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ATHENS SNAPS COLUMBUS CATHOLIC BOYS BASKETBALL TEAM'S WIN STREAK AT FIVE


Columbus Catholic’s Gage Stratman is challenged by Athens’ Cooper Diedrich, left, and Cobie Ellenbecker during Saturday’s nonconference boys basketball game at Columbus Catholic High School. Athens won, 63-51. (Photo courtesy of Lucky Shot Photography)

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MARSHFIELD – Athens ended the Marshfield Columbus Catholic boys basketball team’s five-game winning streak to start the season, downing the Dons 63-51 in a nonconference game Saturday night at Columbus Catholic High School.


Four Bluejays scored in double figures as Dayne Diethelm had 15 points, Cooper Deidrich scored 14, Kody Lepak had 13 and Aiden Janke chipped in 12 in the victory as Athens improves to 5-1.


Columbus Catholic (5-1) also had four players hit double figures. Eden Jacobson scored 15 points, Sam Wilczek and Jadon Nienast each had 12, and Grant Olson had 10.


Columbus Catholic will be off until Dec. 30-31 when it plays at the Cranberry Classic at Wisconsin Rapids Assumption.


Bluejays 63, Dons 51

Athens 35 28 - 63

Columbus Catholic 25 26 - 51

ATHENS (63): Cooper Deidrich 14, Cable Ellenbecker 9, Dayne Diethelm 15, Kody Lepak 13, Aiden Janke 12. Record: 5-1.

COLUMBUS CATHOLIC (51): Gage Stratman 2, Jadon Nienast 12, Sam Wilczek 12, Eden Jacobson 15, Grant Olson 10. Record: 5-1.

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