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Eagles win battle of rivals, lose title war

June 3, 2011

CC’s Brandon Gay tiptoes down the line on a bunt attempt while NorthWood pitcher Derek Yoder goes for the ball. The Eagles beat Whitko in a semifinal round game Monday 8-5 but fell to the Panthers in the sectional title game 8-4. Post & Mail photo / Andrew Shultz

   SOUTH WHITLEY — The Columbia City Eagles experienced the good and the bad of the baseball postseason Monday.
   Heavy rainfall forced several delays to the Tippecanoe Valley class 3A baseball sectional, and in the end, a move to the Whitko High School diamond.
   The day ended with Columbia City on the losing end of an 8-4 championship game against NorthWood.    However, the Eagles remained alive long enough to end county rival Whitko’s season.

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