Archive - Jan 2014 - Sports Article
WATERLOO â€” Columbia Cityâ€™s boys basketball C-Team won a holiday tournament Dec. 30.
The Eagles defeated DeKalb in the opener, 44-24, and defeated Homestead in the finals, 39-36.
Against DeKalb, Rob Wood led the Eagles in scoring with 15 points. Brock Snouffer had 13, Noah Wigent 10, Brendon Slagal scored three, David Osborn had two and Jordan Bechtold had one point.
Columbia Cityâ€™s wrestling team took home second place last week at the Goshen Invite. Above, the four Eagle seniors, with the second-place trophy.
Columbia Cityâ€™s girls basketball team is hosting its senior night contest Tuesday night in its game against Northrop. Pictured are the Lady Eaglesâ€™ seniors, Emily Whiteleather (right) and Alyssa Hansen.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” Thursday night the Columbia City Eagle wrestlers played host to Northeast Hoosier Conference foe,East Noble.
In a match rescheduled due to weather, the Eagles squared off against a veteran East Noble squad that boasted four state qualifiers.
The Eagles dropped eight of the first nine matches, but finished strong with five straight wins. Despite the rally, the Eagles fell by a 39-28 score.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” Columbia Cityâ€™s boys basketball team lost to neighboring Huntington North Thursday.
The Eagles traveled across the southern border of Whitley County and fell in a road contest, 48-39, to the host Vikings.
With the loss, Columbia City falls to 6-7 on the season. Huntington North is 8-6 overall.
There were three lead changes in the game, but Huntington North was in control by the end of the first quarter at 14-9.
SOUTH WHITLEYâ€” A crucial Three Rivers Conference game is ahead for the Whitko boys and girls basketball teams.
For the boys, they will be searching for their first conference win. The Lady Wildcats will be looking to keep the drive alive for their first TRC title in six years.
The Lady Wildcats are 9-5 and 3-1 in the conference this season. They tip with Southwood at home Saturday at 7:45 p.m.
Last Saturday, the Whitko girls gave Rochester its first TRC loss of the year.
Now they will try to keep the momentum going against the 8-4 Lady Knights (1-2 in the TRC).
CHURUBUSCO â€” Churubuscoâ€™s girls basketball team lost a consolation game Thursday in the Northeast Corner Conference Tournament.
The Lady Eagles dropped a contest to visiting Westview by a final margin of 70-46.
Churubusco was led in scoring by Jazlyn Needler, who had 16 points. Montana Martin added 12 after hitting her career high of 23 Wednesday.
Westview raced out to a 19-12 lead after one period, and added 19 more in the second to make the margin 38-19 at halftime.
After an even third quarter at 12 points each, Westview edged the Lady Eagles 20-15 in the fourth quarter.
SOUTH WHITLEY â€” An intense Rochester squad denied host Whitko a victory on the wrestling mat Thursday.
The Wildcats dropped a 45-30 dual to the Zebras.
There were two Whitko wins by fall. Zach Baughman got a first-period pin for the Wildcats at 170, downing his opponent in 1:20.
The other pin for the â€˜Cats was at 113, where Dalton Hite got the win by fall in the first period.
Other winners for Whitko included Tom Werstler at 138, Jack Hall at 106 and Tanner Hughes at 182, all of whom won by forfeit.
WESTFIELD â€” Defending champs Perry Meridian, Yorktown and Adams Central are also the No. 1 seeds at Saturdayâ€™s IHSWCA Team State Dual Meet Tournaments.
Westfield High School, located off U.S. 31, north of Indianapolis, is host for the second annual state meeting, which brings together 24 of Indianaâ€™s best high school squads for a day-long wrestling carnival.
Teams are divided into classes, based on school enrollment.