KRONENWETTER – Columbus Catholic scored multiple runs in four of its five at-bats and crushed Northland Lutheran/Wisconsin Valley Lutheran 19-1 in a nonconference baseball game Friday.
Emmitt Konieczny had four hits, including two doubles, and drove in four, Jadon Nienast added four RBIs, and Cole Timmler had a pair of doubles and scored twice for the Dons, who improve to 9-6.
Cy Becker allowed just two hits in four innings to pick up the pitching win for Columbus. He finished with seven strikeouts and five walks.
The Dons host Loyal in a Cloverbelt Conference East Division game Tuesday at Jack Hackman Field. The game will begin at 4:30 p.m. and will be broadcast on zaleskisports.com.
Dons 19, Wildcats 1
Columbus Catholic 527 05 - 19 14 1
Northland Lutheran/Wisconsin Valley Lutheran 000 10 - 1 2 4
WP: Cy Becker. LP: Justin Pahl.
SO: Becker (4 inn.) 7, Emmitt Konieczny (1 inn.) 0; Pahl (2 2/3 inn.) 2, Moon (2 1/3 inn.) 4. BB: Becker 5, Konieczny 1; Pahl 7, Moon 1.
Top hitters: CC, Brock Bennington 2x3, 2B, 3 runs, RBI; Konieczny 4x5, 2 2Bs, 4 runs, 4 RBIs; Jadon Nienast 2B, 2 runs, 4 RBIs; Cole Timmler 2x3, 2 2Bs, 2 runs, RBI; Blake Jakobi 3 RBIs; Carlos Hackel 2 runs, 2 RBIs; Grant Olson 2x4, 2 runs, RBI. NLWL, Pahl 3B, run.
Records: Columbus Catholic 9-6; Northland Lutheran/Wisconsin Valley Lutheran 1-8.