lost to Claire Southard/Megan Gullette Notre Dame (Cape
Girardeau) 0-6, 1-6
lost to Brandee Loftus/Kassidy Anderson Mt Vernon 3-8
Chillicothe Hornet seniors Hunter Keithley and Hannah
Zimmerman brought their high school tennis careers to an end at state
competition at the Cooper tennis complex in Springfield. The seniors were
22-4 in doubles on the season. Due to weather, the competition was played
indoors. After a delay, the Hornets played Claire Southard and Megan
Gullette from Notre Dame High School (which finished fourth in state team
The Hornets were unable to find their stroke and lost
0-6, 1-6. In consolation competition, Keithley and Zimmerman had moments
where they were able to show how they have dominated northern Missouri
doubles, but were unable to sustain a high level, eventually losing 3-8.
Zimmerman finished her high school career as MEC and District doubles
champion as well as state qualifier.
Keithley shared those same honors along with being a
three-time state qualifier. John Burroughs high school won the team
competition and the singles and doubles championship.