Columbus Catholic baseball sweeps doubleheader at Colby
Tyler Fuerlinger goes 7-for-7 in Dons’ two wins
By Paul Lecker
COLBY — The Marshfield Columbus Catholic baseball team swept a doubleheader from Colby at Colby High School on Tuesday, winning 5-2 and 8-2.
Charles Payant and Bailey Keffer each threw complete games to earn victories for the Dons (5-7, 5-6 Cloverbelt East).
Payant struck out seven and walked just one in Game 1, and Keffer also had seven strikeouts and walked three in the nightcap.
Payant also had two hits in each game and two RBIs in the second game as Columbus racked up 21 total hits in the twinbill.
Tyler Fuerlinger went a perfect 7-for-7 at the plate in the two games for Columbus. Keffer added a pair of hits in Game 2.
Columbus returns to action Friday at home against Greenwood.
(Hub City Times Sports Reporter Paul Lecker is also the publisher of MarshfieldAreaSports.com.)
Dons 5, Hornets 2
Columbus Catholic 000 202 1 – 5 11 1
Colby 101 000 0 – 2 7 1
WP: Charles Payant. LP: Aaron Morrow.
SO: Payant 7; Morrow 5. BB: Payant 1; Morrow 1.
Top hitters: COLBY, Karl 3×4, 2B; Stuttgen 2×3. CC, Payant 2×4; Tyler Fuerlinger 4×4, 2B.
Dons 8, Hornets 2
Columbus Catholic – 8 10
Colby – 2 5
WP: Bailey Keffer. LP: Karl.
SO: Keffer 7; Karl 1. BB: Keffer 3; Karl 1.
Top hitters: CC, Payant 2×4, 2 RBIs; T. Fuerlinger 3×3; Keffer 2×3.
Records: Colby 3-8, 3-7 Cloverbelt Conference East Division; Columbus Catholic 5-7, 5-6 Cloverbelt East.
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