Columbus Catholic boys basketball stays unbeaten, routs Gilman
Fuerlinger scores 31 for Dons
By Paul Lecker
GILMAN — On Friday night the Marshfield Columbus Catholic boys basketball team showed why it isranked No. 1 in this week’s WisSports.net Division 5 state boys poll as it crushed Gilman 80-37 at Gilman High School.
Columbus (18-0, 13-0 Cloverbelt East) rushed out to a 40-12 lead by halftime and cruised from there.
Tyler Fuerlinger had his fourth 30-point game in the past three weeks, scoring 31 to lead the Dons. Hunter Schultz added 21 points in the win.
Columbus hosts Greenwood on Tuesday and with a win would clinch at least a share of the Cloverbelt East title.
(Hub City Times Sports Reporter Paul Lecker is also the publisher of MarshfieldAreaSports.com.)
Dons 80, Pirates 37
Columbus Catholic 40 40 – 80
Gilman 12 25 – 37
COLUMBUS CATHOLIC (80): Jarred Mandel 8, Charles Payant 4, Ryan Dieringer 3, Nick Malovrh 6, Hunter Schultz 21, Ethan Meece 5, Tyler Fuerlinger 31, Noah Hansen 2. Record: 18-0, 13-0 Cloverbelt Conference East Division.
GILMAN (37): Chanse Rosemeyer 6, Elliot Winiger 9, Torgor Crick 1, Dallas Skabroud 13, Roman Konsella 4, Aaron Nagel 4. Record: 4-13, 1-12 Cloverbelt Conference East Division.