The Chillicothe Lady Hornets scored the first points and led the rest of the game in a 54 to 29 MEC home win over Cameron.
However, Coach Darren Smith credited his team’s defense for helping with the win.
Essie Hicks paced the Lady Hornets with 21 points. Jessica Reeter had 9, Jolie Bonderer with 8, Lucy Reeter with 5, Bre Pithan with 4, Cali Burkhardt with 3, Kayanna Cranmer and Ellie Barnett each with 2 and playing time for three others. Cameron Senior Olivia Moore had 16 of her team’s 24 points.
Chillicothe improves to 21-4 on the season.
The Chillicothe JV girls beat Cameron 44-21, led by Delanie Kieffer with 14 points.