The Chillicothe Lady Hornets begins play tonight in the 45th annual Kearney Classic Girls Tournament.
Chillicothe with a 6-4 record is coming off of wins over Lawson and Bishop LeBlond.
Their first round opponent will be Platte County. The Lady Pirates are 3-6 on the season with wins over St Joseph Lafayette, Park Hills South and Raytown South.
The only common opponent is Smithville. Chillicothe beat Smithville in the Savannah tournament and lost to them at the NCMC Holiday Shoot Out. Platte County lost to them on the road by 32 points on December 10th.
The first round tournament game today is at 5:00pm with the pre-game show at 4:45. The 5:00pm news block will air in the 4:00pm hour.
Wednesday the Lady Hornets will play either Park Hill or KC Southeast. The Winners play at 8:00pm Wed and losers at 3:30pm. The upper half the bracket is Kearney and Lafayette girls and Notre Dame de Sion and Raytown South.
Other KCHI Area Tournament Games
4:30pm #1 seed Penney of Hamilton vs Gallatin girls
5:45pm #2 Gallatin vs Penney of Hamilton
7:00pm #4 Lawson vs Richmond Girls
8:15pm #1 Richmond boys vs North Platte
4:30pm #3 seed Marceline girls vs Putnam County
5:45pm #3 Marceline boys vs Linn County
7:00pm #2 Milan girls vs Novinger
8:15pm #2 Novinger boys vs Brashear
Osborn Tournament Games at Osborn School Gym
4:30pm #3 Pattonsburg vs Orrick girls
6:00pm #4 Orrick boys vs Osborn
7:30pm #1 Osborn girls vs Union Star
9:00pm #1 Pattonsburg boys vs Union Star
Osborn Tournament Games at Stewartsville School Gym
4:30pm #2 DeKalb girls vs Winston
6:00pm #2 Winston boys vs DeKalb
7:30pm #4 Polo girls vs Stewartsville
9:00pm #3 Stewartsville boys vs Polo
South Harrison Tournament
4:30pm #2 Mercer girls vs Northeast Nodaway
6:00pm #4 North Harrison Boys vs Northeast Nodaway
7:30pm #4 Maysville Girls vs North Harrison
9:00pm #3 South Harrison boys vs Maysville
Bill Burns Tournament at Lathrop
4:30m Pool Play #1 Cameron girls vs Plattsburg
6:00pm Pool Play #3 Van Horn vs North Christian
7:30pm #2 Braymer girls vs Lathrop
9:00pm #1 University Academy boys vs Braymer boys