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Columbus Catholic freshman Emmitt Konieczny. (Paul Lecker file photo)

Zaleski Sports

OWEN – The Marshfield Columbus Catholic baseball team wrapped up its regular season with a 15-3 win over Owen-Withee on Tuesday.

The Dons scored multiple runs in each of the first four innings and finished off the game after five via the 10-run rule.

Brock Bennington hit a home run and drove in three, Emmitt Konieczny had three and scored three times, and Blake Jakobi had two hits and three RBIs to lead the Dons.

Columbus Catholic finishes the regular season 12-8 overall and 7-4 in the Cloverbelt East, which was good enough for third place.

The Dons will play the winner of Pittsville and Alma Center Lincoln in a WIAA Division 4 regional semifinal Tuesday at Jack Hackman Field. Owen-Withee plays a D-4 regional quarterfinal at home against Loyal on Thursday.

Dons 15, Blackhawks 3

Columbus Catholic 245 40 - 15 14 2

Owen-Withee 100 02 - 3 8 4

WP: Blake Jakobi. LP: Kyle Peterson.

SO: Brock Bennington (2 inn.) 2, Jakobi (2 inn.) 1, Nathan Nemitz (1 inn.) 0; Peterson (2 inn.) 0, Fritz (3 inn.) 3. BB: Bennington 0, Jakobi 0, Nemitz 2; Peterson 2, Fritz 5.

Top hitters: CC, Bennington HR, 3 runs, 3 RBIs; Emmitt Konieczny 3x4, 2B, 3 runs, RBI; Jadon Nienast 2x3, 2B, RBI; Jakobi 2x3, 3 RBIs; Cole Timmler 2B, RBI; Sam Wilczek 3B; Will Schlafke 3 runs, RBI; Xane Adler 2 runs, RBI. OW, Klaban 2x3, 2B, 2 runs; Aaron Ovyn 2x2, 2 2Bs, 2 RBIs; Cook 2x3, RBI.

Records: Columbus Catholic 12-8, 7-4 Cloverbelt Conference East Division; Owen-Withee 2-12, 2-9 Cloverbelt East.

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