Spencer baseball crushes Colby, clinches share of Cloverbelt East title
Susa drives in three runs for Rockets
By Paul Lecker
SPENCER — The Spencer baseball team whipped Colby 14-4 on Thursday to clinch a share of the Cloverbelt Conference East Division championship.
Calvin Lenz gave up four runs in four innings to earn the win. He also went 3-for-4 with an RBI.
The Rockets (19-2, 15-1 Cloverbelt East) scored nine times in the first inning and added five more in the third to put the game away.
Ryan Busse had three hits, Bobby Pilz and Jake Meyers each had two hits and two RBIs, and Mitch Susa had a pair of hits and drove in three for Spencer.
The Rockets host Marawood Conference South Division champion Marathon in a nonconference game at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday at Spencer High School.
(Hub City Times Sports Reporter Paul Lecker is also the publisher of MarshfieldAreaSports.com.)
Rockets 14, Hornets 4
Colby 220 00 – 4 5 2
Spencer 905 0x – 14 14 3
WP: Calvin Lenz. LP: Uhlig.
SO: Lenz (4 inn.) 3, Mitch Susa (1 inn.) 2. BB: Lenz 1, Susa 0.
Top hitters: C, Andy Hogden 2B. S, Ryan Busse 3×3, RBIs; Lenz 3×4, RBI; Bobby Pilz 2×3, 2 RBIs; Susa 2×3, 3 RBIs; Jake Meyers 2×3, 2 RBIs.
Records: Colby 8-8 overall and Cloverbelt East; Spencer 19-2, 15-1 Cloverbelt East.