ABBOTSFORD/COLBY BASEBALL OPENS SEASON WITH WIN AT ASSUMPTION



Zaleski Sports


WISCONSIN RAPIDS – The top two batters in the Abbotsford/Colby batting order set the tone as the Falcons defeated Wisconsin Rapids Assumption 8-2 in a nonconference baseball game Tuesday in the 2021 season opener for both teams.


Leadoff hitter Ross Elmhorst had a single and triple, and No. 2 batter Hunter Soyk had a single and double, both reached on errors as well and each scored three runs for Abbotsford/Colby.


The Falcons scored three times in the third before Assumption responded with a pair runs in the bottom of the inning as Ryan Shaw reached on an error and scored on a double by Nick Leberg. Leberg came around to score on a single by Alex Sullivan to cut the deficit to one.