Columbus Catholic boys basketball now 8-0 after win over Gilman
Schultz leads Dons with 26 points
By Paul Lecker
MARSHFIELD — The Marshfield Columbus Catholic boys basketball team raced out to a huge first-half advantage and went on to beat Gilman 78-41 in a Cloverbelt Conference East Division game Thursday night at Columbus Catholic High School.
The Dons led 49-23 by halftime and held Gilman to 18 points in the second half to secure the victory.
Columbus Catholic is now 8-0 overall and 5-0 in the Cloverbelt East this season. Gilman falls to 3-6 and 1-5 in conference play.
Hunter Schultz scored 26 points, and Tyler Fuerlinger added 23 for the Dons, who had nine players score in the victory.
Columbus is off until Jan. 3 when it plays a nonconference game at Marathon.
(Hub City Times Sports Reporter Paul Lecker is also the publisher of MarshfieldAreaSports.com.)
Dons 69, Pirates 41
Gilman 23 18 – 41
Columbus Catholic 49 29 – 78
GILMAN (41): Chance Rosemeyer 11, Trevor Schmitt 2, Torger Crick 6, Dallas Skabroud 4, Roman Konsella 3, Aaron Nagel 15. Record: 3-6, 1-5 Cloverbelt East.
COLUMBUS CATHOLIC (78): Jarred Mandel 3, Charles Payant 2, Ryan Dieringer 3, Nick Malovrh 11, Bryce Fuerlinger 2, Hunter Schultz 26, Noah Taylor 2, Ethan Meece 6, Tyler Fuerlinger 23. Record: 8-0, 5-0 Cloverbelt East.