Hornets Get District Football Win at
The Chillicothe football team used an
old-school ground and pound approach to beat the #4 seed Richmond
Spartans on the road 35-27. Unofficially, Chillicothe rushed 76
times for 426 yards and had three running backs with over 100 yards
rushing for just the third time in school history.
Fullback Luke Plummer had 30 carries
for 170 yards and 3 touchdowns, Aaron Baker had 15 carries for 117
yards and a touchdown, and DeEll Midgyett had 15 carries for 101
yards and a touchdown.
Richmond scored first on the third play of the
game, but Chillicothe scored the next three touchdowns and never
looked back, leading 28-14 at the half.
Chillicothe will now get a second crack
at 2-time defending state champion Maryville on Halloween night at
7:00pm in Maryville.
Area Football Scores
In the Midland Empire Conference
Smithville 49, Savannah 21
Platte County 58, Benton 13
Lafayette 61, Van Horn 14
St Pius 47, Cameron 13
Maryville 77, KC East 22
Bishop LeBlond 65, Lathrop 19
East Buchanan 56, Carrollton 6
Brookfield 56, Trenton 13
Hamilton 68, Princeton 16
Gallatin 50, South Harrison 18
Polo 52, Braymer 6
Marceline 55, Harrisburg 6
Milan 44, Schuyler County 0
Salisbury 53, Sweet Springs 6
Softball Post Season Honors
Several Chillicothe Lady Hornet
Softball players have received post-season honors:
Samantha Baldwin-Infielder 1st team All Region, 1st team All
District, 1st team All Conference
Keely Eckert - Infielder 1st team All District, 2nd team All
Brooke Nelson-Infielder, Kaley Rucker-Infielder, Lauren Jones -
Outfielder all were 2nd team All District and Honorable Mention
Hornets Cross Country 2nd, Girls 6th
in MEC 10/22
The Chillicothe Boys Cross Country team
finished second behind Smithville in the Boys Midland Empire
Conference meet held in Cameron. Smithville finished as champions
with 61 points with Chillicothe 2nd with 72 and Benton 3rd with 74
points. Chillicothe was led by Layne Worman in 4th and Robbie Parkey
in 14th, both earned a medal and were named All Conference. Zach
Holland was 16th, Cody Saville 19th, Gunnar Young 25th, Tristan
Carmack 34th and Noah Holland 38th.
The Lady Hornets finished tied for 4th out of 6
complete teams with 98 points. Savannah edged Smithville for the
title with 30 points. For Chillicothe Karson Keithley was 15th,
Kaili Ward 19th, Skyler Mullikin 25th, Arianna Showalter 30th and
Sarah Rapp 36th.
For the JV Boys, Trevor Petree was 4th, Jacob Parkes
6th, Tanner Hobbs 9th, Zach Girres 12th, Ryan Milanovich 13, David
Rapp 14, Austin Mosier 15, Colin Carlton 16, Noah Ross 17, Peyton
Rainer 18th, Dalton Rosenbach 19 and Alex Braymer 20th.
Hornets Soccer down Cameron on Senior Night
The Chillicothe Hornets soccer put on a
dominating performance in a 9-1 win over Cameron for the Hornets
Senior Night. The first half belonged to Dylan Clark and Derek
Hussey with the two taking turns scoring, Clark with 3 and Hussey
with 2 goals to give Chillicothe a 5-0 lead at half.
In the second half it was Cal Toedebusch with three
goals and Brandon Murray with one for the 9-1 win. Trey Batye had 2
saves on goal.
The Junior Varsity also won 3-1 with goals by Gavin
Seeley and 2 from Brandon Lamp.
Chillicothe will be the top seed next
week when they host the 4-team district tournament that features 3
other Midland Empire Conference teams.
Bishop Hogan Basketball Beats Laredo
The Bishop Hogan Eagles took a
double-header from Laredo. The Bishop Hogan Girls won 34-0 (yes,
34-0). Kennedie Kieffer led Bishop Hogan with 12 points, Maggie
Pfaff 6, Riley Brobst and Josie Reeter with 4 each, Carleigh
Crawford, Sydney Baxter, Hannah Haakonstad and Lexi Bonderer with 2
The Bishop Hogan Boys won 34-17, led by Eli Cross and
Mason Baxter with 10 points each, Logan Potts with 8 and CJ Pfaff
with 6. Laredo was led by Cooper Lewis with 7, Tanner Williams with
6 and Robert Urich with 4.
Volleyball Season Comes To End 10/21
The Chillicothe Volleyball season has
come to an end with a district tournament loss to Maryville 16-25,
14-25. Chillicothe was led by Whitney Clampitt with 8 kills, Katelyn
Parkey with 5 kills and 2 blocks; Claire Chapman with 13 assists and
7 digs and Hannah Jones with 7 digs. Chillicothe will graduate just
two seniors from this year's squad that went 10-15-1
9th Grade, JV Football Seasons End With Wins
The Chillicothe 9th Grade Football team Lawson 26-6
to end the season 5-2-1. Chillicothe scored on a Dylan Munson 1 yard
run in the 1st, a short run in the 2nd and a Konner Sewell 20 yard
interception return for touchdown in the 3rd, one of two picks by
Sewell in the game. Chillicothe's final score came in the 3rd on a
Josh Kille 11 yard run.
The Chillicothe Junior Varsity team beat
Benton J.V. 24-0. Preston Hayes scored on the first play of the game
on a 56 yard run, Brett Young tossed a 14 yard touchdown strike to
Cole Gutshall to lead 14-0 after the first quarter. Young hit a 58
yard pass to Ty Figg in the 2nd quarter for a 21-0 lead and Tristen
Sewell nailed a 25 yard field goal in the fourth quarter for the
final 24-0 win. Chillicothe JV ends the season an impressive 6-2
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.