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May 18th, 2015
ZIONSVILLE â€” Columbia Cityâ€™s golf team placed third in the prestigious Dave Sollman Invitational at Zionsville, downing ranked teams in the process.
The Eagles, ranked No. 15 in the latest coachesâ€™ poll shot a 312, behind only No. 3-ranked Westfieldâ€™s 297, and No. 1-ranked Center Grove which shot a 302. The Eagles placed ahead of No. 2-Ranked Carmelâ€™s 318 and No. 6-ranked Zionsville in the 17-team tournament.
ANGOLA â€” Churubuscoâ€™s boys track team traveled to Angola and came home with the Northeast Corner Conference crown.
The boys blew away their opponents, scoring 28.5 more points than the second-best team, Fairfield, to take the win.
SOUTH WHITLEY â€” Friday night was one of the most competitive games played between Whitkoâ€™s and Columbia Cityâ€™s baseball teams.
The Eagles led the entire game only to see the Wildcats score in the bottom of the seventh inning to earn a 9-8 victory.
Columbia City scored three runs in the top of the seventh to earn what seemed like a safe 8-5 lead.
Whitko took advantage of a throwing error by the Eagles to score Zach Snep and Tanner Gaff.
Drew Bradford followed that with a single to bring in Hunter Sroufe.
Drew Oâ€™Dell, Columbia City senior, signed a letter of intent to play football for the University of Mount Union in Alliance, Ohio.
Oâ€™Dell will study sports business at Mount Union. Pictured, from front left: Ross Oâ€™Dell, father; Drew Oâ€™Dell; and Lisa Oâ€™Dell, mother. Back: Columbia City Head Football Coach Brett Fox.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” Indian Springs Middle School hosted its annual invitational golf tournament Saturday at Eagle Glen Golf Course. Indian Springsâ€™ girls team placed second, losing in a tiebreaker.
Indian Springs shot a 273 as a team to tie for first in the five-team tournament, but took second on a tiebreaker.
CHURUBUSCO â€” Churubuscoâ€™s Lady Eagle tennis team split a pair of away matches, dropping a 5-0 decision to Prairie Heights on Monday, coming back on Tuesday evening to claim a 3-2 win over Lakeland.
In Mondayâ€™s contest against Prairie Heights, Churubuscoâ€™s Audrey Gier-cher fell 6-3, 6-1 to Andra Ledgerwood.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” Columbia Cityâ€™s tennis team wrapped up the Northeast Hoosier Conference portion of its schedule Thursday evening at the DeVol Field courts. The Lady Eagles fell to Carroll by a 4-1 score on Senior night.
At No.1 singles Eagle Rachel Flauding fell 6-0, 6-1 to Carrollâ€™s Sydney Jackson.
WABASH â€” Whitkoâ€™s girls track team edged Northfield to take the Three Rivers Conference track and field title at Southwood Thursday evening.
Whitko put up 122.5 points to finish ahead of Northfieldâ€™s 114.5 points. Rochester was third at 84 points, with Southwood taking fourth with 81.5.
ROCHESTER â€” Two runs in their last at-bat gave host Rochester Lady Zebras a Three Rivers Conference win over the visiting Whitko Lady Wildcats Wednesday night, 8-7.
The Wildcats pushed across two runs in the top of the second inning to take the lead early. Rochester tied the contest with two runs of its own in the bottom of the third.
SOUTH WHITLEY â€” It took nine innings, but the Whitko Wildcat baseball team claimed a 6-5 home Three Rivers Conference win over the Rochester Zebras Wednesday.
In a very evenly played game, both teams put up three runs in the first inning, with Rochester getting theirs in the top half of the first and Whitko matching them in the bottom half.