Row 1: Mallory Lowe,
Carole Myers, Sally Baldwin, Sara Mathew, Brooklyn Shearer,
Row 2: Samantha Fender, Lindy Scott, Chelsea Sturguess,
Heather Doss, Bailey Keith, Leanne Mathew
Kelsey Hicks. Row 3: Ast. Coach Radel, Cassandra Sherrow, Ast.
Coach Way, Coach Baldwin
3rd - Conference, District Champion
7 - 0
5 - 2
4 - 3
4 - 3
4 - 3
2 - 5
1 - 6
0 - 7
South Harrison 1, at Chillicothe 0
The Chillicothe Lady Hornets allowed
one run in the 5th inning, but that's all it took for South Harrison
to beat Chillicothe 1-0 in the season opener at Danner Park.
Chillicothe coach Stan Baldwin says it was a problem of not enough
bats were cold and our pitching was fair. It's early and I know both
will come along."
Mallory Lowe suffered the loss,
allowing five hits with seven walks and five strike outs. At the
plate, Heather Doss had a triple, Carole Myers and Sally Baldwin
both had singles. Chillicothe committed two errors and South
Harrison one error.
Chillicothe 8, at St Joseph Lafayette 0
The Chillicothe Lady Hornets scored three runs in the 1st inning and
rolled on to an 8-0 win at St Joseph Lafayette. The Lady Hornets
scored twice in the 2nd, twice in the 4th and once in the 6th
inning. Coach Stan Baldwin was pleased with the win. "We were
relaxed and we played a much better all-around game." On the mound,
Mallory Lowe picked up the shut out win for the Lady Hornets,
allowing four hits with two walks and five strike outs. The Lady Hornets top
of the order provided much of the offensive punch. Lead off hitter
Carole Myers went 3/3 with a walk. Mallory Lowe went 1/4,
Heather Doss went 3/3 with a double and two RBIs, and Sally
Baldwin went 1/3 with a walk and 3 RBIs.
Platte County 3, at Chillicothe 0
Heather Doss accounted for the only Chillicothe hit as the Lady
Hornets fell at home to the Platte County Lady Pirates 3-0. Coach
Stan Baldwin stated the Platte County pitcher shut his team down.
"Our defense was great and pitching was good but we just didn't
hit." Mallory Lowe took the loss, allowing three earned runs off
with two walks and seven strike outs. Chillicothe falls to 1-2 on the
Putnam County Tournament
Chillicothe went 2-1 in
the Putnam County Tournament on Saturday.
South Harrison 9, Chillicothe 3
South Harrison scored
the 4th and three in the 5th for their 2nd win this season over
Chillicothe. Mallory Lowe allowed five earned runs off nine hits with
walks and eight strike outs. At the plate, Carole Myers went 2/3, Sally
Baldwin 1/3 Chelsea Sturguess 2/3 with a double and Samantha Fender went 1/2.
Coach Stan Baldwin says Chillicothe was their own worst enemy. "We
made a couple of costly errors and a couple of mental errors that
fueled the momentum for South Harrison." Chillicothe was credited with
three errors in the game.
Chillicothe 5, Brookfield 1
Chillicothe scored one in the 1st and two in the 3rd
and 5th for the win over Brookfield. Lowe allowed one earned run off
hits with three walks and four strike outs. Carole Myers went 2/3, Heather
Doss 2/3, Mallory Lowe 2/3, Sally Baldwin 1/3 and Brooklyn Shearer 1/3
with a double.
Chillicothe 6, Clark County 1
Chillicothe banged out 11 hits while scoring in the 2nd, 4th, 5th and
6th innings. Lowe allowed one un-earned run, four hits, two walks and
six strike outs. Carole Myers went 1/4, Sally Baldwin 2/3 with a
double, Heather Doss 2/3 with a triple and double, Mallory Lowe 1/2,
Chelsea Sturguess 1/1, Kelsey Hicks 1/3, Sara Matthew 2/2, and
Brooklyn Shearer 1/2. Chillicothe is now 3-3 on the season.
Chillicothe 10, at Cameron 4
exploded for 17 hits to down Cameron 10-4. Chillicothe scored two
in the 1st, three in the 3rd, one in the 4th and four in the 7th.
Mallory Lowe picked up the win, allowing three earned runs off six hits with
five strike outs and four walks. At the plate, everyone picked up at least
one hit. Carole Myers 3/5, Sally Baldwin 2/4, Heather Doss 1/3,
Chelsea Sturguess 1/4, Mallory Lowe 1/4, Kelsey Hicks 3/5, Sara
Matthew 3/5, Brooklyn Shearer 2/4 and Leanne Matthew 1/4.
at Chillicothe 16 Savannah 1 (5
bats were hot again, collecting 15 hits to roll
over Savannah 16-1 in 5 innings.. Chillicothe coach Stan Baldwin was
impressed by his team. "We hit well. Baldwin, Lowe and Mathew
lead the way with Lowe also pitching well." Chillicothe scored four in
the 1st and 2nd innings, one in the 3rd and seven in the 4th. Mallory
Lowe allowed just one unearned run off two hits with a walk and four
strike-outs. At the plate: Carole Myers 1/2, Sally Baldwin 3/4 with a
triple, Heather Doss 1/3 with an RBI, Chelsea Sturguess 1/4 with two
RBIs, Mallory Lowe 3/4 with a double and an RBI, Kelsey Hicks 2/2 with
an RBI, Sara Mathew 3/3 with 3 RBIs and Bailey Keith 1/1 with 2 RBIs.
