CHURUBUSCO â€” A sixth-inning explosion by Churubuscoâ€™s baseball team helped the Eagles to a 17-7 win in the NECC semi-finals versus Fairfield Friday night.
Fairfield got on the board first, putting up two runs after three scoreless innings. Churubusco responded when Marcus Moog hit the centerfield fence with an RBI double. Drew Buffenbarger followed with a homerun that scored Moog and himself, giving the Eagles a 4-2 advantage.
HUNTINGTON â€” Columbia Cityâ€™s golf team continued an impressive season with a 149-181 victory over Huntington North in a match played Thursday evening at Norwood Golf Course in Huntington.
Five of the six Eagle varsity golfers shot nine-hole scores in the 30s, led by Tyler Green, who shot an even par 35 to take medalist honors. Two shots behind Green came Spencer Klimek with a 37. Spencer McCammon carded a 38, and both Cameron Slavich and Max Dryer came in with 39s.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” Columbia Cityâ€™s Lady Eagle tennis team downed Northeast Hoosier Conference foe Bellmont and perennial conference powerhouse, Homestead, in two matches this week at the DeVol Field courts.
Thursday night, the Eagles used wins at No. 3 singles and both doubles matches to down NHC powerhouse Homestead by a 3-2 score.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” Homestead pitcher Bailey Waugh came within one batter of pitching a perfect game against the host Columbia City Eagles. The Spartans used Waughâ€™s solid pitching, seven stolen bases and four Columbia City errors to hand the Eagles a 10-0 Northeast Hoosier Conference loss Thursday evening.
GARRETT â€” Churubuscoâ€™s boys and girls track teams traveled to Garrett for a dual meet with the Railroaders. In a set of mixed results, the Lady Eagles fell to their Garrett counterparts 69-63, while the boys dominated the Railroaders, winning by a 108-24 score.
For the Lady Eagles, Julia Folland was a double-winner taking both the 1,600-meter run and the 3,200-meter run.
FORT WAYNE â€” Down 10-3 after four innings, a Columbia City rally fell just short, as the Lady Eagles fell 11-8 to host Homestead in a Northeast Hoosier Conference softball contest.
Homestead jumped in front, scoring three runs in the bottom of the first inning. The Spartansâ€™ Allie Gallmeyer scored on and Eagle error and Homestead first baseman Allie Barley hit a two-run homer to right-center field to put the Spartans up 3-0.
LAGRANGE â€” Churubuscoâ€™s Eagle baseball team scored in all six innings and pounded out 12 hits to down the host Lakeland Lakers 14-2 in Northeast Corner Conference tournament quarterfinal game Tuesday.
Devin Peters went the distance on the mound for the Eagles, giving up only four hits while striking out eight. Peters only gave up two walks in the win.