Eagles blow past Bellmont, 52-27: Bachelder nets 21 in sectional opener
OSSIAN — Columbia City’s boys basketball team lived to play another day Tuesday night with an impressive 52-27 win over Bellmont in the sectional opener at Norwell. After only topping the Braves 39-38 in the regular season, the Eagles took a lopsided victory Tuesday, building on their lead throughout the game to pull ahead. Columbia City took a 15-7 advantage in the first quarter, with points from its top three scorers — Brachen Hazen (6) Mason Coverstone (6) and Justin Bachelder — including three 3-pointers.To read the rest of this story, see the March 5 of The Post and Mail. Don't have a subscription? Call (260) 244-5153 or subscribe to our e-edition. For breaking news, sports updates and additional coverage, bookmark the homepage and find us on facebook and twitter.