Chillicothe is now 5-3 overall and 3-1 in M.E.C. play.
Stanberry Round Robin Tournament
1-1 in a three-team round robin tournament at Stanberry.
Chillicothe 4 Stanberry 3
It took Chillicothe extra innings to edge Stanberry 4-3 in eight
innings. Chillicothe collected 10 hits, but Coach Stan Baldwin
commented "They just weren't enough hits in a row." Mallory Lowe picked up
the win allowing one earned run off five hits with
walk and five strike outs. At the plate, Carole Myers went 3/4, Sally
Baldwin 2/4, Heather Doss 1/4 with an RBI, Mallory Lowe 1/4, Kelsey
Hicks 1/4 with a double, Sara Mathew 1/4 with an RBI and Samantha
Fender 1/4 with 2 RBIs.
Maryville 1 Chillicothe 0
Maryville scored the only run in the 4th inning to win a
pitchers dual 1-0. Coach Stan Baldwin commented "We played a good
game, only two mistakes were made: a walk in the 4th and a base
running error in the 7th." Lowe took the loss, allowing one earned run
off three hits with two walks. At the plate, Chillicothe had singles from
Baldwin, Doss, Lowe and Chelsea Sturguess. Chillicothe is now 6-4.
Chillicothe 7, at Marceline 1
Chillicothe scored four runs in the 2nd to beat Marceline on the road
7-1. Mallory Lowe picked up the win, pitching what Coach Stan
Baldwin called her best game of the year. She allowed one earned run off
five hits, with 11 strike-outs and no walks. At the plate, Carole Myers
went 1/3, Heather Doss 1/3, Chelsea Sturguess 1/4, Kelsey Hicks 1/1,
Sara Mathew 1/3 with a double and Leanne Mathew 1/2 with a double.
at Maryville 6, Chillicothe 2
Chillicothe gave up 10 hits and lost at
Maryville 6-2 to fall to 3-2 in M.E.C. play. Maryville scored one in
the 1st and four in the 2nd before Chillicothe could get on the
board with two in the 3rd. Maryville scored an insurance run in the
5th. Mallory Lowe suffered the loss, allowing five earned runs off
10 hits with two walks and three strike-outs. At the plate, Sally
Baldwin had a triple, Sara Mathew a double, and singles from Chelsea
Sturguess, Kelsey Hicks and Samantha Fender. Chillicothe's record
now falls to 7-5 overall.
at Chillicothe 6, St
Joseph Benton 2
Strong defense helped Chillicothe to a 6-2
win over St Joseph Benton. The Lady Cardinals lit up Chillicothe for
12 hits but couldn't turn them into runs. "Our defense was
they got us out of a lot of jams" said Lady Hornets coach Stan
Baldwin. Mallory Lowe picked up the win, allowing two runs off 12 hits
with two walks and eight strikeouts. Lowe helped her cause at the plate,
going 3/3 with a double and an RBI. Heather Doss was 2/3
with a triple and an RBI, Carole Myers and Leanne Mathew both had
singles. Mathew, Kelsey Hicks and Chelsea Sturguess had RBI's.
Chillicothe stands at 8-5 overall and 4-2 in Midland Empire
Chillicothe won their own Invitational Tournament, beating
Brookfield 8-0 in the first round, beating Tina Avalon 7-0 in the
semi-finals and beating Carrollton 4-0 for the Championship.
Individual statistics were not available.
Hamilton 7, Chillicothe 5
Six errors were too much to
for Chillicothe to overcome in a 7-5 lost at Hamilton. Hamilton scored twice in the 3rd,
four times in the 5th and once in the 6th while Chillicothe scored
three in the 5th and two in the 6th. Chillicothe coach Stan Baldwin
put it simply: "Our defense fell apart, you can't win with 6
Mallory Lowe took the loss allowing four earned runs off seven hits
with three walks and one strike out. At the plate, Sally Baldwin went
2/4 with a double, Carole Myers 2/4, Chelsea Sturguess 1/3, Samantha
Fender 1/3 and Leanne Mathew 1/3. Chillicothe falls to 11-6 on the
Smithville 5, at Chillicothe 0
It was another case of too many errors and
too few hits for the Chillicothe Lady Hornets, who were shut out at
home by Smithville 5-0. Mallory Lowe allowed four earned runs off 10
hits with five walks and one error. The Lady Hornets committed three errors.
