Columbus Catholic baseball rallies to topple Colby
Dons win it in bottom of seventh inning
By Paul Lecker
MARSHFIELD — Marshfield Columbus Catholic regrouped after allowing the tying run to score in the top of the seventh with a run of its own in the bottom half of the frame and defeated Colby in walk-off fashion 5-4 in a Cloverbelt Conference East Division baseball game Tuesday at Jack Hackman Field.
Specifics of the Dons’ win were not provided.
The score was tied 3-3 after four innings before Columbus Catholic scored a run in the fifth.
Colby rallied with a run in the seventh, but the Dons (2-5, 2-3 Cloverbelt East) won it in the bottom of the inning with another run.
Billy Young earned the win for the Dons, striking out five and walking four in a complete-game effort.
Noah Taylor had a single and a triple, Matthias Gouin also added a triple, and Tyler Fuerlinger had a single and a double for the Dons.
Columbus plays at Granton on Thursday.
(Hub City Times Sports Reporter Paul Lecker is also the publisher of MarshfieldAreaSports.com.)
Dons 5, Hornets 4
Colby 021 000 1 – 4 6 7
Columbus Catholic 111 010 1 – 5 7 1
WP: Billy Young. LP: Aaron Morrow.
SO: Morrow 10; Young 5. BB: Morrow 2; Young 4.
Top hitters: COLBY, Goodwin 2×3; Lafell 2×4; Underwood 2×3. CC, Noah Taylor 2×3, 3B; Matthias Gouin 3B; Tyler Fuerlinger 2×4, 2B.
Records: Colby 1-3 overall and Cloverbelt East; Columbus Catholic 2-5, 2-3 Cloverbelt East.