Columbia City left-handed pitcher Ross Elkins closed the game Tuesday night at DeKalb. Elkins earned the save as the Eagles beat the Barons 7-4 to stay a perfect 3-0 in the Northeast Hoosier Conference. Post & Mail photo / Wes Reynolds
WATERLOO â€” It might be too early to call it a hot streak, but going 3-0 in the Northeast Hoosier Conference is nothing less than a good start for the Columbia City Eagles baseball team.
Columbia City was at it again Tuesday night as the Eagles took on the DeKalb Barons in Waterloo.
Columbia City won a closely contested ballgame 7-4 to stay undefeated in the NHC.
The Eagles improved to 7-2 on the year, while the Baronsâ€™ record fell to 11-5 and were handed their first NHC loss of the season.
Columbia City catcher Landon Rehrer set the pace for the Eaglesâ€™ offense, as the lefty hit three of Columbia Cityâ€™s 11 hits. Rehrer also scored three runs.
The previous nightâ€™s pitcher, Jordan Bickle, had a solid night, going 1-for-3 with a double, two runs, an RBI, a walk and a stolen base.
Ryan Kerschner took the mound for Columbia City.
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