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April 29th, 2015
SOUTH WHITLEY â€” Whitko picked up wins in seven events to down Northfield, Manchester and Lakeland Christian in a four-way boysâ€™ home track meet Tuesday night.
Whitkoâ€™s boys picked up 98.5 points to top Northfield, who scored 85.5. Manchester was third with 58 points, and Lakeland Christian fourth with 1 point.
SOUTH WHITLEY â€” Whitkoâ€™s baseball team handled Triton 12-1 in five innings Tuesday night behind a 10-run explosion from its offense in the fourth inning.
After the first inning ended with a scoreless tie, the game remained close after three with a 2-1 Wildcat lead. The Triton Trojans struggled to contain Whitko batters in the fourth, allowing 10 runs before ending the Wildcat rally.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” Columbia Cityâ€™s girls placed second in a three-way meet with Northeast Hoosier Conference foes New Haven and East Noble. East Noble scored 74 points to Columbia Cityâ€™s 54, with New Haven finishing third with 38 points.
The Lady Eagles started the meet with a win in the 3,200-meter relay. The team of Morgan Von Seggern, Samina Qureshi, Lauren Keller and Hannah Wappes finished in 10:46 for the win. Wappes also picked up a win in the 800-meter run.
SOUTH WHITLEY â€” Monday night in South Whitley, Whitkoâ€™s Haley Yohe smacked a double in the bottom of the seventh inning to lead Whitko to a come-from-behind 4-3 victory over Oak Hill.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” Columbia Cityâ€™s girls tennis team played host to Whitko High School Monday night at DeVol Field.
The Lady Eagles took wins in all matches but one, winning by a 4-1 score.
CHURUBUSCO â€” Churubuscoâ€™s Eagle baseball team used an outstanding pitching performance by Jacob Howe and just enough offense to send the Hamilton Marines down to a 5-0 defeat in the opening game of the the 2015 Northeast Corner Conference baseball tournament Monday night at Churubusco.
Howe faced only 23 batters, two over the minimum, while pitching a one-hit shutout of the Marines. Howe also recorded 13 strikeouts in the seven innings.
GOSHEN â€”Columbia Cityâ€™s boysâ€™ track team competed in a cold and rainy Goshen Relays Saturday. The Eagles competed in the small school division placing 14th out of 20 schools with a score of 41.5 points.
The Eagles were paced by two first-place finishes. In the sprint medley relay, the Columbia City team of Heath Atkins, Noah Judd, Tim Hearld and Andrew McFarland took the win in a time of 1:39.5.
LIGONIER â€” Churubuscoâ€™s baseball team took a 13-9 win over the host West Noble Chargers Friday evening.
The Eagles used a strong offense, highlighted by two four-run innings to down the Chargers.
West Noble broke on top, getting a single run in the bottom of the first inning. Churubusco came back to put up four runs in the top of the second to go up 4-1.
FORT WAYNE â€” No. 16-ranked Columbia City took third at Saturdayâ€™s Concordia Golf Invitational at the Foster Park golf course.
The Eagles shot 312, placing behind Leo and Bishop Dwenger, who both scored 301. When the tie couldnâ€™t be broken on the fifth golferâ€™s score, the top five for Leo and Dwenger went out for a one-hole playoff to decide the winner.
CHURUBUSCO â€” Churubuscoâ€™s girls track team hosted the Turtle Town Classic invitational Saturday, despite blowing rain and cool temperatures.
The host team placed fifth in the Black division, comprised of smaller schools.