PHILLIPS – Abbotsford/Colby completed a two-game sweep of Phillips, winning 8-1 on Thursday in a Marawood Conference North Division baseball game.
Marco Olvera struck out 10 and allowed just one hit in 6 1/3 innings to snag the win for the Falcons, to improve to 14-5 overall and 7-2 in the Marawood North.
Abbotsford/Colby, with a win at home against Prentice (1-16) on Tuesday, would tie for the Marawood North championship with Athens. Athens has already completed its conference slate with an 8-2 record.
Cade Faber had a double, a triple and two RBIs, Mason Carpenter had three hits and scored twice, and Ross Elmhorst added two RBIs for Abbotsford/Colby.
The Falcons play a nonconference home game against Edagr on Friday, host Tomahawk for a doubleheader on Saturday, and play Medford at home on Monday before wrapping up their regular season.
Falcons 8, Loggers 1
Abbotsford/Colby 010 113 2 - 8 12 3
Phillips 000 000 1 - 1 1 4
WP: Marco Olvera. LP: Hauschild.
SO: Olvera (6 1/3 inn.) 10, Mateo Lopez (2/3 inn.) 1; Dawson Hauschild (5 1/3 inn.) 4, James Bruhn (1 inn.) 1, Daniel Adomaitis (2/3 inn.) 0. BB: Olvera 3, Lopez 0; Hauschild 6, Bruhn 1, Adomaitis 0.
Top hitters: AC, Ross Elmhorst 2 runs, 2 RBIs; Cade Faber 2x4, 2B, 3B, 2 RBIs; Lopez 2x4; Mason Carpenter 3x4, 2 runs.
Records: Abbotsford/Colby 14-5, 7-2 Marawood Conference North Division; Phillips 3-11, 3-6 Marawood North.