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May 27th, 2014
Orchard Ridge Country Club with its fast greens and length presents a unique challenge to all golfers. Saturday that challenge became evident to Columbia City High School golf team members and the rest of the Northeast Hoosier Conference as the NHC Tournament and conference championship played out there.
The Eagles took third in the tournament with a team score of 332 that secured a solid overall finish in the NHC.
Columbia Cityâ€™s Lady Eagle softball team played host to the Mishawaka Lady Cavemen in a Saturday doubleheader at Morsches Park.
Though each game unfolded quite differently unfortunately for the host Lady Eagles the outcome for each was the same, as the Lady Eagles dropped both ends of the doubleheader.
Columbia City fell behind early in game one, losing 10-4. In the second game the Eagles jumped out in front, but were unable to hold the lead in the late innings, falling 7-5 to the Lady Cavemen.
All three Whitley County boysâ€™ track teams will be sending both individuals and relay teams to next Thursdayâ€™s IHSAA Marion Regional competition by virtue of their top four finishes at Thursday nightâ€™s Sectional meets.
Columbia City and Whitko teams competed at the Wayne High School Sectional, while the Churubusco Eagles traveled to Fort Wayne North Side for their meet.
Homestead took the team crown at Wayne with Whitko placing fifth and the Columbia City boys taking sixth, while Churubusco claimed sixth place at North Side.
Whitkoâ€™s boys golf team suffered a 170-182 loss to Canterbury this week at Sycamore Golf Club.
Leading the Wildcats was Danny Zawlocki, who scored a 42.
Canterburyâ€™s top player was Trevor Uhl, who shot a 39.
Whitkoâ€™s Will Peters was one stroke away from his teammate with a 43, and Cole Bechtold shot a 44.
Matt Hathaway shot a 53 for Whitko.
Tim Gensch finished in 60 strokes.
Columbia City girlâ€™s tennis team defeated Whitko in the second round of sectionals last night with a team score of 4-1.
No. 1 singles player, Rachel Flauding was the only loss, but played a very close match.
The score was tied in the first two sets 6-2, 2-6.
Then in the tie breaker game, she fell to her opponent 2-6.
No. 2 singles player Aubrey Wright won her match with a score of 6-1, 6-0.
Katie Doerhmann defeated her Wildcat opponent 6-0, 6-0.
No. 1 doubles team Macie Hinen and Sydney Ford won with a score of 6-1, 6-0.
Columbia City girlâ€™s softball fell to the Bellmont last night with a score of 5-7.
In the top of the first inning, an error on the Eagleâ€™s part allowed the Braves to score.
Bellmont was also able to hold the Eagles from scoring during the first inning. In the top of the second inning, their first out was at first base.
Quick thinking was used by catcher, Bella Krieg as she threw to third base after a bunt was hit to get the Eagles their second out.
Columbia Cityâ€™s girls tennis team topped Wawasee in the opening round of sectional play Wednesday night at Warsaw.
The Lady Eagles took a 4-1 victory and will advance to play Whitko tonight in the sectional semi-final. The Lady Eaglesâ€™ lone loss came in the No. 1 singles match.
Rachel Flauding fell to a tough opponent, Katy Ashpole, 6-1, 6-1. In. No 2 singles, Columbia Cityâ€™s Aubrey Wright won 6-4, 6-0 over Jada Antonides.
Columbia Cityâ€™s boys golf team is prepped and ready for this weekendâ€™s Northeast Hoosier Conference match after a host of victories.
Wednesday night, the Eagles traveled to Whispering Creek Golf Course to face NHC foe New Haven, picking up their fifth conference victory this season.
The Eagles hosted and defeated DeKalb Tuesday night, and beat out all conference opponents at the Leo Invitational Saturday to place second behind Bishop Dwenger.
Indianaâ€™s baseball and softball teams are gearing up for sectional play that begins next week.
Whitkoâ€™s baseball team is the lone sectional host.
The Wildcats are hosting a field of eight teams: Wawasee, West Noble, Tippecanoe Valley, NorthWood, Lakeland, Farifield and themselves.
Facing off in the first game at Whitko are Wawasee and West Noble Wednesday at 5:30 p.m. On Thursday, Tippecanoe Valley takes on NorthWood at 5:30 p.m.
Whitko begins sectional play Friday against Lakeland at 5:30 p.m.
Whitkoâ€™s baseball team picked up a Three Rivers Conference victory Wednesday night over Rochester, 3-2.
The Wildcats faced a 1-0 deficit in the first inning, and went on a three-inning drought before finally scoring in the fourth frame to tie the score.
Wildcat Jared Craft reached home plate on a single by Ethan Nicodemus.
Rochester fired back in the bottom of the fifth inning to take back the lead, 2-1.
Whitko wasnâ€™t ready to give up the game, however, scoring two runs in the seventh to take the 3-2 win.