MARSHFIELD – The Marshfield Columbus Catholic baseball team won its third-straight game to start the season, rolling past Owen-Withee 11-1 in its Cloverbelt Conference East Division opener Monday at Jack Hackman Field.
Columbus Catholic scored twice in each of the first two innings and put the game away with a seven-run third to improve to 3-0 this season. Owen-Withee is now 0-2 overall and 0-1 in the conference.
Emmitt Konieczny and Brock Bennington each had a triple, an RBI and two runs scored, and Xane Adlers added a double and an RBI for the Dons.
Cy Becker picked up the win for Columbus, striking out nine in four innings.
Columbus Catholic hosts Greenwood and Owen-Withee will be at home against Loyal on Tuesday.
Dons 11, Blackhawks 1
Owen-Withee 100 00 - 1 4 8
Columbus Catholic 227 0x - 11 6 0
WP: Cy Becker. LP: Roy Stinson.
SO: Stinson (3 inn.) 4, No. 7 (Name not provided) (1 inn.) 1; Becker (4 inn.) 9, Nathan Nemitz (1 inn.) 0. BB: Stinson 2, No. 7 0; Becker 3, Nemitz 1.
Top hitters: OW, Klabon 2x3, 2B, RBI. CC, Emmitt Konieczny 3B, 2 runs, RBI; Brock Bennington 3B, 2 runs, RBI; Nemitz 2 runs; Xane Adler 2B, RBI.
Records: Owen-Withee 0-2, 0-1 Cloverbelt Conference East Division; Columbus Catholic 3-0, 1-0 Cloverbelt Conference East Division.