City tops Whitko in county-rival match, 3-1
Post & Mail photo / Nicole Ott
Whitko's Sydney Sims kicks the ball out of the air toward the goal while Columbia CItyâ€™s Audrey Gruettert (21) and Brey Ousley (3) defend for the Lady Eagles. Sims scored Whitko's lone goal on Wednesday.
SOUTH WHITLEY â€” Despite holding the lead for most of the game, Whitkoâ€™s girls soccer team fell to Columbia City Wednesday night after holding a 1-0 lead for more than 40 minutes of play.
Columbia Cityâ€™s Shila Tolliver sparked a 3-0 run with 13 minutes left in the game, leading the Lady Eagles to a 3-1 win over the county rival.
The lone goal of the first half was scored by Whitkoâ€™s Sydney Sims, putting the Lady â€™Cats up 1-0 until late in the second half.
Tolliver scored at the 13:34 mark on a long goal from the right side of the field. She scored again three minutes later, at the 10:15 mark, off another long shot to give Columbia City its first lead of the game, 2-1.
Senior Haley Boner knocked in the Lady Eaglesâ€™ third and final goal with eight minutes to go, making the final score 3-1.
Both teams begin sectional play next week.
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