GREENWOOD BASEBALL SNAPS COLUMBUS CATHOLIC'S FIVE-GAME WINNING STREAK



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MARSHFIELD – Greenwood smacked 11 hits and took advantage of 16 walks to defeat Marshfield Columbus Catholic 17-6 in a Cloverbelt Conference East Division baseball game Thursday at Jack Hackman Field.


Greenwood’s win ends Columbus Catholic’s five-game winning streak and allows the Indians to get back to .500 on the season at 6-6 (4-2 Cloverbelt East). Columbus is now 7-6 and 5-2 in conference play.


Xander Hinker, Austen Humke and Dakota Clark each had two hits and two RBIs to pace Greenwood, which led 12-1 after an inning and a half.

Sully Whitford had three walks and three RBIs, and Bredlau and Jonah Hinker each drove in a pair as well in the win.


Grant Olson had two of the Dons’ seven hits and also added two RBIs.


Both teams play at home on Friday – Columbus Catholic against first-place Neillsville, and Greenwood against Spencer.


Indians 17, Dons 6

Greenwood 752 30 - 17 11 2

Columbus Catholic 122 01 - 6 7 3

WP: Sully Whitford. LP: Cole Timmler.

SO: Whitford (3 inn.) 4, Cooper Bredlau (1 2/3 inn.) 1, Westin Schmitz (1/3 inn.) 0; Timmler (1 inn.) 0, Emmitt Konieczny (2 inn.) 1, Brock Bennington (1 inn.) 0, Nathan Nemitz (1 inn.) 0. BB: Whitford 2, C. Bredlau 1, Schmitz 0; Timmler 5, Konieczny 8, Bennington 1, Nemitz 2.

Top hitters: G, Xander Hinker 2x4, 2 RBIs; Schmitz 4 BBs, 2 runs; C. Bredlau 2 runs; Austen Humke 2x4, 3 runs, 2 RBIs; Fletcher Bredlau 3 BBs, 2 runs, 2 RBIs; Mason Learman 2B, 2 RBIs; