Hornets, Lady Hornets MEC Track Champions
The Chillicothe Hornets and Lady Hornets
track teams both won the Midland Empire Conference meet at
Chillicothe. It's the 4th consecutive year for the boys and 3rd
consecutive title for the girls.
The Boys team
finished with 194.5 points with Maryville second with 147.5 points.
Individually for Chillicothe Boys:
Jesse Miller 1st in high jump and triple jump, 2nd in long jump;
Layne Worman 1st in 3200 and 2nd in 1600; Brett Shaffer 1st in 300
hurdles, 3rd in 110 hurdles; Tyler Garcia 1st in Javelin, 3rd in
discus, Mason Hayward 1st in 200, 2nd in 100,
3rd in 400; Kyle Ross 1st in pole vault, 4th in 110 hurdles and 6th
in triple jump; Robbie Parkey 2nd in 800; Walker Graves 2nd in
discus, 3rd in shot put; Ian Smith 2nd in shot put; Peyton Forck 3rd
in high jump; Jacob Anderson 5th in 400; Bradley Mosier 5th in
javelin, 4x100 relay 4th, 4x200 relay 3rd, 4x400 relay 2nd and 4x800
The Lady Hornets finished with 191.5 points, Smithville
was a close 2nd with 184 points. Individually for the Lady Hornets:
Ayat Youssef 1st in 1600 and 3200; Jaime Albertson 1st in 100 hurdles and
300 hurdles; Molly Jones 1st in pole vault; Jalynn Reeter 1st in
javelin; Whitney Clampitt 1st in 800, 2nd in high jump and triple
jump; Claire Chapman 2nd in 300 hurdles, Liz Mutumbo 3rd in 200,
Carly Beebe 3rd in 1600, Gracy Reeter 4th in pole vault; Rebecca
Stull 4th in 800, Margo Young 4th in discus; Kylee Larson 4th in 100
hurdles and 5th in 100; Ashley Askvig 5th in 200 and long jump, 6th
in triple jump; Lori Kelly 5th in 400, Elena Boon 6th in 400,
Cheyenne Harkins 7th in shot put, Skylar Mullikin 7th in 3200, Adria
Forck 8th in 100, Jylian Davis 8th in discus, 4x100 relay 2nd, 4x200
relay 3rd, 4x400 and 4x800 relay teams 1st
JV track teams in MEC Meet
The Chillicothe Boys JV track team finished in 5th
place with 74 points. Jake Chapman 1st in pole vault, Cade Koehly
1st in Javelin, 8th in shot put, Dean Adkins 2nd in Javelin, 5th in
Discus and 7th in shot put, Paul Vaught 3rd in 400 and 8th in 200,
Ben Brooks 4th in 800, Aaron James 4th in discus, Nathan Brooks 6th
in 1600, 4x400 relay 1st and 4x800 relay 2nd
The Chillicothe Girls JV tram team finished 3rd with 72
points. Lexei Dickerson won the 1600 and 3200, Lauren Gregory 1st in
triple jump and 2nd in high jump, Lindsay Eckert 3rd in long jump,
Hannah Stotts 3rd in discus and 4th in shot put, Carleigh Crawford
4th in long jump and triple jump and Bailey Pithan 5th in discus and
6th in shot put
Hornets Baseball Team goes 1-1 in
Tournament Day 1
The Chillicothe Hornets baseball team scored
5 in the bottom of the 1st and went on to beat Maryville 7-2 in the
first game of the Hornets Baseball Classic. Ty Figg had a double and
a single, Austin Murray and Zach Foyt had 2 singles each, Tanner
Lent, Shayler Keller, Chase Minnick, Zach Trout and Tristen Sewell
all has one single each. On the mound, Gunnar Leach picked up the
complete game win, allowing 2 runs off 5 hits with 8 strike outs and
The Hornets second game turned out just the
opposite, losing to Higginsville 9-0. All three of the pool play
teams, Chillicothe, Higginsville and Maryville went 1-1 in pool
play. Weather permitting, the 4 team tournament play will be this
afternoon with medal games on Saturday .
