â€™Busco wins Turtletown Invitational
Whitkoâ€™s girls track team placed second behind Churubusco Saturday at the Turtletown Track Invitational.
CHURUBUSCO â€” It was the girlsâ€™ turn on the Churubusco High School track Saturday.
Much like their male counterparts did the weekend prior, the â€˜Busco Lady Eagles shined in front of their home crowd.
Using a strong performance in the field events, Churubusco dominated the black division of the Turtletown Invitational Saturday, winning by 49.5 points over second-place rival Whitko.
All three Whitley County girls track and field teams participated in the invitational with the Lady Eagles of Columbia City coming away with third-place in the gold division just ahead of Bellmont 69-68 while Warsaw won the day with 117.5 points over Westview.
Cityâ€™s only win came in the field with junior Carlee Hearld. Regional qualifier in the high jump, Hearld cleared 5-2 to beat out Bellmontâ€™s Bailee Hankenson.
Kalisha Goree had a strong day, grabbing two second-place finishes in the 100 hurdles (15.98) and long jump (16-4.25) to go along with an eighth-place finish in the 300 hurdles and sixth-place tie in the high jump.
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