Whitko Seniors Rachelle Whitaker (#11) and Candice Zwick (#6) work together to recover the ball from a Mississinewa defender. Photo contributed
Whitko harriers compete at Northfield
WABASH â€” Whitkoâ€™s cross country teams placed in the middle of the pack at the Northfield Invite Saturday.
Whitkoâ€™s boys came in fifth out of 10 teams. The Wildcats had 161 points, 10 behind fourth-place Southwood.
Oak Hill was the winner for the boys with a total of 38 points, 15 ahead of runner-up Angola.
In the girls race, the Lady Wildcats had 144 points to take sixth.
Host Northfield was the winner for the girls with 61, just four ahead of second-place Oak Hill.
Whitko next competes at Warsaw Tuesdsay.
Knights beat Columbia City
COLUMBIA CITY â€” Columbia Cityâ€™s girls soccer team lost to a conference rival Saturday.
Visiting Norwell downed the Lady Eagles 3-1 in Columbia City.
The Lady Knights opened a 2-1 lead after the first half and then added a goal in the second half to bring the contest to its final margin.
Columbia City will play at Homestead Tuesday.
Whitko linksters take third
MANCHESTER â€” Whitkoâ€™s girls golf team took third place in a four-team meet at Sycamore Golf Course.
The Lady Wildcats had a score of 222, just one point behind second-place North Miami.
Manchester won the meet with a score of 214. Tippecanoe Valley came in fourth with 232.
Whitko next plays at West Noble Tuesday.
Lady Eagles fall at Lafayette
LAFAYETTE â€” Churubuscoâ€™s volleyball team fell in the opening round at the Lafayette Central Catholic Invitational.
The Lady Eagles lost to the host-Lady Knights by a score of 25-12, 25-14.
â€˜Busco will take on Columbia City Tuesday at home.
Lady Wildcats tie Indians
GAS CITY â€” Whitkoâ€™s girls soccer team picked up its second tie of the season Saturday.
The Lady Wildcats played Mississinewa to a 1-1 score in Gas City.
According to Whitko Head Girls Soccer Coach Gary Sims, rain delays and restarts made for an unusual contest for both sides.
Whitko is now 1-1-2 for the year and will play Tuesday against Bremen.
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