
a 1-5 record following a 52-14 loss to Cameron. Chillicothe's scores
came from Nick Hendenbrand with a touchdown run and conversion in
the fist half, and another touchdown run in the second half. Coach
Doug French stated several penalties killed drives or negated long
runs in the game.
Boys Soccer Advances To Finals
The Chillicothe Hornets Soccer team had
great defense to help with a 3-0 district semi-final win over
Moberly at Cameron. The Hornets defense allowed just two shots on
goal in the game. On offense Mason Baxter and Bryce Hague both had
strong games with Hague getting one goal and two assists, Baxter
getting a goal in each half and Gavin Seeley with one assist.
Chillicothe had 16 shots on goal and 9 corner kicks.
Coach Tim Cunningham said his team's attack was
consistent both halves and the defense was able to contain the
attack from what he called a gritty Moberly team. Cunningham said
his team is starting to play their best soccer at the right time.
Chillicothe will face Kirksville for the district title on Thursday
Lady Hornets Volleyball Advances to
The Chillicothe Lady Hornets Volleyball
team advanced to the District semi-finals with a win over District
Host Cameron 25-17, 25-21.
Catey Trout had three points with two digs, Devin Dowell had seven
points with an ace, one kill and two digs, Elli Ross had four points
with two aces, three kills, 14 assists and four digs, Kaylee Lewis
had five points with an ace, two kills and two blocks, Kennedie
Kieffer had five kills, one assist and one dig, Kylee Larson had
three points, eight digs, Maggie Pfaff had seven kills and four
digs, and Ruthie Vinson had two points, three kills and eight digs.
Next for Chillicothe is top seed Maryville.
Hornets 9th/JV football wins
A combined Chillicothe Junior Varsity and
9th grade football team ended their seasons with a 22-16 win at St
Joseph Benton. After spotting Benton eight points in the first
quarter, Chillicothe had a 32 yard pass from Jaden Winder to Isaak
Rasche with a conversion pass to Kam Ward to tie the game. Late in
the first half Winder ran it in from one yard out but the conversion
pass was no good and Chillicothe led 14-8 at intermission
Winder connected with Hayden Hill on an 18 yard pass in
the third for a touchdown and Hill ran in the conversion. Benton
scored again in the 4th but Chillicothe's defense stopped the
Cardinals final two possessions to seal the win. On defense, Julius
Humphrey forced two fumbles with both recovered by James Fainter and
Sonny Smith recovered a fumbled kick off return attempt.
Lady Hornets Tennis Duo Bows Out
The Chillicothe girls tennis doubles team of Hannah
Cypert and Hunter Keithley have finished their season with two
losses in the state tennis tournament on Friday.
The Chillicothe duo lost in the first round to a
Palmyra team 1-6 and 2-6 then lost in the consolation bracket to a
Springfield Catholic team 2-6 and 0-6.
Trenton's duo of Claire Utley and Lauren Dolan lost to
a Pembroke Hill team 0-6, 1-6 then lost to a Kennett team 0-6, 0-6
In singles play TJ Oglesby of Maryville lost to a John Burroughs
player 0-6 and 0-6, then lost to a St Dominic player 0-6, 2-6
Hornets Win Share of Football Crown
The Chillicothe Hornets football team won their first Midland Empire
Conference Football title since 2008 with a 50-17 home win over St
Joseph Benton. Chillicothe shares the title with Smithville with
both teams finishing at 6-1 in MEC play. Maryville beat Lafayette so
both finished 5-2 in MEC play.
For Chillicothe, they started big early with a punt block and
recovery on the 3 yard line. Jack Willard scored with 10:38 left in
the first for a 7-0 lead. Brett Shaffer turned in a 59 yard
touchdown run midway thru the first then Chillicothe scored twice in
the final minute of the first quarter on a Jack Willard 4 yard run
and a Shaffer 26 yard interception return for a 29-0 lead after the
Josh Kille then took over with a touchdown in the 2nd on a 42 yard
run, and two in the third quarter of 34 yards and 3 yards. The
touchdowns gave Kille the school record for rushing touchdowns in a
season. Two of Benton's three scores came in the last part of the
Chillicothe improves to 8-1 and hosts Cameron Friday night for the
first round of district play.
Week 9 Area Football Results
Midland Empire Conference
Smithville 49, at Cameron 8
at Maryville 14, Lafayette 12
Savannah 53, at LeBlond 0
Clark County 26, at Brookfield 0
Gallatin 14, at Trenton 12
at Higginsville 33, at Carrollton 13
Hamilton: Penney 56, East Buchanan 16
at Princeton 62, Polo 7
at Milan 34, Maysville 14
Marceline 62, at Harrisburg 0
at Southwest Ludlow 56, Norborne/Hardin Central 20
North Andrew 72, at Braymer 20