Lady Hornets Soccer Wins 3rd Straight
The Chillicothe Lady Hornets soccer team picked up
their 3rd straight win with a 2-0 win at St Paul Lutheran in
Concordia. Josefin Hjelmaeng scored 24 minutes into the game
with a low 10 yard shot. The 1-0 lead lasted the rest of the first
half. In the 2nd half, Hjelmaeng sent a pass to Sarah Graves for a
25 yard shot into the top of the St Paul's net. In the game,
Chillicothe out shot St Paul's 26 to 4.
In JV action the Lady Hornets won 3-1 with goals by
Addie Ficken, Chloe Peery and Ellie Ross.
Hornets Tennis Competes in MEC Tournament
The Chillicothe Hornets did well, but had no
champions in the MEC Singles and Doubles tournament.
Chillicothe #1 doubles of Nate McKiddy and Brandon Lamp
had a bye, beat a Benton team 10-4, won their semi-final match over
a Savannah team 10-2 but, according to Coach Robert Long,
lost the championship match to Maryville 11-10, losing the tie
Hornets #2 doubles team of Lane Bonderer and
Max Anderson lost to a Cameron team 8-10 but fought back to win
three matches in a row before falling to a Maryville team in
consolation and finish 6th
In singles play, Cody Evans lost to Pratt of Cameron
10-2, had a bye, then lost to Jasinski of Maryville 5-8
Colton Webb beat Davis of Lafayette 10-0, lost to
Furgison of Savannah 2-10 and went on to finish 7th. Mears of
LeBlond won the singles title. Team scores were not kept
GRC Golf Championships
Gallatin had few problems winning
another Grand River Conference Gold tournament. Gallatin finished
with a 305, 76 strokes better than Albany. Jett Simmons of Gallatin
was medalist with an impressive round of 68.
Busy Thursday for CHS Sports
The Chillicothe track teams return to
the friendly confines of Jerry Litton Memorial Stadium today when
they host the Midland Empire Conference meet. The Chillicothe Boys
are going for their 4th consecutive conference title, while the Lady
Hornets are going for their 3rd straight MEC title.
The Hornet Baseball Classic begins its three day run
today when the Hornets take on Maryville at 2:00pm and take on
Higginsville at 6:00pm, both games at Shaffer Park.
The Boys Golf team have one last tune up tournament
today before districts when they head to the Savannah Tournament
Soccer team heads to Concordia to take on St Paul's Lutheran.
Lady Hornets Soccer Wins Again
The Chillicothe Lady Hornets soccer
team won its second match in as many days with a 2-0 home win over
St Joseph Lafayette. Chillicothe scored the only goal of the first
half when Josefin Hjelmaeng sent a corner kick that found the foot
of freshman Kennedie Kieffer who sent it past the Irish Goalkeeper.
In the second half, the Lady Hornets sent several
shots towards goal but were unable to score until Hjelmaeng once
again sent in another corner kick, this time connecting with the
head of freshman Maggie Pfaff and into the back of the net.
Coach Lance Harvey praised the methodical passing of
the midfield and forwards for creating scoring chances and also
recognized the strong play of the defense in holding Lafayette to
just two shots on goal, helping goalkeeper Jaylene Sturguess record
the shut out.
In JV action the Lady Hornets also recorded a 2-0 win
thanks to goals from freshmen Addie Ficken and Chloe Peery.
Boys Tennis loses tight match at Kirksville
Chillicothe Hornets tennis team lost a close match at Kirksville 4 -
5. In singles play, Nate McKiddy lost 3-8, Brandon Lamp lost 2-8,
Lane Bonderer lost 3-8, Cody Evans won 8-4, Max Anderson won 8-3 and
Colton Webb lost 6-8
In double play,
McKiddy and Lamp lost 3-8, Bonderer and Evans won 8-3 and Anderson
and Webb won 8-2.
In Junior Varsity play, Jacob Henington and Dalton
Rosenbach won 8-2, Brett Clark and Tyler Maasdam won 9-8 (13-11).
Baseball Rained Out Tuesday
The Chillicothe baseball game at St Joseph
Lafayette scheduled for Tuesday was rained out. The game will be
made good May 4th at 4:30pm at Bartlett Field in St Joseph.
Lady Hornets Soccer Wins in Final Minute
The Chillicothe Lady Hornets
Soccer team came back from an early three goal deficit to edge
St Joseph Bishop LeBlond 4-3 at Chillicothe.
