The Chillicothe Lady Hornets softball team headed up in the late innings for a 13-3 win at Kansas City St Pius X on Tuesday night.
Pius scored one in the third inning but Chillicothe exploded for nine runs in the fifth inning. They followed that with three more in the sixth. Pius managed two in the bottom of the sixth and Chillicothe finished the scoring with one run in the seventh.
Abby Jones led Chillicothe with a double and two singles. Sophia Luetticke had three singles. Kiley Kirkpatrick and Molly Ellis had two singles each. Bailey Pithan had a double and Libby Adkins, Mika Hibner and Jordan Hibner all had one single each.
In the Circle Molly Ellis pitched the first five innings and Halle Rucker finished the final two. They combined to allow seven its, three runs with two of them earned. They threw five strike outs and walked no one.