Chillicothe High School opened volleyball season on Thursday night, traveling to Trenton for the first of home-and-home matches against the rival Bulldogs.
While the Lady Hornets were opening their season, it was the third match of the season for Trenton, a program still looking for its first varsity win. THS dropped to 0-3 with a 25-13, 25-14 defeat to Chillicothe. For Trenton, Alex Ewald and LaKisha Hughs each had one ace, Sarah Walker had six kills, and Alex Ewald contributed 10 digs and three assists. For Chillicothe, Whitney Clampitt had ten kills, Maggie Leatherman six digs, Clair Chapman 20 assists, and Hannah Jones 10 service points.
In the JV match, Chillicothe beat Trenton 25-17, 25-7. The two freshman teams split a pair of sets, with Chillicothe winning the opener 25-9, and Trenton winning the second set, 25-19.
Chillicothe's next volleyball event will be the Lady Hornet home opener, Tuesday against upstart program Brookfield. Trenton will host the Plattsburg Lady Tigers on Tuesday night (September 2nd), finishing up a four-game home stretch to open the 2014 season.
Other volleyball finals from Thursday were:
Lawson d. Cameron 25-18, 25-22
Plattsburg d. Hamilton 25-13, 26-24
North Platte d. LeBlond 22-25, 25-20, 25-20
Mexico d. Kirksville 25-22, 25-21
The Chillicothe tennis team suffered a rare loss on Thursday night, falling at Marshall 5-4. The Hornet boys soccer team gave up a goal in the second overtime, falling at Kirksville 2-1.