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May 7th, 2012
COLUMBIA CITY â€” Columbia Cityâ€™s tennis team downed DeKalb, 4-1.
â€śI was very pleased with the girls tonight,â€ť Columbia City Head Coach Kathleen Myers said. â€śThey stayed focused on the courts and took care of business.â€ť
The Lady Eagles got wins in both doubles matches, and the No. 1 and 2 singles competitions.
Breanna Hicks and Sydney Ford won in close 6-3, 6-4 sets in the No. 1 doubles match. In the No. 2 doubles, Blake Farber and Macie Hinen won 6-2, 6-3.
SOUTH WHITLEY â€” Whitkoâ€™s baseball team improved its record to 13-5 with two wins over the weekend.
The Wildcats downed Bellmont Friday, 4-3 and pummeled Southwood Saturday, 11-0.
Against Bellmont, the â€™Cats slowly built to a 4-0 lead after four innings.
The Braves attempted a comeback in the fifth frame, scoring three runs. Those three runs would be the only three Bellmont scored in the game, as the Wildcats won 4-3.
Win over Southwood
Whitkoâ€™s win over Soutwood wasnâ€™t as nailbiting, as the â€™Cats tacked on four runs in the last two frames to win 11-0.
Churubuscoâ€™s baseball and softball teams are traveling to Concordia today to face the Cadets for double headers.
Hayden Kilgore delivers to the plate against Hamilton last week.
HAMILTON â€” Churubuscoâ€™s boys and girls track teams both beat Hamilton and Fremont in a three-way Northeast Corner Conference meet.
Between the two teams, the boys and girls collected 19 first-place finishes.
In the boys match, the Eagles won with 117 points, followed by Fremont with 97 and Hamilton with 24.
The girls scored 105 points, ousting Fremont, which had 91 points, and Hamilton (24).
The Eagles host the Northeast Corner Conference meet Tuesday.
CHURUBUSCO â€” Churubuscoâ€™s girls tennis team fell to Angola and West Noble this week, both by a score of 5-0.
Against Angola Tuesday, No. 3 singles Kayleen Mitchell and No. 1 doubles Maggie Kitt and Katee Baxter were the lone players to win a set, both falling 6-0, 6-1.
The rest of the matches lost by 6-0, 6-0 scores. Madi Cook played the No. 1 singles match and Nikki Esslinger had No. 2. Alexis Helbert and Kaley Scott played the No. 2 doubles match.
The Lady Eagles posted a similar score against West Noble.
NEW HAVEN â€” Columbia City dropped a 8-7 decision to New Haven Thursday night in extra innings at New Haven High School.
The Eaglesâ€™ record falls to 9-6 while the Bulldogs improve to 12-4. The Eagles are now 1-3 against Northeast Hoosier Conference opponents.
Columbia City scored seven runs on 10 hits with five errors. New Haven scored eight runs with 12 hits and no errors.
Columbia City shortstop Brandon Gay drilled two doubles in the game, while right fielder Landon Rehrer and left fielder Austin Clark each hit a double.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” Columbia Cityâ€™s girls tennis team edged out Leo Wednesday night, 3-2, in Columbia City.
No. 1 singles Celine Rongos won her match, 6-1, 6-1.
Both doubles teams also picked up wins. Breanna Hicks and Sydney Ford defeated the Lady Lions 6-3, 6-4. In No. 2 doubles, Blake Farber and Macie Hinen beat Leo 6-3, 6-2.
Columbia Cityâ€™s two losses were close matches, with both going into extra sets.
FORT WAYNE â€” Though Columbia Cityâ€™s golf team didnâ€™t win Tuesday night against undefeated Northeast Hoosier Conference foe Carroll, the Eagles posted their best score of the season. The Chargers won 151-166.
â€śItâ€™s our best total of the year,â€ť Columbia City Head Coach Andrew Thompson said. â€śIt was a good night for us at Autumn Ridge. We had a good showing."
Columbia Cityâ€™s players hadnâ€™t played the course in their varsity careers, and Thompson was impressed with their performance.
Max Dryer and Dustin Parrett of Columbia City each shot 41s.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” The Columbia City baseball team clobbered the DeKalb Barons Wednesday night, 15-7.
The Eagles now hold a record of 9-5 on the year, 1-2 in the Northeast Hoosier Conference.
Columbia City scored 15 runs on 18 hits to go with two errors. DeKalb scored seven runs with 11 hits and no errors.
Columbia City third baseman Jordan Bickle hit two doubles in the game, while designated hitter Austin McCormick and first baseman Connor Reed smacked one double each.
Left fielder Connor Slavich smashed a three-run home run, his second dinger on the season.
MIDDLEBURY â€” Jason Ridge is resigning as Northridge High School boys basketball coach and as a teacher at Northridge Middle School to become an assistant principal at Whitko High School.
Northridge athletic director Dave Harms confirmed Tuesday night that Ridge is planning to resign, but added that the move is not effective yet and does not become official until the school board acts.
Multiple sources indicated Ridge has accepted the position at Whitko.