Archive - May 22, 2014 - Sports Article
Columbia Cityâ€™s girls tennis team topped Wawasee in the opening round of sectional play Wednesday night at Warsaw.
The Lady Eagles took a 4-1 victory and will advance to play Whitko tonight in the sectional semi-final. The Lady Eaglesâ€™ lone loss came in the No. 1 singles match.
Rachel Flauding fell to a tough opponent, Katy Ashpole, 6-1, 6-1. In. No 2 singles, Columbia Cityâ€™s Aubrey Wright won 6-4, 6-0 over Jada Antonides.
Columbia Cityâ€™s boys golf team is prepped and ready for this weekendâ€™s Northeast Hoosier Conference match after a host of victories.
Wednesday night, the Eagles traveled to Whispering Creek Golf Course to face NHC foe New Haven, picking up their fifth conference victory this season.
The Eagles hosted and defeated DeKalb Tuesday night, and beat out all conference opponents at the Leo Invitational Saturday to place second behind Bishop Dwenger.
Indianaâ€™s baseball and softball teams are gearing up for sectional play that begins next week.
Whitkoâ€™s baseball team is the lone sectional host.
The Wildcats are hosting a field of eight teams: Wawasee, West Noble, Tippecanoe Valley, NorthWood, Lakeland, Farifield and themselves.
Facing off in the first game at Whitko are Wawasee and West Noble Wednesday at 5:30 p.m. On Thursday, Tippecanoe Valley takes on NorthWood at 5:30 p.m.
Whitko begins sectional play Friday against Lakeland at 5:30 p.m.
Whitkoâ€™s baseball team picked up a Three Rivers Conference victory Wednesday night over Rochester, 3-2.
The Wildcats faced a 1-0 deficit in the first inning, and went on a three-inning drought before finally scoring in the fourth frame to tie the score.
Wildcat Jared Craft reached home plate on a single by Ethan Nicodemus.
Rochester fired back in the bottom of the fifth inning to take back the lead, 2-1.
Whitko wasnâ€™t ready to give up the game, however, scoring two runs in the seventh to take the 3-2 win.
Indian Springs Middle Schoolâ€™s golf team took home the NELMSC conference title at Raccoon Run Golf Course Friday night.
Despite a tough field and poor playing conditions, the Eagles battled their way to the win, scoring a 174 to beat second-place Plymouth by five strokes. Garrett Roehling lead the way with a 42.
Spencer McCammon fired a 43, Nick Decker had a 44, Lawson Hawn carded a 45 and Zach Harker had a 47. â€śThis is what weâ€™ve been working for all season,â€ť said coach Tommy Baldwin.