ABBOTSFORD/COLBY BASEBALL BLANKS AUBURNDALE
ABBOTSFORD – Ross Elmhorst and Mateo Lopez combined on a two-hit shutout to lead Abbotsford/Colby to a 3-0 win over Auburndale in a nonconference baseball game Thursday.
Elmhorst allowing one hit and four walks in five innings, striking out seven, and Lopez game up just one hit over the final two innings to earn the save and preserve the shutout.
Elmhorst, Marco Olvera and Blake Bargender each had two hits for Abbotsford/Colby, which is now 2-0.
Hunter Wright and Conner Brandl each had singles for Auburndale’s only two hits.
Schuyler Gilhausen threw a complete game for the Eagles (1-1), striking out four.
Auburndale hosts Rib Lake on Friday.
Falcons 3, Eagles 0
Auburndale 000 000 0 - 0 2 2
Abbotsford/Colby 110 010 x - 3 6 3
WP: Ross Elmhorst. LP: Schuyler Gilhausen. SV: Mateo Lopez.
SO: Gilhausen 4; Elmhorst (5 inn.) 7, Lopez (2 inn.) 1. BB: Gilhausen 0; Elmhorst 4, Lopez 1.
Top hitters: AC, Elmhorst 2x3, 2B; Marco Olvera 2x3, 2B, RBI; Blake Bargender 2x2, RBI.
Records: Auburndale 1-1; Abbotsford/Colby 2-0.