Hilliard Darby handed the Chillicothe Cavaliers their first loss of the season, ousting them from the first round of the boys D1 soccer Central District Tournament, Wednesday.
Chillicothe went to the locker room at the half, trailing Hilliard Darby 1-0.
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"To our kids' credit, I thought we played a tremendous first half and were right there with them," said Cavs Coach Mike McCorkle.
Darby went on to score two more goals early in the second half and adding a later insurance goal.
"I think the depth showed a little bit," said McCorkle. "Hilliard's ... deeper than we are, and I think they just wore us down a little bit in the second half."
The Cavs (16-1) graduate 11 seniors from the program.
"We have 11 tremendous seniors (with) great character, great leadership throughout the year, especially our captains Jacob Weber and Per Peterson," McCorkle said.
Hilliard Darby moves on to play at Canal Winchester at 7pm, Saturday.