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May 7th, 2015
CHURUBUSCO â€” Churubuscoâ€™s softball team lost to Adams Central Wednesday night 10-0.
In a game that was never close, the Lady Eagles struggled to get on base, ending the game with only two hits.
The Flying Jets scored three runs in the first and two in the second to take an early 5-0 lead.
LEO Ââ€” Columbia Cityâ€™s Lady Eagle tennis team took on the Leo Lady Lions Wednesday evening in a non-conference matchup at Leo. The Lady Eagles fell by a close 3-2 decision.
Wins for the Lady Eagles came at No. 3 singles and No. 1 doubles. In the No. 3 singles contest, Hannah Clark continued her solid play with a 6-0, 6-0 win over Leoâ€™s Olivia Roth.
CHURUBUSCO â€” A fifth-inning rally lifted Churubuscoâ€™s baseball team to a 5-3 win over Fremont Wednesday night.
After falling behind 3-1 in the first inning, consistency at the mound and solid fielding by â€™Buscoâ€™s defense held Fremont scoreless for the next six innings.
SOUTH WHITLEY â€” Whitko baseball Head Coach Eric Hisner knew for his team to be successful this year the team's pitching staff was going to have to develop quickly. Hisner found out just how good his pitchers have become Wednesday night when the Wildcats faced a Wabash team with seven players hitting over .300. The Whitko pitchers held their own and threw the 'Cats to a 5-4 victory against the Apaches.
GARRETT â€” A seven-run outburst in the fifth inning powered Columbia Cityâ€™s Eagle baseball team to an 11-2 win over the home-standing Garrett Railroaders Wednesday evening.
The visiting Eagles picked up a run in the top of the first inning to go up 1-0. They held onto that lead until the bottom of the third inning when the Railroaders pushed across two runs to take a 2-1 lead.
SOUTH WHITLEY â€” Whitkoâ€™s softball team took a big lead and was able to get some players into the game who earned valuable experience Wednesday.
Whitko got contributions from everyone on the way to beating Wabash 14-1 in five innings.
ZIONSVILLE â€” Columbia Cityâ€™s Eagle boysâ€™ volleyball team traveled to Zionsville on Saturday, for a 10-team tourney at Zionsville High School. The Eagles finished the day with a 1-3 record.
Columbia City opened play against Lafayette Jefferson in what was the first meeting of the season for the two teams.
DECATUR â€” Columbia Cityâ€™s boysâ€™ track team took second in a Northeast Hoosier Conference triangular track meet with Carroll and host Bellmont Tuesday evening. The Chargers took first with 101 points. The Eagles were second with 37, and the Braves took third with 29 points.
WATERLOO â€” Columbia Cityâ€™s tennis team continued a string of wins, downing host DeKalb 4-1 in a match played under ominous skies in Waterloo Tuesday night.
In the match at No. 1 singles, the Lady Baronsâ€™ Kelsey Helmkamp defeated Columbia Cityâ€™s Rachel Flauding 6-0, 6-1.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” Columbia Cityâ€™s Lady Eagle softball team dug itself an early 6-0 hole and never rebounded as they dropped a 13-3, 10-run loss to visiting Northeast Hoosier Conference foe, DeKalb Monday evening at the Morsches Park diamond.
Columbia City gave up six first inning runs, fueled in part by early walks to the Lady Barons. Columbia City pitcher walked the first two DeKalb batters after opening each at-bat with two strikes. With two runners on a Columbia City error loaded the bases.