1997 Chillicothe Hornets

1st Row: Brandon Worthington, Jessie Rodenberg, Michael Holder, Joe Koehly, Jason Vorbeck, Justin
Walter, Burt Dickinson, Michael Lowe, Justin Bland, Derek Rardon, Nathan leopard, Jon Green, Jeff Turner,
Kurt Romeiser, Daniel Stephenson. 2nd Row: Mario Midgyett, Wyatt Pickering, Brad Beetsma, Bryce Baker,
Scott Weldon, Jeremy Hicks, Billy Peniston, Reid Stephens, Parker Rice, Nathan Curl, Matt Rinehart, Lane
Constant, Adam Horton. 3rd Row: Clint Kitchin, Shawn Clark, Brian Brauss, David Gabrielson, Roger Carr, Scot
Hamrick, Hank Koehly, Jim Seifert, Anthony Whitt, Mat Lindley, David Wolf, Mitchell Cooper, Travis Keith,
Brandon Dennis. 4th Row: Jeff Harding, Brett Mehan, Jon Earley, josh Hicks, Zach Jacobs, Andrew Singleton,
Jake Garrison, Scott Finley, Tyler Jordan, Brett Stimpson, Dan Williams, Ian Diegelman, David Figg,
Brock Kerr, Coaches Radel, O'Dell, Staton, Mapel, Willard, Fairchild.
Full Roster   Season Statistics

Record 11 - 1 Points For 497
M.E.C. Record 3 - 1 Points Against  93
       
LE Jason Vorbeck 6'1" 170 Sr
LT Kurt Romeiser 6'3" 195 Sr
LG Nathan Leopard 5'10" 168 Sr
C Jon Green 6'0" 200 Sr
RG Jeff Turner 5'11" 180 Sr
RT Justin Bland 6'6" 300 Sr
RE Michael Holder 6'1" 185 Sr
QB Burt Dickinson 5'11" 155 Sr
FB Joe Koehly 5'11" 185 Sr
HB Wyatt Pickering 5'10" 165 Jr
HB Justin Walter 5'9" 165 Sr
       Mario Midgyett 5'7" 140 Jr (3)
       Walter (4)

 
LE Michael Holder 6'1" 185 Sr
LT Derek Rardon 6'2" 225 Sr
NG Reid Stephens 6'0" 185 So
RT Justin Bland 6'6" 300 Sr
RE Andrew Singleton 6'1" 192 Sr
LB Billy Penniston 5'9" 170 Jr
LB Jesse Rodenberg 5'11" 170 Sr
CB Justin Walter 5'9" 165 Sr
     Jason Vorbeck 6'1" 170 Sr (3)
     Walter (4)
CB Wyatt Pickering 5'10" 165 Jr
S Brandon Worthington 6'0: 160 Jr
    Jason Vorbeck (4)
    Worthington (6)
     Vorbeck (10)
MON Joe Koehly 5'11" 185 Sr
 

 Fri Sept. 5 at Mexico Won 42 - 6
Chillicothe 13 22 0 7
Mexico  0  0 0 6

1st

CHS Justin Walter 59 yard run Kick  7 - 0
1st CHS Justin Walter 72 yard run K Fail 12 - 0
2nd CHS Justin Walter 9 yard run Pass 21 - 0
2nd CHS Justin Walter 30 yard run K Fail 27 - 0
2nd CHS Michael Holder 60 yard interception (:40) Run 35 - 0
4th CHS Mario Midgyett 26 yard run Kick 42 - 0
4th Mex Rick Mahaney 86 yard run (:54) R Fail 42 - 6
  CHS Mex

1st Downs

8 10

Rushing

22/302 209

Passing

3/6-15 4/13-25

Int

1 3

Fumbles

1 1

Penalties

5/30 1/5

Interceptions
Joe Koehly, Michael Holder,
Justin Walter
Fumble Recovery - Reid Stephens

