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May 9th, 2013
LA GRANGE ‚ÄĒ Churubusco‚Äôs girls tennis team fell on the road to NECC foe Lakeland.
The Lady Lakers beat the Lady Eagles, 4-1 in varsity action and 4-1 in junior varsity action as well.
Picking up the win for the Lady Eagles at the varsity level was Kayleen Mitchell at No. 3 singles, defeating Amanda Miller 6-2, 7-5.
Losing in No. 1 and No. 2 singles, respectively, were Churubusco‚Äôs Cheyenne Conner and Audrey Gierscher, who both lost in straight sets to Carlee Richardson and Audrey Stephens.
SOUTH WHITLEY ‚ÄĒ Whitko‚Äôs baseball team lost its second game in a row to a Three Rivers Conference opponent Wednesday.
The Wildcats fell to visiting Wabash, 9-2. The Apaches have now won four in a row.
In the defeat, Whitko is now 15-7 for the season and 2-3 overall in conference play.
Wabash built up a 5-1 lead after three, then added two more in the fourth inning and two more in the sixth. Whitko got its second run in the bottom of the sixth frame.
Ethan Nicodemus was tagged with the loss for the Wildcats on the mound.
CHURUBUSCO ‚ÄĒ It all came at once for Churubusco‚Äôs softball team.
A big fifth inning for the Lady Eagles keyed them to victory Wednesday against Eastside. ‚ÄėBusco won, 6-3.
The Lady Eagles scored all six of their runs of the contest in the fifth inning. After that, the game was 6-0 in their favor.
Eastside chipped away, scoring two in the sixth and one in the seventh, but it was not enough to take away the lead that Churubusco had built.
SOUTH WHITLEY ‚ÄĒ Although not undefeated anymore, Whitko‚Äôs junior varsity softball team continues to roll through its schedule.
A double-header split with Columbia City Saturday tagged Whitko with its first loss, but the Lady Wildcats have earned two wins so far this week, scoring 29 runs in the process while only allowing two from their opponents.
SOUTH WHITLEY ‚ÄĒ Whitko‚Äôs softball team scored its first win in Three Rivers Conference play for the 2013 season.
The Lady Wildcats shut out visiting Wabash 5-0 Wednesday. Whitko is now 4-14 on the year and 1-4 in the TRC.
Emily Weigold went the distance for Whitko from the circle, striking out eight Apache batters and only allowing four hits.
Whitko scored twice in the second inning, once in third, and twice in the fifth in the game.
COLUMBIA CITY ‚ÄĒ ‚ÄúThe sky is the limit for Celine.‚ÄĚ
Kathleen Myers, Columbia City‚Äôs head tennis coach, believes in her No. 1 singles player.
But who wouldn‚Äôt?
Celine Rongos is undefeated after 14 matches, topping all Northeast Hoosier Conference opponents that she‚Äôs faced.
It‚Äôs not uncommon to see a 6-0, 6-0 score next to Rongos‚Äô name ‚ÄĒ but the wins didn‚Äôt come without hard work.
‚ÄúCeline doesn‚Äôt just play from March to May,‚ÄĚ Myers said. ‚ÄúShe works a number of hours outside the tennis season and has a very strong work ethic.‚ÄĚ
SOUTH WHITLEY ‚ÄĒ Whitko's girls track team split a three-way meet with North Miami and Tippecanoe Valley Monday night.
Whitko placed second to Tippy Valley, which had 81 points, but defeated North Miami, which finished with 17 points. Whitko tallied 66 points on the night.
The Lady Wildcats had several first-place finishes, led by the Craig sisters.
Reghan Craig placed first in the 100-meter hurdles with a time of 18 seconds. Cagney Craig, her older sister, took first in the pole vault with a height of 7 feet.
Regan also came in second in the long jump at 13 feet, 7 inches.
SOUTH WHITLEY ‚ÄĒ Whitko's softball team dropped a double-header to Three Rivers Conference foe Northfield Monday night.
Despite outhitting the Lady Norsemen 8-7, Whitko fell 6-3 in game two, and 6-4 in game one.
In game one, the conference tilt was tied 2-2 at the end of the first inning. Each team scored again in the third, tying the score at three.
Northfield picked up an unanswered run in the top of the fifth, but Whitko found home plate again in the sixth, tying the score again at four.
The Lady Norsemen went on a 2-0 run in the seventh to take the win, 6-4.
LA GRANGE ‚ÄĒ Churubusco‚Äôs girls tennis team fell to Prairie Heights Tuesday.
The Lady Eagles lost 4-1 to the host Panthers.
‚ÄėBusco got the win at No. 2 doubles, as the pair of Maggie Kitt and Nikki Esslinger won in straight sets.
In singles play, Churubusco‚Äôs Cheyenne Connor fell in No. 1 singles, Audfrey Gierscher lost in No. 2 singles and Kayleen Mitchell lost a tight match in No. 3 singles.
Madi Cook and Camille Cseri fell in the other doubles match for the Lady Eagles.
ROCHESTER ‚ÄĒ Whitko‚Äôs boys golf team got nosed out on the road against Tippecanoe Valley.
The Wildcats fell to the Vikings by just two strokes, 176-178 at Round Barn Golf Club.
Colton LeTourneau paced Whitko by shooting 43. This tied him for second-place with Tippy Valley‚Äôs Bryce Zimmerman. Corey Carson of Tippy Valley was the match medalist, carding 39 for the day.
The next three Whitko golfers all shot better than the third-place Viking golfer, with Cole Bechtold getting 44, Will Peters 45 and Danny Zawlocki 46. Jacob Silveus rounded out the Wildcat scoring at 55.