Archive - May 7, 2013 - Sports Article
CHURUBUSCO â€” Despite taking a 7-5 advantage in the first inning, Churubuscoâ€™s softball team dropped a 19-9 game against Leo Monday night in Churubusco.
Both teams came out with hot bats in the first frame, as Leo opened the game with five runs and the Lady Eagles answered with seven of their own.
The second frame was a different story, as neither team scored.
Leo began to chip away at â€™Buscoâ€™s lead in the third inning, outscoring the Lady Eagles 3-2.
The Lady Lions tied the score at nine in the fourth stanza, but tore the game open in the fifth and sixth innings.
SOUTH WHITLEY â€” Whitkoâ€™s boys track team won a three-way meet against Three Rivers Conference opponents Tippecanoe Valley and North Miami Monday night.
The Wildcats earned 83 points, Tippy Valley came in second with 55 and North Miami had 28 points.
Whitko had 10 first-place finishes. Connor Stouder and Tyler Sherwin each had two wins for the Wildcats.
Stouder placed first in both the 100- and 200-meter dashes. Sherwin won the 300-meter hurdles and the discus with a toss of 120 feet, 7 inches.
Connor Zwick took second in the discus.
FORT WAYNE â€” In a match that was made up after a rain postponement earlier in the season, the Columbia City Eagles golf team traveled the short distance to take on the Canterbury Cavaliers at Chestnut Hills Golf Course Monday night.
The Eagles lost a close match, 161-163.
â€śThis was a good match,â€ť Columbia City Head Coach Andrew Thompson said. â€śThis is a tough course and we handled it well, but it just wasnâ€™t quite enough.
Columbia City freshman Spencer Klimek led the way for the Eagles, carding a 38 on the par 36 course.
SOUTH WHITLEY â€” Whitkoâ€™s baseball team, which went into Monday nightâ€™s game with a 15-5 record, dropped a Three Rivers Conference match-up by a difficult, 9-0 score.
The Wildcats hosted Northfield, a team that won the state finals last year and returned several of its starters from last season.
The Norsemen jumped out to a 5-0 lead in the first inning and scored three more runs in the top of the third frame.
Whitko managed to hold Northfieldâ€™s offense off home plate for much of the rest of the game, excluding another run in the sixth inning to make the 9-0 score.