Hornets 2nd in Home Football Tournament
The Chillicothe Hornets football team finished second in their
own nine team 7 on 7 passing league tournament. The Hornets beat
South Harrison and St Joseph LeBlond in pool play, leaving them the
second seed in the tournament portion of the event.
Chillicothe then beat Lathrop in the quarterfinals and
Trenton in the semi-finals. In the Championship showdown, the
Hornets came up just short, losing to top seed St Joseph Lafayette
AA Cardinals Post Season Ends
The Chillicothe American Legion
Post 25 AA Cardinals post season came to an end in a 16-0 loss to
Washington in five innings. The Cardinals manages just four hits and
committed seven errors. Washington had 16 runs, 9 earned, off 12
hits including a home run, a triple and three doubles.
Mudcats Playoff Hopes End
The Chillicothe Mudcats had their
chances, but split a double header with St Joseph, eliminating the
Mudcats from post season play. In game one, Chillicothe had the
bases loaded with no outs in the bottom of the 7-inning game only to
have the next three batters strike out. St Joe scored one in
the top of the 8th for the 2-1 win.
In game two Chillicothe was down 2-1 in the sixth
inning when Michel Klein hit an RBI single to tie the game. The
Mudcats went on to score two more and won the game 4-2. In the
second game the Mudcats turned a rare triple play.
Chillicothe has a double header Monday in Omaha then
ends the season at Clarinda on Tuesday.
AAA Cardinals Season Ends
Trenton put 5 runs on the board in the
bottom of the 5th and went on to beat the Post 25 AAA Cardinals 7 to
4 in a district game. Chillicothe scored one in the top of the first
but gave up two in the fourth and five in the fifth. The Cardinals
tried to come back with three in the eighth but couldn't get any
Derek Hussey took the loss, one of four
pitchers used by the Cardinals that gave up 7 earned runs on 7 hits
with 7 walks and 6 strike outs. At the plate, Logan O'Dell had three
singles while Hussey, Wade Phillips, Cal Toedebusch, Steven
Cooper and Dylan Clark all had one single each.