ABBOTSFORD/COLBY BASEBALL RACKS UP 16 HITS, BLOWS PAST PHILLIPS
ABBOTSFORD – The Abbotsford/Colby baseball team had 16 hits and scored in every inning, rolling to a 13-3 five-inning win over Phillips in a Marawood Conference North Division game Tuesday at Red Arrow Park.
Ross Elmhorst struck out 10 in four innings to earn the win, and also had a double, a triple, a single and an RBI in the victory for the Falcons (13-5, 6-2 Marawood North).
Brandon Diedrich also had three hits, including a double and a triple, and drove in three for Abby/Colby.
Cade Faver, Hunter Soyk, Nick Olvera and Blake Bargender each contributed two hits as well for the Falcons.
The two teams will meet again Thursday at Phillips.
Falcons 13, Loggers 3
Phillips 001 02 - 3 3 2
Abbotsford/Colby 512 32 - 13 16 0
WP: Ross Elmhorst. LP: E.J. Bogden.
SO: Bogden (1 inn.) 0, Dawson Hauschild (2 inn.) 2, James Bruhn (1 1/3 inn.) 1; Elmhorst (4 inn.) 10, Nick Olvera (1 inn.) 2. BB: Bogden 3, Hauschild 0, Bruhn 2; Elmhorst 7, Olvera 2.
Top hitters: P, Bruhn 2 runs. AC, Elmhorst 3x4, 2B, 3B, RBI; Hunter Soyk 2x2, 4 runs; Brandon Diedrich 3x4, 2B, 3B, 2 runs, 3 RBIs; Cade Faber 2x3, 2 runs, 2 RBIs; Olvera 2x2, RBI; Christian Ploeckelman 2 runs; Blake Bargender 2x3, RBI.
Records: Phillips 3-10, 3-5 Marawood Conference North Division; Abbotsford/Colby 13-5, 6-2 Marawood North.