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April 17th, 2015
WARSAW â€” Spectators got their moneyâ€™s worth Friday night as the Columbia City baseball team defeated Warsaw on its home field in extra innings, 8-4.
After a scoreless first inning for both teams, Warsaw hit well in the second and sent two runners in for scores.
The Eagles struggled to get anything going offensively through four innings before coming to life in the top of the fifth.
On just three hits, Columbia City drove in three runs to take the lead.
CHURUBUSCO â€” Churubuscoâ€™s Lady Eagle tennis team suffered a 5-0 loss to visiting Fremont on a Thursday match played on the Churubusco park courts.
At No. 1 singles, Camille Cseri fell to Fremontâ€™s Kaileigh Folland in straight sets, 3-6, 5-7.
ROCHESTER â€” Whitkoâ€™s girls track team took a lopsided win at Rochester Thursday, 82-50.
The Lady Wildcats were led by several first-place finishes.
Elaine Warner had a stellar performance for Whitko, placing first in two events, second in another and helping a relay team to a win.
OSSIAN â€” Columbia Cityâ€™s boys golf team traveled to Timber Ridge Golf Course Thursday to take on Norwell.
The Eagles came away with an impressive score and the win, 155-174, to remain undefeated on the season.
â€śThis was a strong win on the road to open conference play,â€ť said Columbia City Head Coach Andrew Thompson. â€śI thought our guys handled the wet conditions well.â€ť
CHURUBUSCO â€” Sending 13 batters to the plate in the bottom of the first inning, Churubuscoâ€™s baseball team put on an offensive display against the visiting Garrett Railroaders Thursday evening, taking a 14-2 win in five innings.
The host Eagles pounded out 12 hits for the contest in just four at-bats. The outcome could have been worse as the Eagles left six runners on base.
OSSIAN â€” Columbia Cityâ€™s girlsâ€™ tennis team opened the season with a 4-1 win at Northeast Hoosier Conference foe Norwell Tuesday evening.
Rachel Flauding, dropped a 6-2, 6-3 decision to Norwellâ€™s Molly Burton in the No. 1 singles match.
Katie Doerhmann downed Norwellâ€™s Megan Herber by identical 6-1, 6-1 scores in the No. 2 singles slot, while Hannah Clark defeated Norwellâ€™s Cierra Middleton 6-2, 6-2 at No. 3 singles.
SOUTH WHITLEY â€” After five innings, Whitkoâ€™s Lady Wildcats held a 4-1 lead over West Nobleâ€™s Lady Chargers.
But in the sixth inning, the Whitko bats started connecting and the flood gates opened on the way to an 11-1 win for the Lady â€™Cats to end the game early. Back-to-back singles by Hanna Yohe and Emily Hughes scored Syndney Lancaster and Riley Insley, respectively.
CHURUBUSCO â€” Churubuscoâ€™s Lady Eagle softball team is still in search of its first win of the season following a 12-3 home loss to an aggressive Manchester team Wednesday.
The Eagles jumped in front in the bottom of the first inning when Jazlyn Needler scored on a single by Alisha Farner. Needler had reached safely on a Manchester error.
FORT WAYNE â€” In a game that was essentially over after two innings, the Whitko Lady Wildcats traveled to Fort Wayne South Side Tuesday evening, pummeling the Lady Archers 20-0.
While holding the Lady Archers scoreless, Whitko put up six runs in the first inning and eight in the second to take a 14-0 lead after two innings.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” Winning games in dramatic fashion is becoming a habit for the Columbia City Lady Eagle softball team.
After winning the season opener against Marion in its final at-bat, Columbia City used two home runs in the bottom of the seventh â€” including a two-run walk-off shot â€” to down Wawasee 6-4 Tuesday night at Morsches Park.
The Lady Eagles faced a very good fielding Wawasee Lady Warrior team lead by pitcher Meghan Fretz. Fretz picked up 10 strike-outs in the game, including the first four Lady Eagles that she faced.