The Columbia City Lady Eagles volleyball team traveled to the Wawasee Tournament Saturday and ended the day in third place with a 3-1 record. Columbia City got wins on the day by beating Wabash, Tippecanoe Valley and Bethany Christian and only lost on the day against Garrett.
Against Wabash the Lady Eagles fell in game one 25-22 before coming back to win 25-12 in game two and 15-10 in game three. Avery Sparks and Bayley Smith each had seven kills. Jayla Wigent had three blocks and Macie Hinen led the way with 22 digs.
The Lady Eagles then won in dramatic fashion against Tippecanoe Valley. Columbia City won game one 25-14 before falling in the second set 25-13. Game three was a back-and-forth contest which saw the Lady Eagles come from behind to win 18-16. Smith led the team with seven kills and Cassie Bosselman had two aces while Molly Green added two blocks.
Columbia City fell to Garrett in it's third match-up of the day when the team fell to Garrett 25-14 and 25-11. The Lady Eagles came back on the court though and ended the day with a victory by beating Bethany Christian. Columbia City lost the first set 25-23 before taking the next two 25-15 and 15-13. Wigent had 8 kills and Hinen added 18 digs.
The Lady Eagles are on the court again tonight when the team hosts Blackhawk Christian.