Lady Eagles win in overtime
Post & Mail photo / Nicole Ott
Girls basketball opened conference play Saturday night. Churubusco beat Westview, 50-46. Whitko traveled to North Miami to win 64-29. Above, Columbia City won in overtime at Carroll. Senior Miriah Hicks and Head Coach Amy Shearer celebrate after the 41-38 win.
FORT WAYNE â€” After keeping Carroll from taking the lead throughout the entire regulation, the Columbia City Lady Eagles found themselves playing in overtime Saturday night in the Northeast Hoosier Conference opener.
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The Lady Chargers hit a 3-pointer with 3.3 seconds left on the clock to tie the game at 37 and force an extra four minutes of play.
The Lady Eagles held on to win the game, 41-38, off free throws by Sarah Opliger and Sidney Bunyan.
Bunyan led the team in scoring with nine points and also chipped in a block, steal and assist.