Girls Golf 2nd at Trenton Triangular
The Chillicothe Lady Hornets Golf Team finished second in a three
team meet in Trenton. The host Lady Bulldogs finished with a 197,
Chillicothe fired a 213 and Putnam County finished with a 228.
Chillicothe's Lauren Mason led the team with a 49 to
finish in a four-way tie for medalist honors. Coach Robert Long
stated Mason played the par 3 well including shooting a par on
Other Chillicothe golfers included Grace Venner with a
50, Hannah Sherrow a 53, Lexi Hargrave with a 61 and Lauren Price a
In JV competition, Maddie Lamp shot a 60, Riley Brobst
a 63, Hannah Haakonstad a 67 and Emma Hurtgen a 68. First year
players Courtney Johnson shot a 65 and Hailey Chase a 67.
Coach Long stated "Chillicothe remains solid at the top
with Lauren Mason, Grace Venner and varsity newcomer Hannah Sherrow.
It was exciting to see the first time competitors in action. They
will continue to improve this season and after four upcoming years
of what I'm sure will be a tremendous high school career, they will
look back at this meet as the beginning."
Hornets Face Kirksville in Football Home Opener
The Chillicothe Football Hornets have their
home opener Friday night when they host Kirksville. The Tigers new
coach Cling Iadanza's team lost to Salem last week 20-7. Iadanza,
who was Kirksville's defensive coordinator two years ago, says he
has a similar style of offense to last year, with a few new wrinkles
<Audio: Coach Clint
Kirksville is a young but experienced team, losing just three
starters on each side of the ball from last year, and only a couple
of Seniors this year.
Hornets Coach Phil Willard says this will not be an
<Audio: Coach Phil
Friday's game in Chillicothe begins with
the KCHI pre-game show at 6:30 and kick off at 7:00pm
Lady Hornets Tennis Sweeps Cameron
The Chillicothe Girls
Tennis team improved to 2-0 in the young season with a 9-0 sweep at
Cameron. The closest Cameron could come to a victory was 10-6 against the
Lady Hornets #1 singles player Kelly Westphal.
Coach Amanda Marsh was happy with the clean sweep
victory, and with the crowd support
"We were very excited to have played well enough to win
9-0. We are hoping this momentum will carry into our match with Marshall
In Singles Competition for Chillicothe: Kelly Westphal
won 10-6, Renee Downing won 10-1, Julia Minnis won 10-2, Gracy
Reeter won 10-4, Madison Gipe won 10-3 and Madison Gregory won by
In Doubles Competition: Westphal and Downing won 8-2,
Minnis and Reeter won 8-1 and Gipe and Gregory won 8-0
There were no Junior Varsity matches.
Graves Hat Trick Paces Hornets Soccer
The Chillicothe Boys Soccer team had a
hat trick from Zach Graves to help them to a 7-1 win at Cameron to
open the 2015 season.
Graves opened the scoring in the 25th minute off an
assist by Lane Bonderer for the early lead. Six minutes later
Bonderer scored off a Ridge Howe assist. In the 34th minute Brandon
Lamp scored off a Nate McKiddy Assist and in the 38th minute it was
Bonderer again off a Graves assist for a 4-0 Hornet lead at
In the second half, Cameron scored off a penalty kick
in the 47th minute to close the gap to 4-1 but Graves netted his
second goal of the game in the 58th minute off McKiddy's second
assist of the contest. Lamp had his second goal and Graves his
second assist in the 61st minute, then Graves finished his hat
trick performance in the 69th minute with his third goal of the
Hornets Goalkeeper Trey Batye had four saves on the
The Hornets Junior Varsity soccer team also opened with
a big win, beating the Cameron JV 6-1. For the JV Hornets, Brennan
Munson had two goals, Ridge Howe, Hunter Burton, Ben Brooks and Zach
Boyles all had one goal each in the win.