Whitko earns first win of season
FORT WAYNE â Whitkoâs softball team picked up its first victory of 2013 by crushing Fort Wayne Southside Tuesday.
The Lady Wildcats beat the Lady Archers, 15-5. As a team, Whitko had 15 hits and 20 stolen bases.
Hannah Himes was 4-for-4 at the plate with two doubles and three runs scored. Jenny Brown was 2-for-3 with a double, two runs, three RBIâs and four stolen bases. Amanda Shepherd and Sydney Lancaster were both 2-for-3 with a double each.
Emily Weigold went the distance on the mound, picking up the win for the Lady Wildcats.
Whitko (1-2) will play again tonight against West Noble.
âBusco opens year with loss
CHURUBUSCO â Churubuscoâs softball team opened its 2013 season by falling to conference-rival Fairfield Tuesday.
The Eagles lost by a final score of 7-0.
Kristen Krill allowed 0 earned runs while pitching in relief. Courtney Luttman was the losing pitcher for âBusco.
Gabby Jones led the Lady Eagles at the plate, getting the teamâs lone hit as Fairfield tossed a one-hitter.
Churubusco is now 0-1 and next plays Saturday at home against conference foe Eastside.
Churubusco netters fall to Northrop
CHURUBUSCO â Churubuscoâs girls tennis team lost its opening match of the year Monday against Fort Wayne Northrop.
The Lady Eagles fell in the home contest by a final of 4-1.
Juniors Nikki Esslinger and Liz Brooks-Smyser won their number two doubles match for âBusco, defeating Northropâs Sandara Sabic and Amber Plumly 7-6 (8-6) and 6-1.
For the JV, the Lady Eagles grabbed three of four matches. Anna Bulmahn beat Alex Neyman in number two singles and âBusco captured both doublesâ matches.
The Lady Eagles will next play Thursday at home against Adams Central.
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