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May 29th, 2015
BUTLER ‚ÄĒ A back-and-forth game between Churubusco and South Adams ended in with an Eagle victory Thursday evening.
Josh Howk crossed home plate off a sacrifice fly to give Churubusco an early 1-0 lead in the first inning at Eastside.
South Adams responded with a run of its own in the second, and neither team scored again until the Starfires scored in the fifth inning.
LAGRANGE ‚ÄĒ Whitko‚Äôs softball season came to an end in the finals of Thursday‚Äôs Lakeland IHSAA Sectional 21 with an 11-1 loss to Fairfield‚Äôs Lady Falcons.
Fairfield batted around, scoring six runs in the top of the first inning to put the Wildcats in a hole they were never able to climb from.
Col. City‚Äôs McFarland headed for state in 400-meter dash
SOUTH BEND ¬≠‚ÄĒ Columbia City‚Äôs Andrew McFarland participated at the boys Regional Track Meet at St. Joe High School in South Bend. McFarland qualified for the state finals track meet in Bloomington ‚ÄĒ twice in the same event.
McFarland ran in the 200-meter dash trials and qualified for the finals. McFarland then ran in the fast heat of the 400-meter dash and won with an unofficial time of 48.8, which would have set a new school record.
Churubusco track runs at Marion regional
COLUMBIA CITY ‚ÄĒ Columbia City‚Äės Lady Eagle 1,600-meter relay team received official word that it has qualified for the June 6 state finals track meet at Indiana University in Bloomington.
The team of Regan Decker, Molly Green, Elise Cormany and Hanna Wappes, along with alternates Samina Qureshi, Morgan von Seggern and Lauren Keller, got its ‚Äúcall back‚ÄĚ qualification notice on Wednesday afternoon.
The team placed fourth at the Warsaw Regional in a time of 4:04.45. That time was good enough to seed them in the 21st spot in the 27-team field.
LAGRANGE ‚ÄĒ Whitko used two solid pitching efforts combined with just enough offense to defeat West Noble 6-3 to advance to this evening‚Äôs IHSAA Sectional 21 softball championship game.
After giving up a lead-off single, Whitko pitcher Hannah Yohe set the Chargers down in order.
COLUMBIA CITY ‚ÄĒ Northeast Hoosier Conference honors in tennis and softball have been announced, and Columbia City athletes earned spots on both lists.
In tennis, the No. 1 doubles team of Macie Hinen and Aubrey Wright earned first team All-NHC honors. The senior duo will be competing this evening at the Culver Academies tennis regional.
WHITLEY COUNTY ‚ÄĒ All three Whitley County girls track teams competed in IHSAA regional competition Tuesday evening.
At the Warsaw regional, Whitko‚Äôs Kaitlyn Reed was the county‚Äôs only automatic qualifier for the June 6 state finals meet. The Whitko sophomore cleared the state qualifying height of 5 feet, 4 inches in the high jump while placing fourth. Reed also competed in the 100-meter dash, but did not qualify for the finals in that event.
OSSIAN ‚ÄĒ Columbia City‚Äôs softball team lost in the first round of sectional play Monday against the Mississinewa Indians, 8-2.
Gusting winds blew dirt across the infield and even pop-flies into foul territory at Norwell High School while the Lady Eagles tried to keep their regional hopes alive.
LAGRANGE ‚ÄĒ Whitko softball took the first step on the road to an IHSAA sectional softball title Monday afternoon with a 13-2 win over the host Lakeland Lady Lakers in the opening round of Sectional No. 21 play.
Whitko took a first-inning lead thanks in part to a Lakeland error. With one out, Anna Ousley singled and went all the way to third when the Lakeland right fielder misplayed the ball. Ousley scored when Whitney Marsh reached on a second Lady Laker error, giving the Wildcats a 1-0 lead after one-half inning of play.
FORT WAYNE ‚ÄĒ Columbia City‚Äôs baseball team traveled to Fort Wayne Saturday for a doubleheader against Bishop Dwenger. The Eagles lost both games, 10-0 and 6-3.
Game one opened with seven runs in the first two innings for the Saints.