Columbus Catholic softball routs Pittsville for first win
Dons score multiple runs in all five innings
By Paul Lecker
PITTSVILLE — Marshfield Columbus Catholic scored multiple runs in each of its five at-bats and blasted Pittsville 28-8 in a nonconference softball game Monday at Pittsville High School.
The Dons took advantage 11 walks and seven errors by Pittsville to win going away and improve to 1-1 this season. Pittsville is now 0-4.
Sierra Litwaitis earned the win for Columbus, allowing two earned runs in 4 2/3 innings. She also added a single, a triple, and two RBIs at the plate.
Bailey Neider had two hits and three RBIs; Annie Baierl had a double and five RBIs; and Annika Brown, Maddie DeSmet, and Addison Baierl each had two hits and two RBIs for Columbus.
Columbus returns to action Friday at Greenwood.
(Hub City Times Sports Reporter Paul Lecker is also the publisher of MarshfieldAreaSports.com.)
Dons 28, Panthers 8
Columbus Catholic 298 54 – 28 13 3
Pittsville 140 12 – 8 4 7
WP: Sierra Litwaitis. LP: Lydia Sanken.
SO: Litwaitis (4 2/3 inn.) 1, Ella Schultz (1/3 inn.) 1; Sanken (3 inn.) 3, Grimm (2 inn.) 1. BB: Litwaitis 5, Schultz 1; Sanken 8, Grimm 3.
Top hitters: C, Litwaitis 2×2, 3B, 2 RBIs; Maddie DeSmet 2×4, 2 RBIs; Bailey Neider 2×5, 2B, 3 RBIs; Addison Baierl 2×4, 2 RBIs; Annika Brown 2×5, 2B, 2 RBIs; Annie Baierl 2B, 5 RBIs; Bekah Kitzhaber 2B.
Records: Columbus Catholic 1-1; Pittsville 0-4.