Archive - Dec 12, 2011 - Sports Article
NEW HAVEN â Saturdayâs Northeast Hoosier Conference Triple Dual at New Haven High School was a bad news - good news situation for the Columbia City Eagle wrestling squad.
The bad news for the Eagles was that they went 0-3 on the day, dropping matches to Homestead, host New Haven and Carroll.
The good news for Columbia City was that it had several wrestlers turn in solid performances and that the team as a whole was competitive in an opening round loss to a strong Homestead squad.
SOUTH WHITLEY â Un-like I.U.âs three-point buzzer-beater to beat No. 1 Kentucky Saturday, Whitkoâs attempt at a final comeback against Wawasee came up short.
After trailing 59-40 just before the fourth quarter, the Wildcats rallied to out score the Warriors 16-4 in less than three minutes of play in South Whitley Saturday, hours after the Hoosiersâ win over Kentucky.
But the comeback wasnât enough and the âCats lost 72-66.
âWe showed signs of improvement,â Whitko Head Coach Rob Irwin said. âWe have young guys that arenât very experienced yet.â
BY NICOLE OTT
CHURUBUSCO â Churubuscoâs boys basketball team beat West Noble Saturday night, 57-29.
The Eagles had four players score in double-digits, led by senior Josh LeFever.
The game was competitive in the first quarter, with the Chargers trailing 8-7.
Both Churubuscoâs offense and defense stepped up in the second quarter, holding West Noble to four points while adding 16 to the Eaglesâ side of the scoreboard.
Austin Goepfrich had eight of his 11 points in the second quarter, along with five LeFever points.