Col. City: Undefeated no more

HUNTINGTON — It was less than 24 hours after the Eagles’ come-from-behind, 8-7 win in a conference rivalry game against Homestead before Columbia City’s baseball team had to take the field again.The situation was similar to the night before. Friday’s opponent, Huntington North, is a larger school than Columbia City. So is Homestead, the Eagles’ Thursday opponent. Also, both adversaries sport warrior-type mascots.The similarities don’t end there. The result of both games hinged largely on one big run-scoring inning. However, the case of déjà vu stops at that point, as the Eagles fell Friday night to the Vikings 6-2 in Huntington.The loss is Columbia City’s first. The Eagles’ record now stands at 4-1.After four innings of even play between the two teams, the score was tied at 2-2.In the bottom of the fifth, the home team put up the four runs that would make up the winning margin for Huntington North.To read the rest of this story, see the April 27-28 issue 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.