Archive - Dec 31, 2011
HUNTERTOWN â In last yearâs sectional title game against Wawasee, Columbia Cityâs boys basketball team fell to a 10-0 deficit in the first quarter but came back to win the title 67-66
The Eagles didnât have the same luck in Fridayâs holiday shoot-out championship game against Homestead.
The Spartans jumped out to a 16-0 lead in the first quarter and Columbia City never recovered, picking up its second loss of the season, 63-45.
âIt was disappointing to come out to a team that we knew was going to be good and not put our best foot forward,â Columbia City Head Coach Chris Benedict said.
PERU â Guaranteed to at least match the girlsâ second place finish, Whitko boys basketball took the court Friday in the final game of Peruâs Holiday Tournament.
The Wildcats faced, and beat, the LaVille Lancers by a final of 64-55.
The half ended with a difference of just one point, 26-25 in favor of LaVille. At the break, Logan Irwin had 13 of his team leading 34 points.
Though keeping the score close, the Wildcats were just 7-for-29 in the first half (.241).
In the third quarter, following the fifth tie of the game (29), the Lancers scored 11 of the next 14 points.