Columbus Catholic boys basketball beats Loyal, clinches fourth-straight Cloverbelt East title

LOYAL – The Marshfield Columbus Catholic boys basketball team wrapped up its fourth-straight Cloverbelt Conference East Division championship by wining on the road over Loyal on Friday night, 65-31.

The Dons improve to 19-1 overall and remain perfect at 15-0 in the Cloverbelt East. Columbus wraps up its conference schedule at home Monday against Neillsville, which is in second place in the conference at 12-2.

Noah Taylor had 19 points, Jarred Mandel added 18 points, and Bryce Fuerlinger chipped in 14 for the Dons.

Trevyn Wilke led Loyal (9-11, 9-6 Cloverbelt East) with 11 points.

Dons 65, Greyhounds 41
Columbus Catholic 30 35 – 65
Loyal 14 17 – 31
COLUMBUS CATHOLIC (65):
Noah Taylor 19, Jadon Nienast 2, Bryce Fuerlinger 14, Eden Jacobson 2, Ethan Meece 6, Kellen Heinzen 4, Jarred Mandel 18. Record: 19-1, 15-0 Cloverbelt Conference East Division.
LOYAL (31): Kole Bogdonovich 10, Trevyn Wilke 11, Quinn Brussow 9, Skylar Ruggles 5, Zach Zimmerman 6. Record: 9-11, 9-6 Cloverbelt Conference East Division.