Columbus Catholic baseball snaps losing streak with win over Owen-Withee
Jeremy Binder strikes out 10, adds two hits for Dons
By Paul Lecker
MARSHFIELD — Marshfield Columbus Catholic scored four runs in the bottom of the first inning and held on the rest of the way to beat Owen-Withee 8-3 in a Cloverbelt Conference East Division baseball game Friday at Reeths Field.
The Dons improve to 5-10 overall and 5-8 in the Cloverbelt East and end a five-game losing streak. Owen-Withee is now 5-8-1 and 5-8 in the conference.
Jeremy Binder tossed a complete game for Columbus, striking out 10 and walked just two.
Kienan McIntee had a double and triple, and Tyler Fuerlinger, John Edwards, Binder, and Matthias Gouin added two hits apiece for the Dons.
Columbus Catholic plays at Granton on Tuesday.
(Hub City Times Sports Reporter Paul Lecker is also the publisher of MarshfieldAreaSports.com.)
Dons 8, Blackhawks 3
Owen-Withee 101 000 1 – 3 7 3
Columbus Catholic 410 030 x – 8 12 1
WP: Jeremy Binder. LP: A.J. Ovyn.
SO: Ovyn (4 IP) 3, Kolton Kaduce (2 inn.) 1; Binder 10. BB: Ovyn 3, Kaduce 3; Binder 2.
Top hitters: OW, Kaduce 3×4; Hayden Houts 2×3; Ovyn 2B. CC, Tyler Fuerlinger 2×4; Kienan McIntee 2×2, 2B, 3B; John Edwards 2×4; Binder 2×4; Matthias Gouin 2×3.
Records: Owen-Withee 5-8-1, 5-8 Cloverbelt Conference East Division; Columbus Catholic 5-10, 5-8 Cloverbelt East.