Bishop LeBlond scored three goals in the first seven
minutes for an early lead. Chillicothe's normal starting
goalie Jaylene Sturguess was not at the game due to an
academic honor function. Chillicothe Coach Lance Harvey, who
was watching from the press box due to him receiving a red
card in Friday's game, said having a new goalie in Kennedie
Kieffer took some adjustment for the defenders
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After the early onslaught, Chillicothe settled down and
kept LeBlond out of the net the rest of the half. After
intermission, Chillicothe scored on a Natalie Minnick goal and
a Sarah Graves goal to pull to within one goal. Coach Harvey
said some adjustments were made at halftime that helped the
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Chillicothe tied the game with 5:30
left off a Maggie Pfaff goal. Then, with 36 seconds left,
Game winning goal
by Josifin Hjelmaeng with 36 seconds left in the game
Chillicothe's foreign exchange student from Sweden, Josifn Hjelmaeng
sent a bullet through defenders and over the goalie's outstretched
arms for the game winning goal.
Hornets Tennis Now 7-2 With Win at Cameron
The Hornet Tennis Team were once again
with out a full regular line up, but still came away with a 6-3 win
in Cameron. This time, the Hornets were with out Seniors #2 Brandon
Lamp and #4 Cody Evans.
In singles matches, Nate McKiddy won 8-2 Lane Bonderer
lost 1-8, Max Anderson won 8-4, Colton Webb won, Jacob Henington won
8-4 and Dalton Rosenbach won 8-3.
In doubles play, McKiddy and Bonderer won 8-3, Anderson
and Webb lost 5-8 and Henington and Rosenbach won 8-4
play, Nick Malloy and Bruce Larson both won singles matched 6-0.
Chillicothe 8th at LeBlond Golf Tournament
The St Joseph Bishop LeBlond boys golf
team shot a blistering 303 to easily win their own tournament,
beating 2nd place Maryville by 21 strokes. Chillicothe finished 8th
out of 14 teams with a 355.
LeBlond had the top two individuals
with rounds of 74 and 75. Chillicothe was led by Cade Snyder
and Trevor Bowling with 86's, Peyton Moritz with an 88,
Hayden Montgomery a 95 and Jack Willard a 102.
Kirksville edges Lady Hornets Soccer
Kirksville scored twice in the second half to edge
the Lady Hornets Soccer team 2 to 1 in Chillicothe. The Lady Hornets
scored 19 minutes into the first half when Sophomore midfielder
Morgan Grable intercepted a pass from the goalie and fired a 30 yard
shot into the upper left corner of the net. Chillicothe's 1 to 0
lead would stand up the rest of the first half.
Kirksville scored 7 minutes into the second half to tie
the game. The action became heated 10 minutes later when a collision
just outside of the box between Chillicothe's Harlie Jones and a
Kirksville defender left Jones on the turf with a foot injury. While
the coaches were attending to Jones, a discussion between
Chillicothe Coach Lance Harvey and the official resulted in a red
card for the Chillicothe Coach.
The 1 to 1 tie remained until 9 minutes left in the
game when Kirksville hit a penalty kick for the win.
In the Junior Varsity match, Chillicothe won 2 to 0
with two goals from Hannah Haakenstad.
Chillicothe Baseball Tournament Schedule
The brackets have been released for the Chillicothe
Hornet Baseball Classic, to be played April 28th thru the 30th in
Chillicothe. Due to there being just 7 teams in the tournament,
Lafayette, Macon, Cameron and Benton will be in a four team bracket
while Chillicothe, Higginsville and Maryville will be in a round
robin pool tournament. The top three finishers from each group will
play one another for 1st, 3rd and 5 places.
Chillicothe faces Maryville on the 28th at 2:00pm, then
faces Higginsville at 6:00pm, both games at Shaffer Park. The
tournament bracket play is the 29th and the medal round games will
be on the 30th.
Monday Sports Schedule
On the Chillicothe Sports Schedule for Today
The Boys Golf team will be in the St Joseph Bishop LeBlond
The Boys Tennis team will be at Cameron
The Girls Soccer team will host St Joseph Bishop LeBlond
The Junior Varsity track teams will be at Savannah
The Freshman Baseball team will host St Joseph Benton