Cypert/Keithley Win Doubles Gold
Chillicothe Girls Tennis Doubles team of Hannah
Cypert and Hunter Keithley won the Midland Empire Conference Doubles
tournament championship. The team had a first round bye, beat a
Savannah team 8-2, beat a LeBlond team 6-1 and 7-5 and beat a Benton
team 4-6, 6-3 and 6-0 for the championship.
The team of Lauren Gregory and Hannah Zimmerman lost
their first round match then battled back through the
consolation side to finish 6th place out of 14 teams.
In the singles bracket Gracy Reeter had a first round
bye, beat a Benton player 8-2, beat a Savannah player 6-4, 6-4 then
lost to the top seed from Maryville 4-6, 1-6 to finish 2nd. Macy
Cavanah won her first match 8-1, lost to the eventual champion 2-6,
0-6 and lost to a Savannah player to finish 4th.
Jones 4th in MEC Golf Tournament
Chillicothe Freshman golfer Hallie Jones shot a 43
and 48 for a 93, good for 4th place in the Midland Empire Golf
Tournament held in Maryville. The Lady Hornets team equaled their
5th place finish from last year. Maddi Lamp finished 11th with a
107, Hannah Haakonstad a 121, Jensen Simmer a 126 and Lexi Hargrave
a 135. The team finished with a 447. Maryville won on their home
course with a 372 and had the medalist with an 87.
Lady Hornets Tennis Win MEC Title
The Chillicothe Lady Hornets tennis team beat
Maryville 6-3 to finish as unbeaten champions in the Midland Empire
Conference. In doubles play Hannah Cypert and Hunter Keithley won
8-5, Gracy Reeter and Macy Cavanah won 8-2 and Lauren Gregory and
Hannah Zimmerman won 8-2. In singles play Gracy Reeter lost 4-8,
Hannah Cypert won 8-4, Hunter Keithley won 8-1, Macy Cavanah won
8-4, Lauren Gregory lost 6-8 and Hannah Zimmerman lost 7-9.
In Junior Varsity doubles play for Chillicothe,
Faulkner and Lamp lost 6-7, Distler and McElwee won 7-6, May and
Ishmael won 7-6, Bloss and Sisson lost 6-7 and Brady and Pohren won
Hornets Cross Country in Benton Meet
The Chillicothe Boys Cross
Country team finished 3rd and the Girls team were 6th in a meet at
Benton. In the Boys race, Gunnar Young finished 9th, Ben Hayen 17th,
Jacob Parkes 24th, Peyton Forck 27th, Logan Asher 28th and Aaidrian
Carden was 34th. In the JV race Eric Kleinschmidt was 1st and Colby
Moody 2nd and in the 9th grade boys race Hayden Simmer was 2nd,
Nathan Toole 10th and Kade Simmer 12th.
In the Girls race Callaway Chapman was 9th, Elena Boon
23rd, Emma Burk 27th, Anna Shackleford 29th, Belle Showalter 36th
and Emma Bernskoetter 47th. In the Girls JV race Mayanna Ward was
15th and Kiera Bosley was 18th.
Coach Tim Riekena said several Chillicothe
runners dropped their time by a more than a minute from last year's
Softball Hands Smithville first MEC Loss
Chillicothe Lady Hornets softball had a
big first inning and went on to beat Smithville 9-5 in a conference
home contest. Chillicothe put five runs on the board in the first
and another one in the second. Smithville closed it to 6-5 in the
top of the third but Chillicothe had one insurance run in the bottom
of the fifth and two more in the sixth.
Chillicothe banged out 11 hits led by McKenna Poling
with a triple and a double, Harlie Jones and Jylian Davis with two
singles each, and one single for Abby Jones, Molly Jones, Maddi
Graham, Jordan Hibner and Laney Gaston.
Jylian Davis had the win with Molly Jones finishing
things off, the two combining to allow five runs, two earned, with
six hits, two walks and three strike outs. Coach Mike Jones said his
team hit the ball well but needs to tighten up their defense.
Brookfield downs Lady Hornets Golfers
Brookfield had two golfers tie for medalist honors
and beat Chillicothe 208 to 220. Brookfield's Laken Sattman and Demi
Downe had the low score of 45. Chillicothe was led by Hallie
Jones with a 46 including shooting par on holes 10, 16 and 17. Maddie
Lamp had a 56, Jensen Simmer a 58, Hannah Haakonstad a 60 and Lexie
Hargrave a 61. In two JV golfers, Riley Brobst shot a 47 and
Kennasyn Johnson shot a 60
Kirksville Beat Chillicothe VB in
The Kirksville Lady Tigers volleyball team edged
out Chillicothe in two close games 26-24 and 25-23.
