(From Coach Lance Harvey)
The Chillicothe Lady Hornets
soccer team advanced to the district 15 championship game with
a 5-1 victory over Mexico on Tuesday.
Twelve minutes into the game sophomore forward Karson
Keithley collected free kick from senior Lindy Saunders and
put away the shot in front of the goal. Keithley scored again
five minutes later after outrunning her defender to the goal
and firing a low shot into the back of the net.
In the 22nd minute, Hannah Jones put the Hornets up 3-0
with a right footed shot. Then with 8 minutes left in the
half, Saunders floated another nice pass into the goal area
which Hannah Jones redirected into the goal with her left
The second half was back and forth but Mexico was able
to break the shutout with 9 minutes left in the game.
Chillicothe's defense tightened up after the goal and Saunders
added an insurance goal with :22 seconds left off of a Sam
Aside from the goal scorers Coach Harvey commended the
play of Jozie Reeter, Baily Fox, Mariah Cox, Sam Baldwin and
Harlie Jones. He noted that the defense was very strong in
front of the goal and was able to generate offense by passing
effectively to the midfielders and forwards.
Goalkeeper Jaylene Sturguess recorded five saves in the
The Hornets will face Moberly, a 3-1 winner over
Kirksville, in the championship game on Thursday at 6:00.