Spencer edges Columbus Catholic in Cloverbelt East baseball finale
Rockets finish 8-7, Dons 5-11 in conference play
By Paul Lecker
SPENCER — Spencer pitcher Tanner Kleinschmidt held Columbus Catholic to just one run in a complete-game effort as the Rockets wrapped up their regular-season and Cloverbelt Conference East Division schedule with a 2-1 victory on Monday at Spencer High School.
Hunter Luepke and Dom Wichlacz had RBIs for Spencer, which finishes its regular season at 8-9 overall and 8-7 in the Cloverbelt East.
Columbus falls to 5-12 and 5-11 in conference play.
Complete game statistics were not reported.
Both teams will open WIAA postseason play with regional quarterfinals on Thursday. Spencer hosts Colby in a Division 3 game. Columbus Catholic will play a Division 4 quarterfinal at Wisconsin Rapids Assumption.
(Hub City Times Sports Reporter Paul Lecker is also the publisher of MarshfieldAreaSports.com.)