Archive - Apr 16, 2013 - Sports Article
COLUMBIA CITY â€” Columbia Cityâ€™s girls tennis team made quick work of Whitley County rival Churubusco Monday night.
The host Columbia City team took a definitive 5-0 win.
Celine Rongos set the tone for Columbia City, topping her â€™Busco opponent, Cheyenne Conner, by a 6-0, 6-0 score.
In No. 2 singles, Kennedy Slavicek beat Churubuscoâ€™s Audrey Gierscher 6-1, 6-0.
The No. 3 singles match was slightly more competitive, as Churubuscoâ€™s Madi Cook put up a 6-4, 6-4, fight against the winning Lauren Rivas.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” Ryan Kerschner hit a grand slam, but it still took extra innings for Columbia City to beat Churubusco Monday.
Columbia City defeated â€˜Busco by a final of 6-5 in eight innings.
Kerschner may have had the big blast, but it was Jordan Bickle who had the winning one, doubling in the bottom of the eighth to bring home Travis Herbst and end the game.
The grand slam came in the bottom of the first inning and gave Columbia City a 4-1 lead. Churubusco had scored in the top of the first off of a sacrifice hit by Brent Simmons, which scored Logan Harris.
NORTH MANCHESTER â€” Whitkoâ€™s boys golf team picked up a Three Rivers Conference win Monday night, topping North Miami at Sycamore Golf Club in southwest Whitley County.
The Wildcats won 175-205.
Whitko was led by Will Peters and Daniel Zawlocki, who both scored 43s.
Cole Bechtold finished one stroke behind at a 44, and Colton LeTourneau scored a 45.
Whitkoâ€™s Jacob Silveus finished with a 46 and Matt Hathaway was the Wildcatsâ€™ No. 6 with a 47.
Nearly all of Whitkoâ€™s scores were better than North Miamiâ€™s best â€”Â Corey Shirdiff, who scored a 46.
SOUTH WHITLEY â€” Whitkoâ€™s baseball saw its five-game winning streak snapped at the hands of Garrett Saturday.
The Wildcats lost a pair of close contests to the Railroaders in a varsity doubleheader. Garrett won game one 6-4 and took game two 1-0.
Leading Whitko at the plate in game one were Alex Stoddard and Ethan Nicodemus, who both had two hits and a run scored.
Stoddard threw a complete-game, two-hitter in the second contest, giving up the lone run of the game unearned and having 13 strikeouts.
SOUTH WHITLEY â€” Putting up six runs in the first inning makes the game of baseball a lot easier. The Whitko Wildcats did just that and never looked back, taking a 13-3, five-inning win over the visiting West Noble Chargers Monday evening.
The Chargers got on the board in the top of the first, benefiting from a leadoff single, an error and a wild pitch that let the runner score from third. Wildcat pitcher Zach Snep settled down, recording a strikeout, picking off a runner, and closing out the Chargers with another strikeout.