GILMAN – In preparation for the start of the WIAA playoffs next week, the Marshfield Columbus Catholic boys basketball team rested its starters on Monday at Gilman, but had no trouble in taking down the Pirates.
Columbus rolled out to a 26-point lead by halftime and cruised to a 69-31 victory.
Charlie Moore scored 20 points and Lucas Kreklau added 17 for the Dons, who are now 16-5 overall and 11-1 in the Cloverbelt Conference East Division.
Andrew Hecker had a team-high 19 points for Gilman (1-14, 0-13 Cloverbelt East).
Columbus Catholic finishes its regular-season schedule with games at Loyal on Tuesday and at Spencer on Thursday.
Dons 69, Pirates 31
Columbus Catholic 39 30 - 69
Gilman 13 18 - 31
COLUMBUS CATHOLIC (69): Nathan Nemitz 2, Charlie Moore 20, Sammy Neville 8, Cole Noreen 10, Cole Timmler 2, Alex Edwards 4, Cy Becker 6, Lucas Kreklau 17. Record: 16-5, 11-1 Cloverbelt Conference East Division.
GILMAN (31): Brandon Ustianowski 4, Andrew Hecker 19, Caleb Marion 2, Daulton Wisocky 4, Zack Marion 2. Record: 1-14, 0-13 Cloverbelt Conference East Division.