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May 22nd, 2015
WARSAW â€” Whitkoâ€™s Lady Wildcats took to the tennis courts at Warsaw High School for the finals of the IHSAA sectional. Whitkoâ€™s season came to an end as they fell 5-0 to the host Lady Tigers.
â€śWe won some games,â€ť said Whitko Head Coach Chris McGehee. â€śOur goal was to make the finals. Thatâ€™s the same goal we had for the boysâ€™ team. We had three girls that never played tennis before this year. The progress that we made this year in just making it to the finals was great. I am proud of the way they competed.â€ť
WARSAW â€” A sweep of the singles matches gave Whitkoâ€™s Lady Wildcats a 3-2 win over Tippecanoe Valley in the semi-finals of the Warsaw tennis sectional Thursday evening.
After dropping both doubles matches, the Lady Wildcats came back to take all three singles matches in straight sets to advance to todayâ€™s sectional finals against host Warsaw, a 5-0 winner over Wawasee in the other semi-final.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” Columbia Cityâ€™s Eagle golf team closed out the regular season portion of its Northeast Hoosier Conference schedule with a 145-177 win over New Haven at Eagle Glen Golf Course.
The Eagle duo of Tyler Green and Spencer Klimek continued an outstanding season, with Green claiming medalist honors with a four-under-par 32, and Klimek also coming in under-par, with a one-under 35.
WHITLEY COUNTY â€” Whitkoâ€™s boys track team took home the sectional title and several Whitley County athletes are headed to the regional competition next week.
Churubuscoâ€™s boys placed fifth in the North Side Sectional, and Columbia City came in 11th in the Goshen Sectional Thursday.
FORT WAYNE â€” Churubuscoâ€™s girls tennis team faced Carroll in the opening round of sectional play at the Chargersâ€™ home courts. The Lady Eagles fell 5-0.
Audrey Giercher was the closest to scoring a win for â€™Busco, falling to Carrollâ€™s Jenna Jackson 6-1, 6-3.
ANGOLA â€” Angolaâ€™s Lady Hornets scored four runs in each of the first two innings to down Churubuscoâ€™s Lady Eagle softball team 8-2 in a Northeast Corner Conference game Tuesday evening at Angola.
Angola put up four runs in the first inning and another four runs in the second to take an 8-0 lead.
WARSAW â€” Columbia Cityâ€™s Lady Eagle tennis team opened IHSAA sectional play Wednesday evening, taking on the host Warsaw Lady Tigers.
Columbia City fell by a 4-1 score eliminating IT from the team competition, however, the Columbia City doubles team of Macie Hinen and Aubrey Wright will advance to the Culver Academies regional by virtue of their win at No. 1 doubles.
WHITLEY COUNTY â€” The road to the IHSAA track and field championships began Tuesday evening for all three Whitley County high school girlsâ€™ track teams.
Columbia Cityâ€™s Lady Eagles competed at Warsaw high school, placing eighth as a team. The host Warsaw Lady Tigers ran away with the team title.
PLYMOUTH â€” Indian Springs Middle Schoolâ€™s seventh-grade boysâ€™ and girlsâ€™ track teams traveled to Plymouth for the Northeastern Lakes Middle School Conference track meet Saturday.
Indian Springs was led by the girlsâ€™ seventh grade team, who tied for first place in the team scoring. Indian Springs placed fourth in the seventh-grade boysâ€™ competition.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” Columbia Cityâ€™s Lady Eagle softball team celebrated Senior Night with an 18-1 blowout of the Wayne Lady Generals Tuesday evening.
Columbia City pounded out 14 hits in routing the over-matched visitors. In a game that could have been much worse, the Lady Eagles put up 11 runs in the bottom of the first inning.