Lady Eagles win second in a row
Columbia Cityâ€™s Aubrey Wright defends a Bellmont guard at the top of the key in Saturdayâ€™s Northeast Hoosier Conference win over the Lady Squaws. Post & Mail photo / Nicole Ott
COLUMBIA CITY â€” Columbia Cityâ€™s girls basketball team picked up its second win in a row and first Northeast Hoosier Conference game of the season Saturday night.
The Lady Eagles hosted and defeated Bellmontâ€™s Lady Squaws to get their fourth win of the season.Columbia Cityâ€™s staunch defense held the Lady Squaws to one field goal in the first quarter en route to a 45-34 win.
Guards Macie Hinen and Aubrey Wright combined for seven steals and six assists. Emily Whiteleather and Hinen led the boards with seven rebounds apiece.
Columbia City is back in action Saturday, hosting Homestead on a fund-raising night. The Lady Eagles are supporting Down Syndrome by taking donations, as well as a silent auction, for DSANI, the Down Syndrome Association of Northeast Indiana.
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