ABBOTSFORD/COLBY BASEBALL SLIPS PAST MARATHON
ABBOTSFORD – Brandon Diedrich and Mateo Lopez drove in runs in a three-run fourth inning to lift the Abbotsford/Colby baseball team to a 3-2 nonconference win over Marathon on Friday at Red Arrow Park.
Diedrich had two of Abbotsford/Colby’s four hits in the victory.
Nick Olvera threw a complete game for the Falcons (5-2), scattering five hits.
Mike Hahn had two hits for Marathon, which falls to 4-3 after its third-straight loss.
Abbotsford/Colby will host Spencer for a nonconference doubleheader on Saturday. Marathon hosts Northland Pines on Monday.
Falcons 3, Raiders 2
Marathon 000 200 0 - 2 5 1
Abbotsford/Colby 000 300 x - 3 4 1
WP: Nick Olvera. LP: Grant Warren.
SO: G. Warren (5 inn.) 3, Tyler Underwood (1 inn.) 1; Olvera 1. BB: G. Warren 1, Underwood 0; Olvera 2.
Top hitters: M, Mike Hahn 2x3. AC, Brandon Diedrich 2x3, 2B, RBI.
Records: Marathon 4-3; Abbotsford/Colby 5-2.