The Chillicothe Hornets struck first when traveling to Benton for an MEC matchup on Monday night, winning the first set 25-19, however Benton responded winning the three consecutive sets 25-22, 25-18, 25-15 to defeat the Hornets in volleyball.
Lyla Beetsma had 16 kills. Ava Leamer, 8.
Madison Albaugh and Ava Leamer both had 15 digs. Lyla Beetsma, 12.
Carman Woodworth had 21 assists.
Chillicothe’s JV team got the win 24-26, 25-18, 15-7, while the C team lost 7-25, 9-25.
Coach Beetsma and the team play in their final home game of the season tonight against St. Joseph Christian at 6pm. The Hornets wrap up their regular season Thursday at Maryville, and then will begin postseason play a week from today in the first round of the district tournament.