Chillicothe had Catey Trout with 3 points and 2 digs, Devin Dowell
with 3 points including an ace, 2 kills, an assist and 4 digs, Elli
Ross had 6 points with 3 aces, 9 assists and 6 digs. Kaylee Lewis
had 2 service points, Kennedie Kieffer had a kill and a block, Kylee
Larson had 7 points including 1 ace and 16 digs, Maggie Pfaff had a
kill and a dig and Ruthie Vinson had 3 service points, 4 kills and
The Junior Varsity won 25-21, 25-18 led by Maya Snyder
with 3 kills and 3 digs. There was no 9th grade match.
Kirksville Downs Chillicothe Soccer
Tigers scored three goals in the second half to beat Chillicothe
Boys Soccer 3-0. Drew Toedebusch had an outstanding night in goal
with 11 saves. Coach Tim Cunningham stated the team struggles
continue in scoring and getting a consistent attack, He stated the
guys competed like always but need to continue to improve.
Middle School Football Splits
The Chillicothe Middle School
football teams split games with Brookfield. The 8th grade boys lost
20-12. Chillicothe scored first on a pass play from Gage Leamer to
Nick Heldenbrand for a 90 yard pass play. The conversion pass
failed. Two Brookfield touchdowns made it a 14-6 game at halftime.
The Brookfield team scored again in the second half for a 20-6 score
but Chillicothe's Logan Distler scored on a reverse play. A two
point conversion attempt was no good and an onside kick attempt
The 7th grade Hornets football team picked up a 32-6
win over Brookfield. Cayden Potter had a 10 yard touchdown, Wyatt
Brandsgaard scored a 15 yard touchdown in the 2nd and caught a
Griffith Bonderer 20 yard touchdown pass in the third quarter. Brock
Miller scored on a 5 yard run in the third quarter also. Bryce
Dominique led the Hornet 7th grade ground game with a 100 yard
rushing night and the defense was led by sacks from Carter Crawford
and Isaiah Sprong.
Chillicothe Middle School Volleyball Wins
8th grade volleyball program beat Bueker of Marshall. The A team won
25-14 and 25-15, led by Makayla Vance with 20 points, Selby Miller
with 8 points and Clara Leamer with 6 points. The B team split with
a 25-11 win and a 22-25 loss, led by Abby Hecker with 14
points, Libby Washburn with 11 points
The Chillicothe 7th grade volleyball program beat
Marshall twice. The 7th grade A team lost 29-25, won 25-22 and 15-7
led by Jessica Reeter with 16 points, Reagan May and Anna Fisher
with 6 points each. The 7th grade B team won 25-12 and 25-18 led by
Alyssa Eckert with 12 points, Myra Englert and Cami Carpenter with 5
JV/9th Hornets Football Combine for Win
A combined Junior Varsity and 9th grade
Chillicothe football team won at St Joseph LeBlond 28 to 7.
The JV team played the first half and one series of the 3rd quarter
then the 9th grade players took the field. Chillicothe had a 1st
quarter 33 yard touchdown run from Dawson Wheeler with Jaden Winder
running the 2 point conversion. Just over two minutes later, Winder
connected with Kam Ward for a 40 yard touchdown pass. Jamicin Carr's
extra point was good.
In the 2nd quarter Winder connected
with Isaak Rasche for a 5 yard touchdown pass but the PAT was no
good. Later in the 2nd quarter Deon Reynolds had an 11 yard
touchdown run and Carr's kick was good.
Next week's scheduled JV game with Lafayette was
canceled by the Irish, so the next JV game won't be until Oct 2nd
against Savannah. Monday's 9th grade game with Lafayette is still
LeBlond Soccer beats Hornets
The State Ranked St Joseph LeBlond boys
soccer team beat Chillicothe 3-0. Jon Chapman scored two unassisted
goals in the first half, with Brooks Jungbluth scoring unassisted in
the 2nd half. Chillicothe's Drew Toedebusch had 7 saves.
Hornets coach Tim Cunningham said the Hornets
fought hard and competed very well for the full 80 minutes. He
called LeBlond a very talented team.
