Columbus Catholic baseball whips Granton

GRANTON – The Marshfield Columbus Catholic scored nine runs in the second inning and went on to a 12-2 win over Granton on Friday at Granton High School.

With the win, the Dons even their Cloverbelt Conference East Division record at 6-6 and improve to 6-9 overall. Granton remains winless at 0-15 overall and 0-13 in the conference.

Four Columbus pitchers combined on a three-hitter.

Cole Noreen had three hits and scored twice, Austin Grubofski had two hits and two runs scored, and Xane Adler and Brock Bennington each had two RBIs for the Dons.

Columbus Catholic hosts Gilman on Monday at Jack Hackman Field beginning at 5 p.m.

Dons 12, Bulldogs 2
Columbus Catholic 092 10 – 12 10 0
Granton 001 01 – 2 3 3
WP:
Cole Noreen. LP: McConkey.
SO: Brock Bennington (2 inn.) 5, Noreen (1 inn.) 2, Eden Jacobsen (1 inn.) 1, Sam Wilczek (1 inn.) 0; McConkey (1 2/3 inn.) 0, Victor Rojas (3 1/3 inn.) 1. BB: Bennington 2, Noreen 3, Jacobsen 1, Wilczek 0; McConkey 2, Rojas 5.
Top hitters: CC, Noreen 3×4, 2 runs; Austin Grubofski 2×3, 2 runs; Bennington 2 RBIs; Xane Adler 2 RBIs. G, Rojas 2×3, run.
Records: Columbus Catholic 6-9, 6-6 Cloverbelt Conference East Division; Granton 0-15, 0-13 Cloverbelt Conference East Division.