Columbia Cityâ€™s Elise Cormany (left) and Regan Decker (front), leap at the start of the 400-meter dash at the Turtletown Relays Saturday in Churubusco. Cormany placed third and Regan took fifth in the event. There were 23 schools at Churubusco High School for the event. Columbia City placed second in the Gold Division (big school). Whitko came in second and Churubusco placed fifth in the Black Division (small school).
COLUMBIA CITY â€” A slow start by Columbia Cityâ€™s Lady Eagle softball team and patience at the plate by the visiting Churubusco Lady Eagles put Columbia City in an early hole against the visitors, but scores in the fourth, fifth and sixth innings let Columbia City rally to come away with a 6-3 win Friday night at Morsches Park.
The normally dependable Columbia City pitching struggled early giving up back-to-back walks to start the game. A single loaded the bases and another walk forced in the first run of the game for Churubusco.
AKRON â€” Whitkoâ€™s girls tennis team picked up a conference win at Tippecanoe Valley High School Thursday.
The Lady Wildcats got wins in all matches but one to take a 4-1 victory.
Delaney Keirn picked up a singles win in a long match against Valleyâ€™s Whitney Haneline. Keirn won the first set 6-1, but fell in the second 6-4. Keirn won the final tie-breaking set in extra points, 7-3.
SOUTH WHITLEY â€” Whitkoâ€™s baseball team gave up six runs in the top of the seventh inning, letting a Three Rivers Conference game with the Southwood Knights slip away 10-7 on a cold Wednesday evening.
The host Wildcats got on the board first with a single run in the bottom of the second inning.
Southwood tied the game in the top of the third with a single run.