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March 6th, 2015
Columbia City's and Churubusco's boys basketball teams are headed to sectional championship games.
Columbia City beat Eastbrook Friday night to play Saturday in Columbia City at 7:30 p.m. Columbia City boys basketball players are asking fans to wear black to the game.
Churubusco beat Woodlan Friday night and will face Canterbury Monday at 7 p.m.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” Columbia City and Churubuscoâ€™s boys basketball teams are looking for trips to the sectional title games in semi-final contests tonight.
Columbia City, which is hosting its own sectional, will take on Eastbrook in tonightâ€™s early game at 6 p.m., which will be followed by the Norwell-Bellmont game at 7:30 p.m.
SOUTH WHITLEY â€” Whitkoâ€™s girlsâ€™ basketball team closed the books on another successful season with an awards program Thursday night at Whitko High School.
Head Coach Brandon Bradley recounted team and individual highlights of the 2014-15 season in which the Lady Wildcats broke or tied several records.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” Columbia City and Churubuscoâ€™s boys basketball teams are set for sectional semi-finals on Friday night.
Columbia City, which is hosting its own sectional, will take on Eastbrook in Friday nightâ€™s early game at 6 p.m., which will be followed by the Norwell-Bellmont game at 7:30 p.m.
Columbia City (17-7) and Eastbrook (14-8) have not played each other in the regular season, but have similar opponents in Norwell, Mississinewa and Whitko â€” all with the same results.
HUNTINGTON â€” Indian Springs Middle Schoolâ€™s wrestling team claimed the Crestview Invitational tournament championship on Saturday.
Indian Springs went undefeated, beating Woodside 66-6, Adams Central 34-33, Riverview 33-21 and downing Southern Wells in the championship round, 37-24.
Indian Springsâ€™ closest match was with Adams Central, a team that had beaten ISMS previously in the season.
LIGONIER â€” Just as Whitkoâ€™s girls basketball season was ended by Wawasee, the boys fell to the Warriors in sectional play as well.
Whitko opened sectional play at West Noble Tuesday night, falling to Wawasee, 71-59.
The Wildcats played a competitive game in the first half, but a third-quarter offensive slump cost the â€™Cats the game.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” For the Columbia City boysâ€™ basketball team this year, the recipe for success has been pretty simple â€” establish the inside game and every thing else will follow.
In Tuesday nightâ€™s opening game of IHSAA Columbia City Sectional 23, the homestanding Eagles did just that, exploiting a height advantage on both ends of the floor to down the Mississinewa Indians, 70-45.
College Basketball Round Up
While many squads are jumping into sectional play tonight, Churubuscoâ€™s boys basketball team has a break after drawing the bye, automatically advancing to the Woodlan Sectionalâ€™s semi-final. The Eagles will face the winner of Woodlan and Adams Central in the 6 p.m. game Friday. Above, senior Beau Barkley takes a shot in the paint.
Fort Wayne Canterbury Schoolâ€™s Darby Maggard (right) and Coach Wayne Kreiger, both of Whitley County, are headed to the Indiana High School Girls Basketball State Finals this weekend after winning the Warsaw Semi-State Saturday. This is Maggardâ€™s fourth trip to the state finals as a Lady Cavalier.