Col. City golf drops NHC opener

COLUMBIA CITY — Columbia City’s boys golf team played through wet, rainy, 58-degree conditions Tuesday night in its Northeast Hoosier Conference Opener against Bellmont.At an already saturated Eagle Glen Golf Course in Columbia City, the Eagles fell to their conference opponent, 172-177, on the front nine.The Braves were paced by Chase Ellsworth, who scored a 37 despite the poor conditions.Columbia City was led by freshmen Tyler Green and Spencer Klimek, who shot 42 and 43, respectively.The Eagles struggled at the ninth hole. While Bellmont had a collective score of 25 between its five players on the hole, Columbia City had a combined score of 32 — a seven-stroke difference. The Eagles lost by five strokes.“We had a lot of mistakes that cost us the match,” Columbia City Head Coach Andrew Thompson said.Behind Green and Klimek for Columbia City was Cameron Slavich who shot a 45.To read the rest of this story, see the April 24 issue of The Post and Mail. Don't have a subscription? Call (260) 244-5153 or subscribe to our e-edition. For breaking news, sports updates and additional coverage, bookmark the homepage and find us on facebook and twitter.