Rushing Punting
Justin Walter 9/211 Justin Walter 1/40
Wyatt Pickering 6/66 Jesse Rodenberg 1/30
Mario Midgyett 2/24 Kick OFfs
Billy Penniston 2/3 Justin Bland 7/394
Brad Beetsma 1/2 Punt Returns
Burt Dickinson 2/(-4) none
Passing Kick Off Returns
Burt Dickinson 3/6-15 Wyatt Pickering 1/20
Receiving Mario Midgyett 1/15
Justin Walter 2/14 x
Wyatt Pickering 1/1 x

Fri Sept. 12 *Maryville Lost 0 - 6
Chillicothe 0 0 0 0
Maryville 6 0 0 0
1st Mar Grant Sutton 9 yard run (Set up by bad punt snap previous play) K Fail 0 - 6
    *First Shut Out of Chillicothe since 1988*    
  CHS Mar

1st Downs

8 13

Rushing

31/70 163

Passing

7/17-68 5/7-83

Int

1 0

Fumbles

2 3

Penalties

1/15 7/77

Fumble Recoveries
Justin Bland, Michael Holder,
Joe Koehly

Rushing Punting
Justin Walter 19/60 Justin Bland 2/74
Wyatt Pickering 9/39 Wyatt Pickering 2/71
Burt Dickenson 2/2 Jesse Rodenberg 2/58
Justin Bland 1/(-31) Kick Offs
Passing Justin Bland 1/56
Burt Dickinson 6/14-63 Punt Returns
Justin Walter 1/3-5 Justin Walter 1/40
Receiving Kick Off Returns
Wyatt Pickering 1/28 Justin Walter 1/17
Justin Walter 3/27 x
Michael Holder 2/19 x
Joe Koehly 1/(-6) x

Fri Sept. 19 Cameron Won 27 - 0
Chillicothe 7 7 13 0
Cameron 0 0  0 0
1st CHS Wyatt Pickering 1 yard run Kick  7 - 0
2nd CHS Wyatt Pickering 2 yard run Kick 14- 0
3rd CHS Burt Dickinson to Michael Holder 5 yard pass Kick 21 - 0
3rd CHS Joe Koehly 6 yard run K Fail 27 - 0
  CHS Cam

1st Downs

13 8

Rushing

35/193 102

Passing

7/15-58 4/7-27

Int

0 1

Fumbles

1 2

Penalties

6/39 1/5

Interception - Jason Vorbeck
Fumble Recoveries
Justin Bland, Jon Green

Rushing Punting
Wyatt Pickering 23/158 Wyatt Pickering 1/22
Mario Midgyett 5/14 Jesse Rodenberg 1/31
Joe Koehly 4/13 Kick Offs
Jesse Rodenberg 2/8 Justin Bland 3/173
Brandon Worthington 1/0 Michael Holder 2/76
Passing Punt Returns
Burt Dickinson 7/14-58 Wyatt Pickering 2/86
Brad Beetsma 0/1-0 Brandon Worthington 2/36
Receiving Kick Off Returns
Wyatt Pickering 4/30 Michael Holder 1/7
Michael Holder 3/28  

Fri Sept. 26 *at Savannah Won 31 - 14
Chillicothe 14 7 7 3
Savannah  7 0 0 7
1st Sav John Sipes 50 yard run Kick  0 - 7
1st CHS Burt Dickinson to Justin Walter 57 yard pass K Fail  6 -7
1st CHS Justin Walter 60 yard run Pass 14 - 7
2nd CHS Justin Walter 2 yard run (:23) Kick 21 - 7
3rd CHS Jesse Rodenberg 24 yard run Kick 28 - 7
4th CHS Michael Holder 31 yard field goal x 31 - 7
4th Sav Chad Dreyer 1 yard run Kick 31 - 14
  CHS Sav

1st Downs

14 12

Rushing

43/242 137

Passing

6/170132 5/17-96

Int

2 3

Fumbles

0 2

Penalties

3/25 3/15

Interceptions
Justin Walter - 2, Wyatt Pickering
fumble Recoveries
Jason Vorbeck, Justin Bland
Blocked Punts - Wyatt Pickering

