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Hornets Tennis Sweeps Excelsior Springs to Reach District Team Finals

On to Hornets boys tennis who hosted Excelsior Springs in the semi-finals on the team-district tournament.  A trip to the district championship hung in the balance.

In doubles play, Chillicothe duos swept the Tigers with wins from Emmett Young and Gabe Peterson 8-1, Chace Corbin and Josh Adams, 8-4, as well as Jackson Reeter and Jadon Collins 8-5.

Singles play was more tightly contested proved by Chace Corbin’s win in the top singles match 2-6, 6-3 (13-11) over Carter Pitts. In the number two singles match, Gabe Peterson conquered his opponent 6-4, 5-3.

Emmett Young also went down to the wire in his number three singles match winning 7-6, (7-4) 1-0. Josh Adams and Jadon Collins also picked up victories in singles play.

The Hornets swept the Tigers back to Excelsior Springs, 5-0, and have a now set themselves up for a date with Trenton High School in the District Final on Wednesday night.

Chillicothe and Trenton split their meetings this season with both of them ending in a 5-4 score. has all the Chillicothe High School sports information and updates that you need!