The Chillicothe Lady Hornets soccer team opened their season with a 3-0 loss at home to Sedalia Smith-Cotton.
Chillicothe coach Shannon Grable called the match hard fought by both sides with physical play and great build up by the Lady Hornet forwards.
Sedalia scored twice in the first half, with in a 6 minute period. The final goal was early in the second half.
Coach Grable credited Lady Hornets Goalkeeper Kennedie Kieffer with a solid match and some fantastic saves on her way to a 20 save evening. Sedalia used a high press offense to put pressure on the defense all night.
In the Junior Varsity match, Lucy Reeter scored the lone goal in a 1-0 Chillicothe win. The team’s defense held off a late surge from Sedalia to preserve the shut out.