Lady Indians fall to Chillicothe


The Hillsboro Lady Indians took another loss at home Wednesday night against the Chillicothe Lady Cavaliers.

A brief 2-2 tie in the first few minutes of the game turned to a 3-point lead for Chillicothe for the first quarter, despite two 2-pointers from Sydney Bobbitt and Kelsey Burns.

The second quarter saw the Cavaliers turn up the heat with a 16-point gain to the Lady Indians’ 6 points.

By the half, the scoreboard read 23-10 with the Chillicothe ladies in the lead.

Bobbitt scored Hillsboro’s only point for the third quarter. The Cavaliers took advantage of the Indians’ score deficit, making 14 points for themselves in the third period.

The quarter ended with Chillicothe still on top at 23-11.

Chillicothe secured the win in the fourth quarter, outscoring Hillsboro by 6 points and taking the score to 50-20 when the clock ran out.

Kelsey Burns led scoring for the Lady Indians with 7 points.

“Chillicothe is a long, athletic, physical team,” said Hillsboro head coach JR Moberly. “We’ll just keep going out and playing hard, and see if we can turn a corner sometime.”

The Hillsboro ladies now hold a 1-9, 1-4 record. They will challenge rival McClain High School at home Saturday Jan. 7 at 7 p.m.


Chillicothe — 7 16 14 13 — 50

Hillsboro — 4 6 1 7 — 20

CHS: Price 2(3)-10; Greene 1-1/2-3; N. Smith 1(1)1/2-6; T. Smith (1)-1/1-4; Devlin 1(3)-1/2-9; Smith 2-2/4-6; Brown 6-0/2-12

Totals: 13(6)-6/15-50

HHS: Cosby 2-4; Bobbitt 1-1/2-3; Kelsey Burns 1(1)-2/2-7; Hopkins 1-2; Grover 1-2; Chaney 1-0/2-2

Totals: 7(1)-3/4-20

Reach David Wright at 937-402-2570 or on Twitter @SportsWrighter.

Kelsey Burns gets a shot ready Wednesday night at Hillsboro High School. Burns gets a shot ready Wednesday night at Hillsboro High School.
Lady Indians now hold 1-9, 1-4 record

By David Wright

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