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WARSAW â€” Columbia Cityâ€™s girls swim team ended its season with a sixth-place sectional finish on Saturday.
The Lady Eagles ended the meet with 141 team points. Culver Academy came in first with a team score of 445. Host Warsaw was second with 382.
Columbia City netted a couple of fifth place finishes on the afternoon. Taylor Hartsock came in fifth in the 100-yard butterfly with a time of 1:10.19 and the 200 freestyle relay squad of Katlin Knott, Hartsock, Mishayla Hager and Cassie Bosselman came in fifth at a time of 1:55.39.
FORT WAYNE â€” Twenty wrestlers from Whitley County advanced to Saturdayâ€™s regional meet at Carroll High School in Fort Wayne and now stand just two weekends away from the state tournament.
Columbia City, Churubusco and Whitko were all at the sectional meet at Carroll last Saturday. Churubusco was second to the hosts in the team race and is sending eight wrestlers to this weekendâ€™s meet. Columbia City and Whitko will each send six to regionals.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” Fans at Columbia Cityâ€™s girls basketball game against Huntington North Thursday wouldnâ€™t have known that the Lady Eagles hadnâ€™t practiced since Monday.
Columbia City head coach Amy Shearer said the team has been battling the flu all week, but the Lady Eagles still managed a 53-49 win in their last regular-season game.
The ill-timed sickness showed in the first quarter, as Huntington jumped out to a 17-8 advantage. The Lady Vikings hit three 3-pointers from three different shooters.
WARSAW â€” Sectionals began for the Columbia City girls swimming team Thursday, and the Lady Eagles turned in several performances that qualified for Saturdayâ€™s finals.
Thursday was the preliminary event for the finals, which will be Saturday. Winners of Saturdayâ€™s sectional races will advance to the state meet on Feb. 9. Qualification for state can also occur for swimmers or relay teams who meet the state standard cutoff time to round out the field to 32 entrants per event.
SOUTH WHITLEY â€” Senior night was a success for the Whitko girls basketball team.
The Lady Wildcats had not been victors on senior night for a few seasons, but they defeated Lakeland Christian Academy Thursday by a final of 55-32 in the last home appearance for Class of 2013 members Cagney Craig, Melanie Kelsey and Josie Sparks. Whitko closes the regular season with a 7-13 record and Lakeland Christian is 4-16 with one game left on its slate.
Here are the sports headlines in Friday's issue:
County grapplers prep for regional meet
Col. City wins final regular-season game
Sectionals begin for Lady Eagle swim team
Whitko girls win on senior night
Whitley Countyâ€™s wrestlers are prepping for the regional competition Saturday at Carroll High School. Pictured, Whitkoâ€™s Greg Newman tries to turn Northropâ€™s Logan Aldrich in the 113 pound finals.
These are the sports headlines in Thursday's issue:
Wrestlers prepping for regional
No. 3 Indiana rolls past rival Purdue
Hibbert, Pacers beat Pistons
Dr. Phil: Te'o was victim of hoax
Biedscheid leads Notre Dame past Villanova, 65-60
Columbia Cityâ€™s girls basketball team has its final home game Thursday night against Huntington North. The Lady Eagles (7-14) fell to the Lady Vikings (4-14) last season in a close 45-43 game.
These are the sports headlines in Wednesday's issue:
Col. City girls' last home game Thursday
Big Ten may shuffle divisions post-expansion
Lewis avoids spray talk
Phelps signs golf deal
Is Tiger 'back' after Monday win?