Archive - May 8, 2014 - Sports Article
Columbia Cityâ€™s girls tennis team fell to Leo Wednesday night, 3-2.
The Lady Eaglesâ€™ lone winners of the night were the two doubles teams.
No. 1 doubles, Sydney Ford and Macie Hinen defeated their opponents by a score of 6-1, 6-1.
In No. 2 doubles, Bayley Smith and Cassie Bosselman tied their Leo opponents after winning 6-2 then falling 6-2, but went into the tie breaker with clear heads and conquered the last set 7-5.
The singles players struggled with their positions against Leo.
No. 1 singles player Rachel Flauding fell to her opponent with a score of 6-0, 6-2.
Not many baseball players get the opportunity to play ball on a professional field.
However, Parkview Field has opened its doors to several high school teams this season, including Whitko.
The Wildcats took on Three Rivers Conference foe Manchester at Parkview Field Wednesday night, coming away with a 13-9 win.
â€śIt was a fun experience,â€ť said Whitko Head Coach Erik Hisner. â€śThe guys have been looking forward to this since we got the news that we were going to be able to play there.â€ť
The Columbia City Lady Eagle softball team unleashed an offensive barrage on Northeast Hoosier Conference foe New Haven, pounding out 18 hits on their way to a resounding fiveâ€“inning 15-4 win in the Wednesday evening contest at Morsches Park.
The visiting Lady Bulldogs got a base runner in the first inning on a dropped third strike, but then the Lady Eagles set the next three New Haven batters down in order.
Whitley Countyâ€™s Eagle golf teams battled it out at Eel River Golf Course Wednesday night in the competitive county golf match.
While Whitko posted a competitive score of 179, Churubusco and Columbia City had standout performances, with the match coming down to four strokes.
Columbia City had its best score of the season, a 148, to edge Churubusco, which finished with 152 strokes.
Both teams finished the match with several players scoring less than 40.