At the plate, Lowe had a double and single, and Heather Doss a
double for the only 3 hits of the game. Chillicothe drops their M.E.C. record to 4-3 and season record to 11-7.
at Chillicothe 10, Macon 0
seven runs in the 5th inning
to beat Macon 10-0 at Danner Park. Mallory Lowe picked up the
two-hit shut out win with four strike outs and two walks; she also went 3/3 at
the plate. Chelsea Sturguess was 2/3 with a double and 3 RBIs,
Carole Myers 2/4, Sally Baldwin 1/3, Heather Doss 1/3, Lindy Scott
1/1 and Samantha Fender 1/2. Coach Stan Baldwin was pleased in all
areas except one. "Lowe played a great game, 3-3 at bat and pitched
very well. We had 11 hits but 3 errors, which are too many."
at Chillicothe 10, St Joseph LeBlond 0
Another outstanding defensive effort helped Chillicothe shut out St
Joseph LeBlond at home 10-0. "Our Defense played another outstanding
game" stated Coach Stan Baldwin. "Lowe pitched a good game and our
bats came alive. It was a great night for our Seniors on Senior
Night." Mallory Lowe picked up the win, allowing three hits with two
walks and three strike outs. At the plate, Sarah Mathew and Chelsea
Sturguess had doubles, Carole Myers and Mallory Lowe had two singles
each and one single each for Sally Baldwin, Heather Doss, Sara
Mathew and Brooklyn Shearer. Chillicothe is now 13-7 on the season.
Chillicothe 4, at Trenton 3 11 innings
Chillicothe scored two in the top of the 11th
then held off Trenton to pick up a 4-3 win at Trenton in extra
innings. Trenton scored in the bottom of the 7th to send the game
into extra innings. Mallory Lowe went the full 11 innings for
Chillicothe to pick up the win, allowing three earned runs off six
hits with one walk and seven strike outs. At the plate, Chelsea
Sturguess had a double and a single, with singles from Carole Myers,
Heather Doss, Mallory Lowe, Sara Mathew and Leanne Mathew.
Chillicothe improves to 14-7 on the season.
District Tournament in St Joseph-1st Place
had an opening round win over Savannah 12-1, scoring three in the
first, seven in the third and two in the fourth. Savannah had one
run off one hit and committed seven errors. Mallory Lowe picked up
the five inning win allowing one un-earned run off one hit with four
walks and four strike outs. At the plate, Carole Myers, Sara Mathew
and Chelsea Sturguess all had two singles, Mallory Lowe and Samantha
Fender both had one single.
Chillicothe then benefited from a Mallory Lowe no-hitter to
beat St Joseph Lafayette in the semi-finals 6-2. Lowe allowed two
un-earned runs, but allowed no hits with five walks and
five strike outs. "Our short game made the difference" remarked
coach Stan Baldwin. "We moved runners around by bunting and even
squeezed in a couple of runs." Mallory Lowe, Chelsea Sturguess and
Samantha Fender all had two hits, while Carole Myers, Sally Baldwin,
Sara Mathew and Leanne Mathew all had one hit.
Chillicothe won their 3rd
straight District Championship with a 6-4 win over St Joseph Benton.
After a scoreless 1st inning, Benton scored three in the 2nd, but
Chillicothe answered with three in the bottom of the 2nd thanks
to a three run double with two outs. Benton scored in the 4th but
Chillicothe responded with one in the 5th, then scored two in the
sixth for the win. Benton was their own worst enemy at times,
committing four errors in the championship game.
Mallory Lowe picked up the win for the Lady Hornets,
allowing four earned runs off five hits with four walks. At the
plate, Leanne Mathew and Brooklyn Shearer had two singles, Sally
Baldwin with a double and four RBIs, Chelsea Sturguess with a double
and Heather Doss, Mallory Lowe, Sara Mathew and Samantha
Fender all had singles.
at Platte County 10, Chillicothe 8 Sectionals
Platte County exploded for five runs in the 4th inning and
ended Chillicothe's season 10-8. Platte County had a 4-3 lead
heading into the 4th, and led 10-5 going into the 6th when
Chillicothe scored three runs, but it wasn't enough. "Our girls
never gave up" said Lady Hornets coach Stan Baldwin. "They played
their heart out. It was a very good season."
Mallory Lowe went the distance, allowing nine earned runs off
10 hits with two walks and two strike-outs. Lowe helped herself out
at the plate, going 2/3 with three RBIs. Chelsea Sturguess went 3/4
with a double, Heather Doss with a double, and Carole Myers and Sara
Mathew each had singles.
Post Season Honors
Six Seniors who made their mark on the Chillicothe Softball program
said their final goodbyes to their softball career at the annual
Banquet. The Lady Hornets went 17-8 on the season and won their
third consecutive district championship.
Most Valuable Player Award: Mallory Lowe
Coaches Award: Sally Baldwin
Offense Award: Carole Myers
Defense Award: Sara Mathew
Most Improved Award: Samantha Fender
was named to the Regional 1st team, District and Conference 1st team
Baldwin was named to the Regional 2nd team, District and Conference
1st team at outfielder
was named to the Regional 2nd team, District and Conference 1st team
was named to the District and Conference 1st team at Utility and
Conference Honorable Mention at Pitcher
Sturguess was named to the District and Conference 2nd team at
Samantha Fender was named Conference Honorable Mention outfielder
was named Conference Honorable Mention infielder