OWEN – The Marshfield Columbus Catholic softball team needed just three innings to take care of Owen-Withee, winning 22-6 in the Cloverbelt Conference East Division finale for both teams on Tuesday.
The Dons scored six times in the opening inning and quickly put the game away with a 14-run second.
Haley Van Whye and Breanna Duda each had two hits and three RBIs, and Sam Casperson and Alyssa Rueth also had two hits apiece for the Dons (6-9, 5-7 Cloverbelt East).
Columbus Catholic will play a WIAA Division 5 regional semifinal at Port Edwards on Monday.
Dons 22, Blackhawks 6
Columbus Catholic 6(14)2 - 22 11 2
Owen-Withee 150 - 6 4 6
(Owen-Withee roster not provided)
WP: Sam Casperson.
SO: Hailey Zimmermann (1 inn.) 0, Casperson (2 inn.) 1. BB: Zimmermann 1, Casperson 1.
Top hitters: CC, Ciera Dieringer 2B, 2 RBIs; Casperson 2x4, 2 2Bs, 3 runs, RBI; Zimmermann 2B, 4 runs, RBI; Alyssa Rueth 2x3, 3 runs; Haley Van Whye 2x3, 3 runs, 3 RBIs; Rhya Dieringer 3 runs; Breanna Duda 2x2, 3 runs, 3 RBIs; Janelle Haupt 2 RBIs; Mia Schlafke 2 RBIs.
Records: Columbus Catholic 6-9, 5-7 Cloverbelt Conference East Division; Owen-Withee 1-13, 1-11 Cloverbelt East.