LeBlond improves to 8-3 and Chillicothe
is 6-5-1 but 2-1 in the MEC. There was no Junior Varsity match
Marshall Volleyball Beats Lady Hornets in 2 games
The Marshall girls volleyball team beat Chillicothe
in straight games 25-23 and 25-15 in a match played at Marshall.
Catey Trout had 4 points and a dig, Devin Dowell had an ace, two
kills and a dig, Elli Ross had a point, 12 assists and one dig,
Kennedie Kieffer had one kill, Kylee Larson had a point and nine
digs, Lucy Gaston had a point, Maggie Pfaff had 5 kills and Ruthie
Vinson had six points, five kills, a block and two digs.
The Junior Varsity won 25-10 and 25-15, led by
Lainee Cowan with 5 digs and Lucy Gaston with 4 kills.
The 9th grade Volleyball team won 25-14 and 25-10
Softball Rained Out
A mid day rain storm was too much to
overcome in Hamilton and the Chillicothe at Penney High of Hamilton
softball game was rained out. A make up date has not yet been
GRC Girls Golf Tournament
The Gallatin Lady Bulldogs won the Grand River
Conference Golf Championship with a 418. Stanberry was well behind
in 2nd place with a 459 and Trenton was 3rd with a 485. Braymer 7th
out of 9 teams with a 551.
Trenton's Werthen Gass tied Kelli
Lynch and Megan Cox both of Gallatin for medalist honors with all
three shooting a 95, some 10 strokes better than the next closest
Tuesday Schedule for Chillicothe
On Tuesday's Chillicothe Sports Schedule:
Girls Golf vs Brookfield 4:00pm
Cross Country at Benton 4:00pm
Girls Tennis hosts Maryville 4:00pm
Boys Soccer at Kirksville 5:00pm
Girls Volleyball vs Kirksville 5:00pm
Softball vs Smithville 5:00pm
Lady Hornets Softball 4th in Tournament
The Chillicothe Girls Softball team
went 2 and 2 and finished 4th in their own tournament. In pool play,
Chillicothe opened with a 7-3 win over Carrollton. Jylian Davis
picked up the 5 inning win. The offense was led by a Maddi Graham
Home Run, Libby Adkins with a triple and two singles and Abby Jones
with a double.
In the second game Excelsior Springs won 8-2 over
Chillicothe with 12 hits in the game. Coach Mike Jones said
his team made too many errors against a team that was playing very
well. The team had 8 singles, led by Molly Jones with two.
In the final pool play game Chillicothe thumped
Putnam County 12-5 in 5 innings. Chillicothe had 18 hits in the game
led by two doubles and two singles from Abby Jones and four
singles from Harlie Jones and a double and two singles from Jylian
In the third place game, Penney of
Hamilton won 2-0. Molly Jones went the distance allowing 2 runs,
only one earned off six hits. Chillicothe was held to four
hits, with Jylian Davis getting two singles.
Hornets Win Homecoming Easily
It wasn't perfect, but the Chillicothe
Hornets football team cruised to a 42-8 homecoming win over St
Joseph Bishop LeBlond.
The game started rough for Chillicothe when they
lost a fumble on the first play of the game. Their defense held and
the Hornets scored in a 10 play 87 yard drive with a Josh Kille 1
yard run, one of 4 touchdowns by the Senior Fullback. Kille scored
on a 2 yard run later in the first for a 14-0 lead.
In the second Brett Shaffer scored on a 1 yard run the Kille
scored on a 1 yard run for a 28-0 halftime score. Kille scored again
in the 3rd on a 20 yard run with Jack Willard scoring on an 18 yard
run in the 4th for a 42-0 lead.
LeBlond scored against the Hornet starters later in the 4th
on a 17 yard pass play set up by a long kick off return.
The Hornet ground game worked well with 50 carries for 378
yards rushing, led by Shaffer with 10 carries for 142 yards and
Kille with 22 carries for 140 yards unofficially.
The Hornets defense held LeBlond to negative yards rushing
but allowed 130 yards passing
Area High School Football Scores Week 5
Midland Empire Conference
at Maryville 63, Cameron 0
at Savannah 53, Benton 0
at Smithville 35, Lafayette 0
at Brookfield 49, Louisiana 2
Trenton 28, at Milan 8
Carrollton 28, at Knob Noster 6
Hamilton: Penney 52, Plattsburg 12
Gallatin 17, at South Harrison 6
Princeton 56, at Putnam County 14
at Marceline 48, Paris 0
at Polo 51, Maysville 12
at Southwest Livingston County 52,
Norborne 52, at Braymer 32