Col. City falls to undefeated Bellmont

DECATUR — Columbia City’s golf team traveled to Decatur to face Northeast Hoosier Conference foe and undefeated Bellmont team (4-0, 3-0 in NHC).The Braves routed the Eagles 167-180 on a windy Tuesday at Cross Creek.Bellmont had three scores less than Columbia City’s best (44). Max Dryer and Drew Burnsworth led the Eagles, each shooting a 44.Chase Ellsworth of Bellmont was the medalist with a 37. The Braves also posted a 41,42, 47 and 48.Dustin Parrett and Trent Murphy each got a 46. Derek Philbee rounded off Columbia City’s scoring with a 47.The Eagles are now 1-5 and 0-3 in the NHC.The Eagles play again Thursday at Eagle Glen.“We’ve got a way to go before the end of the season and we have a great opportunity against Warsaw and Huntington at home,” Thompson said.