Rushing Punting
Justin Walter 16/113 Wyatt Pickering 2/72
Jesse Rodenberg 8/87 Justin Bland 1/35
Wyatt Pickering 16/47 Kick Offs
Burt Dickinson 3/(-5) Justin Bland 5/239
Passing Michael Holder 1/58
Burt Dickinson 6/17-132 Punt Returns
Receiving Justin Walter 1/13
Justin Walter 3/81 Kick Off Returns
Jason Vorbeck 1/41 none
Joe Koehly 1/8 x
Wyatt Pickering 1/2 x

Fri Oct. 3 *St Joseph Benton Won 56 - 7
Chillicothe 21 14 6 15
St Joseph Benton  0  0 0  7
1st CHS Justin Walter 54 yard run Kick  7 - 0
1st CHS Justin Walter 22 yard run K Fail 13 - 0
1st CHS Wyatt Pickering 54 yard run Run 21 - 0
2nd CHS Justin Walter 8 yard run Kick 28 - 0
2nd CHS Justin Walter 15 yard run Kick 35 - 0
3rd CHS Justin Walter 18 yard run K Fail 41 - 0
4th CHS Burt Dickinson to Andrew Singleton 14 yard pass Run 49 - 0
4th CHS David Gabrielson 55 yard interception return Kick 56 - 0
4th Ben Matt Cortez 15 yard run Kick 56 - 7
    *Bob Fairchild's 300th win*    
  CHS Ben

1st Downs

16 7

Rushing

36/339 78

Passing

2/5-12 7/15-70

Int

0 2

Fumbles

0 0

Penalties

4/47 3/25

Interceptions - David Gabrielson - 2

Rushing Receiving
Justin Walter 16/117 Andrew Singleton 1/14
Wyatt Pickering 6/103 Wyatt Pickering 1/(-2)
David Gabrielson 4/18 Punting
Joe Koehly 3/17 Wyatt Pickering 1/42
Jesse Rodenberg 3/17 Kick Offs
Mario Midgyett 2/8 Justin Bland 6/300
Burt Dickinson 1/0 Michael Holder 3/137
Billy Penniston 1/(-1) Punt Returns
Passing Justin Walter 3/36
Burt Dickinson 2/5-12 Kick Off Returns
x Joe Koehly 1/21

Sat Nov. 11 St Louis Priory Won 47 - 0
Chillicothe 21 0 14 12
St Louis Priory  0 0  0  0
1st CHS Burt Dickinson to Justin Walter 28 yard pass Kick  7 - 0
1st CHS Justin Walter 25 yard run K Fail 13 - 0
1st CHS Derek Rardon fumble recovery Run 21 - 0
3rd CHS Wyatt Pickering 41 yard run P Fail 27 - 0
3rd CHS Wyatt Pickering 36 yard run Run 35 - 0
4th CHS Wyatt Pickering 13 yard run K Fail 41 - 0
4th CHS Joe Koehly 15 yard run K Fail 47 - 0
  CHS Pri

1st Downs

20 4

Rushing

38/360 26

Passing

7/13-79 1/13-7

Int

0 2

Fumbles

0 1

Penalties

5/30 4/28

Interceptions
Justin Walter, Brandon Worthington
Fumble Recovery - Derek Rardon

Rushing Punting
Justin Walter 15/157 Wyatt Pickering 1/40
Wyatt Pickering 14/144 Kick Offs
Joe Koehly 5/43 Justin Bland 5/279
Billy Penniston 2/8 Michael Holder 4/131
Jesse Rodenberg 2/8 Punt Returns
Passing Justin Walter 1/19
Burt Dickinson 6/11-69 Kick Off Returns
David Wolf 1/1-10 none
Justin Walter 0/1-0 0
Receiving x
Justin Walter 2/33 x
Jason Vorbeck 1/20 x
Andrew Singleton 2/14 x
Lane Constant 1/10 x
Wyatt Pickering 1/2 x

Fri Oct. 17 *St Joseph Lafayette Won 50 - 0 (Homecoming)
Chillicothe 21 21 8 0
St Joseph Lafayette  0  0 0 0
1st CHS Wyatt Pickering 7 yard run K Fail  6 - 0
1st CHS Wyatt Pickering 10 yard run Pass 14 - 0
1st CHS Justin Walter 43 yard run Kick 21 - 0
2nd CHS Wyatt Pickering 34 yard run Kick 28 - 0
2nd CHS Justin Walter 6 yard run Kick 35 - 0
2nd CHS Justin Walter 21 yard run Kick 42 - 0
3rd CHS Wyatt Pickering 77 yard run Run 50 - 0
    *Queen: Katie Stephens*    
  CHS Laf

