The Whitko Wildcats had to rally from two runs down in the bottom of the seventh inning just to tie the score, but then in the bottom of the ninth, with a runner on third, the home standing Wildcats goaded the Lakeland pitcher into a balk sending the winning run across for a 4-3 win that propels the Wildcats into Saturdays semifinal of the Whitko IHSAA Sectional Baseball tournament.
Whitko pitcher Tanner Gaff struggled early in the game with his control getting the ball up in the zone, and walking the first Lakeland batter on four pitches.
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Columbia Cityâ€™s dynamic tennis duo kept their season alive Wednesday night after picking up the regional title at Culver Military Academy.
Though the rest of the Lady Eagles are out of the tournament, the doubles team of Sydney Ford and Macie Hinen advanced from the Warsaw Sectional to compete at Culver this week against the regionâ€™s top competitors.