Nicole Ott/The Post & Mail Photo. Whitko freshman Aly Reiff, who led the Lady Wildcats with 20 points, loses control of the ball before making contact with Columbia Cityâ€™s Emily Whiteleather Friday night. Whitko fell 81-68 to the visiting Lady Eagles.
SOUTH WHITLEY â€” The Whitley County rivalry matchup between Columbia City and Whitko was a shootout â€” to say the least.
Despite back-and-fourth action between the rivals, the Lady Eagles used second-half free throws to take an 81-68 win.
While Columbia City has beaten the Lady Wildcats the last five years in a row â€” the Lady Eagles have not scored more than 80 points in any game since 2000 â€” 13 years ago.
It wasnâ€™t by any fault of Whitko. The Lady â€™Catsâ€™ 68 points Friday night wouldâ€™ve won the last nine matchups against their rivals â€” neither team has scored more than 65 points in their last nine contests together.
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