Hussey's 3 goals leads Hornets Soccer over LeBlond
Chillicothe's Derek Hussey scored three
goals and had two assists to lead the Hornets soccer team to a 5-2
win at St Joseph LeBlond. Jon Kline scored first in the 9th minute
off a Hussey assist, Hussey scored in the 21st minute off a Lane
Bonderer assist and Dylan Clark scored in the 29th minute off a
Hussey assist to lead 3-0 at intermission.
LeBlond scored in the 44th and 46th minute to make it
3-2 but Hussey scored in the 75th minute and in the 78th minute off
a penalty kick to secure the win. Trey Batye had six saves on goal
The Hornets JV won 2-0 with goals by
Ridge Howe and Brandon Lamp with Nate Brooks at goal
Marshall Downs Chillicothe Volleyball
The Chillicothe Volleyball team fell in
straight sets at home against Marshall 18-25, 10-25. For Chillicothe
Claire Chapman had 10 assists, Hallee Jones had 3 kills and 3 digs,
Hannah Jones had 4 digs, Katelyn Parkey had 5 kills, 2 blocks and 4
digs, Maggie Leatherman had 2 digs and Whitney Clampitt had 2 kills
and 4 digs.
Junior Varsity won 25-12, 25-11. Carly Gardner had 8 assists, Randi
Mammen had 4 kills and 12 service points, Morgan Toot had 3 kills
and Emma Leamer had 4 digs.
The Chillicothe Freshmen won 22-25, 25-20, 15-11.
Ruthie Vinson had 5 aces and 12 service points, Liberty Cox had 5
kills and 2 blocks and Claire Shipp had 3 aces
Lady Hornets Golf 5th in MEC Tournament
Smithville won the Midland Empire
Conference Girls Golf Tournament in Cameron with a 362. Chillicothe
was 5th out of 8 teams with a 430. Lady Hornets Senior Hannah Leamer
was 7th overall with a 97, good for 7th place individually and
received a medal. Morgan Dowell shot a 105, Grace Venner a 106,
Lauren Mason a 123 and Kaylee Thieme a 124
Hamilton Downs Lady Hornets Softball in Late Innings
four runs in the 6th and two in the 7th to beat Chillicothe 9-4 in
girls softball. Molly Jones had the start with Harlie Jones pitching
the final one and two thirds innings. The two combined to allow 9
runs, 7 earned off 12 hits with no walks but no strike outs.
Chillicothe hit the ball well with 11 hits but only
scored one run in the 1st, 3rd, 5th and 7th innings. Brooke Nelson
had three hits, Lauren Jones, Sam Baldwin and Margo Young had 2 hits
each, Keely Eckert ad Kaylee Rucker with one hit each. Baldwin
scored two runs and had two R.B.I.'s. The Lady Hornets also
committed five errors in the game.
The Chillicothe JV softball team
scored five runs in the 3rd inning to win 5-2. Gracie Ellis picked
up the win, allowing 1 earned run off 4 hits with 3 strike outs. At
the plate Lilli Stover had 2 hits, Maddi Graham, Molly Jones, Jylian
Davis, haelee Shady and Hailey Seeley all had one hit each.
9th Grade and JV Football Win
The Chillicothe 9th grade football team
downed St Joe LeBlond 32-0 to improve to 3-1 on the season. Brett
Shaffer scored on a 36 yard TD in the first, a 14 yard run, 34 yard
pass from Jack Willard and a 3 yard run. Dylan Munson scored on a 32
yard run as Chillicothe scored three times in the 2nd quarter.
The Chillicothe JV scored 26 points in the second half
to win 35-6 over LeBlond. Preston Hayes scored on a 60 yard run in
the 1st and the Hornets had a sack in the end zone from three
players to lead 9-6 at halftime. In the 3rd, Brett Young hit Ty Figg
for a 42 yard touchdown pass, Dead Atkins scored from 7 yards out.
Hayes again on a 7 yard run and Tanner Lent on a 1 yard run in the
fourth. Tristen Sewell hit three extra points in the game. The JV
are also 3-1 on the season
Chillicothe Softball 3rd in Own Tournament
The Chillicothe Softball team
finished 3rd in their own tournament on Saturday. The Tournament
began with pool play where Chillicothe won both games to qualify for
the Medal Round Championship pool play against the winners of the
other two pools. In the Medal Round pool play Chillicothe went 0-2
and finished 3rd.
In the first game Chillicothe beat Hamilton 9-2.
Molly Jones earned the win with Lauren Jones going 4 for 4 at the
plate and Sam Baldwin with two hits including a home run to lead the
In the second game
Chillicothe's Brooke Nelson had a clutch hit in the bottom of the
seventh to drive in the winning run and beat Norborne 4 to 3. Harlie
Jones picked up the win, while Nelson had two of the team's 7 hits
In the Medal Round Pool Play, Chillicothe lost to
undefeated North Platte 7-1. Molly Jones took the 6-inning loss,
allowing 11 hits. For Chillicothe, they managed just four hits with
two of them coming from Brooke Nelson.
In the final game
Chillicothe gave up the winning run in the top of the fifth inning
and lost to Carrollton 3-2. Harlie Jones took the loss. At the plate
Sam Baldwin had two of the team's five hits in the game.
Late Field Goal Sinks Hornet Hopes
The LeBlond Golden Eagles completed 4
of 6 passes for 123 yards and 9 points in the final 2:21 of the game
to beat Chillicothe 25-23 in MEC Play. Chillicothe struggled in the
first half with just one first down before DeEll Midgyett sprinted
67 yards and Luke Plummer scored on the next play to close the game
to 7-10 late in the 2nd quarter, only to have LeBlond drive 60 yards
in a minute to go up 16-7 at half
Chillicothe controlled the ball in the 3rd and much of
the 4th quarter to lead 23-16 with 2:21 left in the game. LeBlond
then took just 3 passes to score a touchdown but miss the extra
point. Chillicothe couldn't run out the clock and LeBlond had a long
pass then benefited from a pass interference call that set up the
game winning 27 yard field goal on the last play of the game.
DeEll Midgyett had 158 yards
rushing but LeBlond finished with 299 yards passing and 3
Midland Empire: Maryville 56 Cameron 14; Smithville 32,
Lafayette 28, Savannah 47, Benton 31
Area Games: Braymer 69 Wentworth Military 0; Polo 48 Princeton 12;
Gallatin 17 South Harrison 14; Brookfield 62 Louisiana 14;
Carrollton 15 Knob Noster 14; Hamilton 47 Plattsburg 8; Milan 47
Knox County 6; Marceline 33 Salisbury 7; Pembroke Hill 26 Trenton
15; Southwest Livingston County 86, Pattonsburg 14