Whiteside Medals at State Tennis
Chillicothe Senior Sydnie
Whiteside became just the second Lady Hornets tennis player in
school history to earn three medals at the State Individual Tennis
championships. Whiteside beat a Helias player 6-2, 6-1 to earn the
7th place medal. Whiteside's losses came in the quarterfinals to the
eventual 3rd place medalist and in the consolation semi-finals to
the eventual 6th place finisher.
Ali Stephens lost in the first round to the
eventual 2nd place medalist, won in the first round of consolation
then lost to the eventual 6th place medalist.
Kelly Westphal and Jozie Reeter lost two straight
matches including one to the eventual 8th place finisher.
In total, Chillicothe won just one out of five matches
against private school players and won 3 out of 4 matches against
public school players.
Hornets Football Wins Offensive
Chillicothe Football Senior
Running Back DeEll Midgyett rushed for 168 yards and 4 touchdowns to
help the Hornets beat Benton on the Cardinal's Senior night 43-37. Midgyett's final touchdown came on a 1 yard run with 28 seconds left
to give Chillicothe the lead with Aaron Baker running in the conversion.
Benton threw three incomplete passes to end the
game, but the final pass with no time left ended with a roughing the
passer call on Chillicothe, giving Benton one more shot at the end
zone with no time on the clock. A pass play was stopped at the 4
yard line to end the game.
Both teams scored on every drive
of the first half for a 23-22 Benton lead at intermission. Defense took
over in the third but Chillicothe had three touchdowns in the fourth
for the win. The Hornets had 63 carries for 318 yards rushing while
Cade Snyder was 9 of 10 for 156 yards passing. Benton ended with 295
yards rushing and 81 yard passing.
Chillicothe plays at Richmond on Friday
night in the first round of District play.
9th Grade Football Ties
The Chillicothe 9th grade
football team ended in a 12-12 tie at Moberly. Chillicothe had two
drives end inside the Moberly five yard line in the second quarter.
Trailing 0-6 at half, Chillicothe's Josh Kille
ended a 60 yard drive with a 3 yard run, the PAT failed. Moberly
scored early in the 4th quarter to make it 12-6. Chillicothe
finished an 11 play 65 yard drive when Jack Willard hit Dylan Munson
with an 18 yard touchdown with 15 seconds left in the game. The PAT
was no good. Chillicothe 9th grade is now 4-2-1
7th Grade Volleyball Ends with Win
Chillicothe 7th grade Volleyball ended
their season with wins over Maryville. the A-team won 25-16, 26-24
while the B-Team lost 21-25, then won 25-21, 15-9 to win the match
Bishop Hogan Basketball Splits
The Bishop Hogan Girls basketball
team beat Jamesport 32-18. For Bishop Hogan: Maggie Pfaff had 17
points, Kennedie Kieffer 9, Caleigh Crawford, Hannah Haakonstad and
Sydney Baxter had two each. Jamesport was led by Makayla George with
The Bishop Hogan Boys lost to Jamesport 29-25.
For Bishop Hogan, Mason Baxter had 10 points, Eli Cross with 7,
Connor Hobbs and CJ Pfaff with 4 each. Jamesport was led by Dakota
Leach with 13 points.
Boys Soccer Drops game at Savannah
The Chillicothe Boys Soccer team lost a
conference match at Savannah 7-2. The Hornets scored first in the
17th minute with a Dylan Clark goal off a Cal Toedebusch assist.
Savannah scored the next three goals before Chillicothe scored
again, This time off a Clark penalty kick.
The second half was all Savannah with four goals and
the 7-2 win. The JV match ended in a scoreless tie.
Leamer Improves in State Golf Day 2
Chillicothe Girls Golfer Hannah Leamer knocked
three strokes off her day 1 state golf total to shoot a 94 on day
two and finish with in a tie for 49th place with a 191 at the MSHSAA
Golf Championships in Springfield. Coach Bob Long said
Leamer's short game made the difference in day two. She hit the ball
8 feet from the hole on the Par 3 sixth hole, and on the par 3
fifteenth hole she hit about five feet from the hole then knocked
down the birdie putt.
Smithville, from the Midland Empire Conference,
finished 5th and was the highest finishing public school.
Other area individual golfers: Nicki Boone of Marceline finish tied
for 58th, Claire Barger of Brookfield tied for 68th and Emily
Vogel of Brookfield finished in 76th place