Columbus Catholic baseball drops two at Westby Tournament

WESTBY – The Marshfield Columbus Catholic baseball team lost a pair of games at the Westby Tournament on Saturday, falling to host Westby 10-0 and Fennimore 13-3.

Both games ended after five innings due to the 10-run rule.

The Dons were held to just two hits in the loss to Westby. The Norsemen scored in four of their five at-bats, including a five-run fifth to end the game.

Columbus Catholic pitchers walked eight in the loss.

The Dons grabbed a 3-1 lead against Fennimore after a three-run third. Bryce Fuerlinger had a two-run double in the inning for Columbus Catholic.

Fennimore responded with a five-run third and put the game away with a seven-run fifth inning.

Three Dons’ pitchers combined for 10 walks in the loss.

Columbus Catholic (2-8 overall) hosts Gilman in a Cloverbelt Conference East Division game on Monday at Jack Hackman Field.

Norsemen 10, Dons 0
Columbus Catholic 000 00 – 0 2 2
Westby 122 05 – 10 6 2
WP:
Devin Nelson. LP: Will Boyer.
SO: Boyer (4 inn.) 0, Wyatt Drexler (2/3 inn.) 0; Nelson 3. BB: Boyer 6, Drexler 2; Nelson 0.
Top hitters: CC, Jaden Nienast 1×2; Eden Jacobsen 1×2. W, Alex Gluch 2×4, 2 2Bs, 2 RBIs; Hunter Ward 2B, 2 RBIs, 2 runs; Nolan Rux 2B, RBI; Kenny Berg 2B.
Records: Columbus Catholic 2-7; Westby 10-8.

Golden Eagles 13, Dons 3
Columbus Catholic 003 00 – 3 4 4
Fennimore 105 07 – 13 7 3
WP:
Trev Wanek. LP: Sam Wilczek.
SO: Ethan Meece (1 inn.) 1, Wilczek (2 inn.) 2, Cole Noreen (1 1/3 inn.) 2; Wanek (3 inn.) 4, Miles (2 inn.) 3. BB: Meece 1, WIlczek 5, Noreen 4; Wanek 2, Miles 0.
Top hitters: CC, Bryce Fuerlinger 2B, 2 RBIs. F, Macay Fitzgerald 2 runs; Gavyn Muench 2×4, 3 runs, 2 RBIs; Maguire Fitzgerald 1×2, 2 RBIs; Devin Kreul 2B, 2 RBIs; Dimitri Taylor 2×4, 2B, 2 RBIs.
Records: Columbus Catholic 2-8; Fennimore 8-8.