Archive - May 2014 - Sports Article
Whitkoâ€™s softball team picked up a lopsided, 12-0, win over Three Rivers Conference foe Southwood Wednesday night.
Two big offensive innings propelled the Lady Wildcats to the victory.
Whitko scored seven runs in the second frame and five more in the sixth.
The offensive attack was led by Haley Yohe and Amanda Shepherd, who each tallied three hits. Hanna Yohe pitched a six-inning complete shutout, striking out six and walking one.
The Lady Wildcats are back in action Saturday at the Tippecanoe Valley Invitational.
For the last several years, Warsaw has been one of Columbia City golfâ€™s top competitors, as the Eagles have built a rivalry with the Tigers.
â€śWarsaw has been the measuring stick in the area and in our sectional and regional,â€ť Columbia City Head Coach Andrew Thompson said. â€śAnytime we get a chance to beat the Tigers and weâ€™re successful, that makes the guys feel good.â€ť
The Eagles beat Warsaw for the second time this season in a three-way match at Stonehenge Thursday night.
Warsaw hosted Columbia City and Huntington North, and the Eagles snuck away with a one-stroke victory at 157.
Whitkoâ€™s girls track team picked up a win in a four-way meet Tuesday night.
Though the weather was against them, the Lady Wildcats picked up several first-place finishes in the win.
â€śIt was a very blustery night for a track meet but we came out on top,â€ť said Whitko Head Coach Gary Sims.
Kaitlyn Reed placed first in the 100-meter dash, followed by teammate Abby Overmeyer in second. The 400-meter relay team of Abby Overmeyer, Elaine Warner, Reghan Craig and Lauren Riemersma also picked up a win.
Whitkoâ€™s golf team traveled to Rochester Wednesday night to take on two Three Rivers Conference opponents, North Miami and Rochester.
The Wildcats split the match, beating North Miami and falling by three strokes to Rochester.
North Miami did not post a complete score. The Wildcats were led by Danny Zawlocki who scored a 41.
Cole Bechtold was one stroke behind his teammate with a 42, and Will Peters finished in 43 strokes.
Whitkoâ€™s junior varsity softball team picked up an impressive 31-1 victory at Wayne High School.
Andrea Snavely led the Lady Wildcats with five hits, including two doubles and a triple.
Emily Hughes had three hits, including a double and a triple.
Pitcher Tori Silveus helped her own cause with three hits, including two doubles.
Silveus was also sharp on the mound, striking out 11 and giving up two hits.
Churubuscoâ€™s girls tennis team fell to Westview Tuesday and Central Noble on Wednesday.
Against a competitive Westview team, the Lady Eagles fell 5-0.
In No. 1 singles, Audrey Giercher fell 6-1, 6-1.
Camille Cseri dropped a 6-3, 6-1 match in No. 2 singles.
In No. 3 singles, Cheyenne Conner fell 6-2, 6-0.
The No. 1 doubles team of Nikki Esslinger and Aaliyah Hensinger fell 6-1, 6-1.
Whitkoâ€™s baseball team grabbed a one-point win over Triton Tuesday night, only to fall by one point to Southwood Wednesday.
Against Triton, the Wildcats grabbed a 14-13 victory after a high-scoring start to the game. Whitko took a 3-1 lead in the first inning, then went on to score 11 runs in the second frame.
However, Triton answered with five runs of its own to make the score 14-6 at the end of the second inning.
Columbia Cityâ€™s boys track team traveled to New Haven this week to take on two Northeast Hoosier Conference foes â€” the host Bulldogs and East Noble.
The Eagles fell short, as New Haven took the win with 86 points, followed by East Noble with 44 and Columbia City with 40.
A highlight of the night was high jumper Tim Hearld, who cleared 5 feet, 10 inches.
Also picking up wins was the 3,200-meter relay team of Seth Kissinger, Evan Harney, David Fulk and Andrew McFarland, McFarland in the 400-meter dash and Dakota Goldwood in the shot put.