Archive - Sep 16, 2013 - Sports Article
SOUTH WHITLEY Ââ€” After 80 minutes of play, Whitkoâ€™s girls soccer team tied Woodlan Saturday morning, 1-1.
Lady Wildcat senior Ellyana Blue scored Whitkoâ€™s lone goal in the second half to tie the score, after Woodlan scored the opening goal in the first half.
Blue had 11 shots on goal, and teammate Heather Bryan tallied two shots on the mark, as well as Blueâ€™s assist.
Reghan Craig and Bridget Thompson each had a shot on goal as well.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” The Homestead Spartans used a balanced offense to offset the Columbia City defense in Saturday morningâ€™s Junior varsity football game. Homestead gathered 224 rushing yards and 225 yards through the air to defeat the Eagles 40-12.
Both the Eagles and Spartans battled through a scoreless tie in the first quarter, but the score board lit up numerous times in the second period when the Spartanâ€™s broke out to a 27-12 advantage at intermission.
FORT WAYNE â€” Columbia Cityâ€™s girls golf team took home seventh place at the Northeast Hoosier Conference Tournament Saturday at Orchard Ridge Country Club.
The Lady Eagles shot 426. Homestead, who hosted the meet, had 369 to take first place.
Under the NHC point system, Carroll was crowned the overall conference champion for the season. The Lady Chargers were second Saturday with a score of 376.
Macenzie Lane and Courtney Bacon led the Columbia City effort, with each shooting 102. Annie Butchko of Homestead was the conference medalist at 83.
FORT WAYNE â€” Despite the final numbers on the scoreboard that showed a 20-7 win, the Homestead Spartans had to be glad to see the tail lights on the Columbia City Eagle team bus vanish into the Aboite Township night as a game Eagle squad gave the IHSAA Class 6A state-ranked Spartans all the fight they wanted in Friday nightâ€™s Northeast Hoosier Conference football match up.
CHURUBUSCO â€” Homecoming on Friday the 13th could have been unlucky for Churubuscoâ€™s football team.
Bad luck appeared to have truly struck when Eastside took a 13-0 lead.
But the Eagles turned the number 13 on its head, scoring 31 unanswered points to take a 31-13 win and improving to 4-0 for the season, overall and in the conference.
Eastside (1-3, 0-3 in the NECC) took a 7-0 lead early in the first quarter, using an offense the Eagles did not expect.
SOUTH WHITLEY â€” Whitko newcomer Garrett Elder debuted his varsity Wildcat career in prime fashion in Friday nightâ€™s home opener against Three Rivers Conference opponent Manchester.
Elder, a freshman receiver and safety, tacked on two touchdowns in Whitkoâ€™s 46-24 win.
Elder transferred from Wawasee High School two weeks ago, and played with the junior varsity squad last week, before seeing varsity minutes Friday.
He caught 2-of-4 passes for 72 yards, and also added some special teams yardage with two kick returns for 22 yards.
Defensively, he had two tackles.