1st Downs

15 10

Rushing

33/373 129

Passing

3/9-50 3/12-16

Int

0 2

Fumbles

0 3

Penalties

3/20 3/21

Interceptions
Justin Walter, Bryce Baker
Fumble Recoveries
Billy Penniston, Lane Constant,
Matt Lindley

Rushing Punting
Wyatt Pickering 15/219 David Wolf 1/24
Justin Walter 14/142 Kick Offs
Shawn Clark 3/12 Justin Bland 6/278
Burt Dickinson 1/0 Michael Holder 2/77
Passing Punt Returns
Burt Dickinson 3/7-50 David Gabrielson 1/11
David Wolf 0/2-0 Justin Walter 1/7
Receiving Kick Off Returns
Wyatt Pickering 2/28 none
Michael Holder 1/22 x

Fri Oct. 24 Trenton Won 49 - 7
Chillicothe 22 27 0 0
Trenton  0  0 0 7
`st CHS Wyatt Pickering 5 yard run Kick  7 - 0
1st CHS Joe Koehly 30 yard interception Kick 14 - 0
1st CHS Burt Dickinson to Michael Holder 20 yard pass K Fail 20 - 0
1st CHS Safety: Bad Punt Snap x 22 - 0
2nd CHS Justin Bland 3 yard run Kick 29 - 0
2nd CHS Burt Dickinson to Justin Walter 12 yard pass Kick 36-  0
2nd CHS Wyatt Pickering 31 yard run K Fail 42 - 0
2nd CHS Burt Dickinson to Justin Walter 50 yard pass (:15) Kick 49 - 0
4th Tre Tony Ferguson to Josh Eaton 3 yard pass Kick 49 - 7
  CHS Tre

1st Downs

19 5

Rushing

31/264 16

Passing

5/14-114 12/27-103

Int

1 5

Fumbles

1 2

Penalties

3/25 3/30

Interceptions - Joe Koehly,
Jesse Rodenberg, David Gabrielson,
Brandon Worthington -2
Fumble Recoveries
Jesse Rodenberg, Mario Midgyett
 

Rushing Punting
Wyatt Pickering 10/124 Wyatt Pickering 1/43
Justin Walter 3/47 Kick Offs
Brandon Worthington 5/34 Justin Bland 5/249
Mario Midgyett 5/24 Michael Holder 1/40
Justin Bland 5/23 Billy Penniston 2/36
Shawn Clark 2/12 Punt Returns
Burt Dickinson 1/0 Billy Penniston 1/40
Passing Mario Midgyett 1/5
Burt Dickinson 5/12-114 Kick Off Returns
David Wolf 0/2-0 none
Receiving x
Justin Walter 3/73 x
Michael Holder 2/41 x

Fri Oct. 31 at Fulton Won 55 - 12
Chillicothe 28 13 7  7
Fulton  0  0 0 12
1st CHS Justin Walter 93 yard kick off return Kick  7 - 0
1st CHS Burt Dickinson to Justin Walter 65 yard pass Kick 14 - 0
1st CHS Joe Koehly 33 yard interception Kick 21 - 0
1st CHS Justin Walter 25 yard run Kick 28 - 0
2nd CHS Justin Walter 16 yard run K Fail 34 - 0
2nd CHS David Gabrielson 39 yard punt return Kick 41 - 0
3rd CHS Burt Dickinson to Andrew Singleton 10 yard pass Kick 48 - 0
4th Ful Jake Czeschin to Matt Clark 9 yard pass P Fail 48 - 6
4th CHS Justin Walter 80 yard run (1st play) Kick 55 - 6
4th Ful Jake Czeschin to Richie Vinson 11 yard pass R Fail 55 - 12
  CHS Ful

