Sports roundup

Head coach Nate Zatrow huddles with the Lady Eagles before their game Satuday night. Justin Hunter

The Churubusco girls basketball team and fans face the flag on Veterans Day. Justin Hunter

Brein Gross lays shoots a layup against Whitko. Justin Hunter

Makenzi Tonkel dribbles the ball while looking for passing options. Justin Hunter

Churubusco’s Myah Bear controls the ball, depite defensive presure from Whitko. Justin Hunter

Alayna Fulkerson drives the ball past a Whitko defender. Justin Hunter

Mariah Hosted gets set to pass the ball to a teammate. Justin Hunter

GIRLS BASKETBALL

Whitko 45, Churubusco 40

CHURUBUSCO – Whitko’s girls varsity team won its first game of the season Saturday, turning back the host Lady Eagles, 45-40.

Whitko held a 11-10 lead after the first quarter and then outscored the Lady Eagles 14-5 in the second frame to take a 25-15 lead at halftime.

The margin was 12 points heading into the final frame, but a comeback bid by the Lady Eagles fell short in the end.

Lakewood Park 47, Churubusco 28

AUBURN – Churubusco’s girls basketball team was outmatched early, and lost its season opener, 47-28, to Lakewood Park.

The Lady Eagles struggled to hit any shots early in the game. Lakewood Park led 7-0 after a scrappy first quarter. Churubusco trailed 26-5 at the half.

The Lady Eagles added 22 points in the second half, but failed to comeback from the deficit.

Compiled by Justin Hunter

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