COLUMBUS CATHOLIC BASEBALL RIPS ASSUMPTION


Columbus Catholic’s Brock Bennington rips an RBI triple during the second inning of the Dons’ 12-2 win over Assumption on Monday at Jack Hackman Field. (Photo by Paul Lecker/For Zaleski Sports)

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MARSHFIELD – The Marshfield Columbus Catholic baseball team extended its winning streak to four with a 12-2 victory over Wisconsin Rapids Assumption on Monday at Jack Hackman Field.


The Dons scored six times in the second inning to bust the game open, then finished it off with a five-run fifth, ending the game via the 10-run rule.


Brock Bennington continued his hot hitting for Columbus Catholic, going 3-for-4 with a triple, two RBIs and three runs scored.


Jadon Nienast added a pair of singles and scored twice, and Xane Adler had an RBI double in the big second inning for the Dons (6-5).


Will Schlafke earned the win in a complete-game effort, striking out two and scattering four hits.


Nick Leberg had two hits for Assumption, which drops to 3-7.


Columbus Catholic plays a Cloverbelt Conference East Division game Tuesday at Loyal.


Dons 12, Royals 2

Assumption 100 01 - 2 4 4

Columbus Catholic 160 05 - 12 11 1

WP: Will Schlafke. LP: Nick Leberg.

SO: Leberg (1 1/3 inn.) 2, Ryan Shaw (3 1/3 inn.) 1; Schlafke 2. BB: Leberg 3, Shaw 3; Schlafke 3.

Top hitters: AS, Leberg 2x3, RBI. CC, Brock Bennington 3x4, 3B, 3 runs, 2 RBIs; Jadon Nienast 2x2, 2 runs, RBI; Sam Wilczek 2 BBs, 2 runs; Xane Adler 2B, 2 runs, RBI.

Records: Assumption 3-7; Columbus Catholic 6-5.

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