1st Downs

7 10

Rushing

19/197 59

Passing

5/11-123 13/24-108

Int

0 3

Fumbles

1 1

Penalties

4/30 4/40

Interceptions - Joe Koehly,
Wyatt Pickering, Brandon Worthington
Fumble Recovery - Derek Rardon

Rushing Punting
Justin Walter 5/150 none
Mario Midgyett 7/28 Kick Offs
Wyatt Pickering 5/18 Justin Bland 4/197
Burt Dickinson 1/2 Billy Penniston 5/160
Josh Hicks 1/(-1) Punt Returns
Passing David Gabrielson 1/39
Burt Dickinson 5/8-123 Justin Walter 2/37
Jonathan Hart 0/3 Kick Off Returns
Receiving Justin Walter 1/93
Justin Walter 1/65 Mitchell Cooper 1/(-3)
Wyatt Pickering 1/30 x
Andrew Singleton 1/10 x
Michael Holder 1/9 x
Brandon Worthington 1/9 x

Fri Nov. 7 at Kirksville Won 54 - 7
Chillicothe 7 14 20 13
Kirksville 0  0  0  7
1st CHS Wyatt Pickering 13 yard run Kick   7 - 0
2nd CHS Wyatt Pickering 59 yard run Kick 14 - 0
2nd CHS Burt Dick1nson to Wyatt Pickering 8 yard pass (:16) Kick 21 - 0
3rd CHS Wyatt Pickering 10 yard run Kick 28 - 0
3rd CHS Burt Dickinson to Justin Walter 30 yard pass K Fail 34 - 0
3rd CHS Justin Walter 58 yard punt return Kick 41 - 0
4th CHS David Gabrielson 21 yard run Kick 48 - 0
4th Kir Schuyler Brown 4 yard run Kick 48 - 7
4th CHS David Gabrielson 11 yard run R Fail 54 - 7
  CHS Kir

1st Downs

14 13

Rushing

39/334 26/101

Passing

6/12-86 8/22-108

Int

0 2

Fumbles

0 0

Penalties

5/45 3/33

Interceptions
Joe Koehly, Wyatt Pickering
 

Rushing Punting
Wyatt Pickering 15/152 Wyatt Pickering 2/65
Justin Walter 11/77 Kick Offs
David Gabrielson 6/71 Justin Bland 6/304
Mario Midgyett 3/39 Michael Holder 1/52
Joe Koehly 2/9 David Wolf 2/72
David Wolf 1/2 Punt Returns
Burt Dickinson 1/(-16) Justin Walter 2/64
Passing David Gabrielson 1/19
Burt Dickinson 6/12-86 Kick Off Returns
Receiving Justin Walter 1/32
Michael Holder 3/45 Jim Seifert 1/0
Justin Walter 1/30 x
Wyatt Pickering 2/11 x

Wed Nov. 12 at Montgomery County Won 55 - 0 (Sectional)
Chillicothe 13 35 7 0
Montgomery County 0 0 0 0
1st CHS Burt Dickinson to Justin Walter 42 yard pass Kick  7 - 0
1st CHS Justin Walter 83 yard run K Fail 13 - 0
2nd CHS Burt Dickenson 1 yard run Pass 21 - 0
2nd CHS Wyatt Pickering 17 yard run K Fail 27 - 0
2nd CHS Wyatt Pickering 14 yard run Kick 34 - 0
2nd CHS Burt Dickinson to Wyatt Pickering 49 yard pass Kick 41 - 0
2nd CHS Justin Walter 15 yard run (2:44) Kick 48 - 0
3rd CHS David Gabrielson 50 yard run Kick 55 - 0
  CHS M.C.

