Columbus Catholic boys basketball tops Owen-Withee, now 11-0 in Cloverbelt East

MARSHFIELD – Bryce Fuerlinger scored 22 points to help the Columbus Catholic boys basketball team to a 68-45 win over Owen-Withee on Friday night at Columbus Catholic High School.

The Dons improve to 15-1 overall and remain perfect at 11-0 in the Cloverbelt Conference East Division as they shoot for their fourth-straight conference title.

Noah Taylor added 16 points, Ethan Meece had 12, and Jaden Nienast chipped in 10 for Columbus Catholic.

Aaron Ovyn had 14 points to lead the Blackhawks (5-11, 4-8 Cloverbelt East).

Columbus Catholic will play a make-up game at Granton at noon on Saturday.

Dons 68, Blackhawks 45
Owen-Withee 18 27 – 45
Columbus Catholic 35 33 – 68
OWEN-WITHEE (45):
Marcus Ackerman 6, Dylan Tomczak 12, Kevin Kitlica 7, Paul Heggemeier 2, Aaron Ovyn 14, Dylan Weaver 4. Record: 5-11, 4-8 Cloverbelt Conference East Division.
COLUMBUS CATHOLIC (68): Noah Taylor 16, Jaden Nienast 10, Tom Nystrom 1, Bryce Fuerlinger 22, Ethan Meece 12, Kellen Heinzen 6, Gage Stratman 3, Carlos Hackel 1. Record: 15-1, 11-0 Cloverbelt Conference East Division.