Col. City comes out on top of shootout

SOUTH WHITLEY — The Whitley County rivalry matchup between Columbia City and Whitko was a shootout — 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 — the Lady Eagles have not scored more than 80 points in any game since 2000 — 13 years ago.It wasn’t by any fault of Whitko. The Lady ’Cats’ 68 points Friday night would’ve won the last nine matchups against their rivals — neither team has scored more than 65 points in their last nine contests together.To read the rest of this story, see the Nov. 16-17 issue of The Post and Mail. Don't have a subscription? Call (260) 244-5153 or subscribe to our e-edition. For breaking news, sports updates and additional coverage, bookmark the homepage and find us on facebook and twitter.