Columbus Catholic baseball blasts Gilman
By Paul Lecker
GILMAN – Marshfield Columbus Catholic scored 13 runs in the first two innings and went on to crush Gilman 16-1 in a Cloverbelt Conference East Division baseball game Friday at Gilman High School.
The Dons scored five times in the first inning and added eight more in the second to roll to their second-straight win and improve to 2-1 overall and in the Cloverbelt East.
Billy Young went 3-for-3 with four RBIs, and Tyler Fuerlinger and Charles Payant each had two hits for Columbus Catholic.
Jeremy Binder threw three shutout innings to earn the victory for the Dons.
Columbus Catholic’s next game is Thursday at Neillsville.
(Hub City Times Sports Reporter Paul Lecker is also the publisher of MarshfieldAreaSports.com.)
Dons 16, Pirates 1
Columbus Catholic 580 21 – 16 14 0
Gilman 000 10 – 1 4 5
WP: Jeremy Binder. LP: James Copenhaver.
SO: Binder (3 inn.) 5, Billy Young (2 inn.) 3; Copenhaver 5. BB: Binder 1, Young 0; Copenhaver 6.
Top hitters: CC, Matthias Gouin 3B; Tyler Fuerlinger 2×3, 2B; Young 3×3, 4 RBIs; Charles Payant 2×2. G, Chase Rosemeyer 2B; Logan Anderson 2B.
Records: Columbus Catholic 2-1 overall and Cloverbelt East; Gilman 0-2 overall and Cloverbelt East.