1st Downs

17 8

Rushing

39/320 110

Passing

3/7-95 5/22-67

Int

0 1

Fumbles

0 2

Penalties

0 3/35

Interceptions - Justin Walter
Fumble Recoveries
Jason Vorbeck, Justin Bland

Rushing Receiving
Justin Walter 10/142 Justin Walter 2/91
David Gabrielson 6/86 Zach Jacobs 1/4
Wyatt Pickering 9/82 Punting
Joe Koehly 2/11 David Wolf 1/33
Mario Midgyett 2/9 Kick Offs
Brian Brauss 2/6 Justin Bland 7/348
Jesse Rodenberg 1/2 David Wolf 1/60
David Wolf 3/(-8) Michael Holder 1/25
Burt Dickenson 4/(-10) Punt Returns
Passing Justin Walter 3/39
Burt Dickenson 2/2-91 Kick Off Returns
Jonathan Hart 1/3-4 Justin Walter 1/17
David Wolf 0/2  

Mon Nov. 17 at Owensville Won 21 - 14
Chillicothe 14 0 7 0
Owensville  7 0 0 7
1st Owe Neil Nowack 18 yard run Kick  0 - 7
1st CHS Wyatt Pickering 1 yard run K Fail  6 - 7
1st CHS Wyatt Pickering 47 yard run Pass 14- 7
3rd CHS Wyatt Pickering 11 yard blocked punt return Kick 21 - 7
4th Owe Neil Nowack 8 yard run Kick 21 - 14
  CHS Owe

1st Downs

11 15

Rushing

33/191 118

Passing

3/8-41 10/19-97

Int

0 4

Fumbles

2 0

Penalties

4/45 1/5

Interceptions - Jason Vorbeck-2
Billy Penniston, Justin Walter
Blocked Punt - Michael Holder

Rushing Punting
Wyatt Pickering 21/206 Wyatt Pickering 2/88
Justin Walter 7/18 Kick Offs
Burt Dickinson 5/(-33) Justin Bland 4/220
Passing Punt Returns
Burt Dickinson 3/7-41 Wyatt Pickering 1/11
Justin Walter 0/1-0 Justin Walter 1/10
Receiving Kick Off Returns
Justin Walter 2/21 none
Wyatt Pickering 1/20 x
   

Sat Nov. 22 St Louis Country Day Lost 10 - 20 (Semi-Final)
Chillicothe 0 3 0 7
St Louis Country Day 0 0 6 14
2nd CHS Michael Holder 36 yard field goal x  3 - 0
3rd CD Michael Sivore 1 yard run K Fail  3 - 6
4th CD Jonathan Reese 1 yard run Kick  3 - 13
4th CD Michael Malan 5 yard run Kick  3 - 20
4th CHS Burt Dickinson to Joe Koehly 38 yard pass Kick 10 - 20
  CHS C.D.

1st Downs

16 10

Rushing

43/145 195

Passing

12/25-119 2/9-30

Int

4 2

Fumbles

0 1

Penalties

3/20 4/30

Interceptions
Jesse Rodenberg, Joe Koehly
Fumble Recovery - Billy Penniston

 

Rushing Punting
Wyatt Pickering 21/78 Wyatt Pickering 1/25
Justin Walter 19/51 Kick Offs
Joe Koehly 1/10 Justin Bland 3/110
Burt Dickinson 2/6 Punt Returns
Passing Justin Walter 2/20
Burt Dickinson 12/24-119 Kick Off Returns
Justin Walter 0/1-0 Wyatt Pickering 2/73
Receiving Justin Walter 1/23
Justin Walter 5/51 x
Joe Koehly 1/38 x
Jason Vorbeck 2/27 x
Michael Holder 1/4 x
Wyatt Pickering 3/(-1) x

M.E.C.    
Maryville 4 - 0  9 - 1
Chillicothe 3 - 1 11 - 2
Savannah 2 - 2  9 - 4
Benton 1 - 3  3 - 5
Lafayette 0 - 4  1 - 8


 

All Conference
1st Team
RB Wyatt Pickering
DB Wyatt Pickering
TE Michael Holder
DL Michael Holder
RB Justin Walter
OL Justin Bland
LB Jesse Rodenberg
Honorable Mention
DB Justin Walter
RS Justin Walter
DL Justin Bland
K Justin Bland
DB Joe Koehly
P Wyatt Pickering
All District
RB Justin Walter
RB Wyatt Pickering
OE Michael Holder
OL Justin Bland
DB Joe Koehly
LB  Jesse Rodenberg
All State
1st Team
OL Justin Bland
DB Justin Walter
2nd Team
RB - Wyatt Pickering

 

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