ABBOTSFORD/COLBY BASEBALL DOWNS ATHENS, PULLS INTO FIRST PLACE TIE IN MARAWOOD NORTH



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ABBOTSFORD – Abbotsford/Colby pulled ahead with a four-run fourth inning and went on to defeat Athens 7-3 in a Marawood Conference North baseball game Tuesday at Red Arrow Park.


With the loss, Athens falls into a four-way tie for first place in the Marawood North with Abby/Colby, Phillips and Rib Lake. Athens will host Abby/Colby on Thursday.


Three runs scored on a pair of Athens’ errors in the fourth and Hunter Soyk added a sacrifice fly to give the Falcons a 6-3 lead.

A groundout by Ross Elmhorst scored another run in the seventh for Abbotsford/Colby.


Soyk earned the win, striking out five in 4 2/3 innings. Mateo Lopez closed it down, throwing 2 1/3 scoreless innings to grab the save for A/C.


Falcons 7, Bluejays 3

Athens 100 110 0 - 3 6 3

Abbotsford/Colby 002 401 x - 7 5 2

WP: Hunter Soyk. LP: Cobie Ellenbecker. SV: Mateo Lopez.

SO: Ellenbecker (3 1/3 inn.) 1, Cooper Diedrich (2 2/3 inn.) 0; Soyk (4 2/3 inn.) 5, Lopez (2 1/3 inn.) 2. BB: Ellenbecker 3, Diedrich 1; Soyk 5, Lopez 1.

Top hitters: ATH, Ellenbecker 2x3, RBI. AC, Ross Elmhorst 2 runs, 3 RBIs.

Records: Athens 4-3, 2-1 Marawood Conference North Division; Abbotsford/Colby 8-2, 2-1 Marawood Conference North Division.

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