Archive - May 23, 2012 - Sports Article
COLUMBIA CITY â Three Columbia City linksters played their last match as Eagles at Eagle Glen Tuesday night against Wawasee.
Columbia City, led by senior Dustin Parrett, won by four strokes over the Warriors in the back nine, 175-179.
Parrett shot a season-low 40. Fellow seniors Drew Burnsworth and Tucker Daniel also wrapped up the home season with competitive scores.
âIt was a good way for Parrett to go out,â Columbia City Head Coach Andrew Thompson said.
OSSIAN â Whitkoâs softball teamâs season came to an end Tuesday night in what Head Coach Jamilyn Pegan called, a âheart-breaker.â
âIt was a heart-breaker but they went down strong,â Pegan said. âIâm proud of them. âWe were one run away, one hit away, one play away.â
The Lady Wildcats fell in the fifth frame, 2-1.
After a tough start from the plate, the Lady Wildcats got on the scoreboard for the first time in the sixth inning.
âThey hung in there,â Pegan said. âEspecially when they were struggling with hitting in the beginning.â
FORT WAYNE â Three Whitley County athletes are advancing to the Indiana State Track Finals in four events after strong placings in Northropâs regional competition Tuesday night.
Columbia Cityâs Samantha Roush took second in the 1600-meter run with a time of 5:04.58, the state-qualifying standard.
Heather Monk from Churubusco is advancing in two events â the shot put and discus.
Monk threw the qualifying standard in both events. She placed second in the shot put with a heave of 41 feet, 9 inches. In the discus, Monk took third with a throw of 128 feet, 11 inches.