COLUMBUS CATHOLIC SOFTBALL BLANKS PORT EDWARDS IN WIAA DIVISION 5 REGIONAL SEMIFINAL
PORT EDWARDS – Hailey Zimmermann tossed a three-hit shutout and Sam Casperson drove in a pair of runs to lead the Columbus Catholic softball team to an 8-0 run over Port Edwards in a WIAA Division 5 regional semifinal on Monday.
The No. 5 seed Columbus Catholic took advantage of eight walks and six errors by the No. 4 seed Port Edwards (6-10).
The Dons (7-9) move on to a D-5 regional final at No. 1 seed Bangor (14-4) on Wednesday.
Zimmermann struck out six and walked three in the complete game.
Casperson had a single and a double, and scored twice. Breanna Duda and Mattea Schlafke also had singles, and Schlafke had two runs scored for the Dons.
Dons 8, Blackhawks 0
Columbus Catholic 001 410 2 - 8 6 2
Port Edwards 000 000 0 - 0 3 6
WP: Hailey Zimmermann. LP: Friday.
SO: Zimmermann 6; Friday 7. BB: Zimmermann 3; Friday 8.
Top hitters: CC, Cierra Dieringer 2x5, run; Sam Casperson 2x3, 2B, 2 runs, 2 RBIs; Mattea Schlafke 1x4, 2 runs.
Records: Columbus Catholic 7-9; Port Edwards 7-9.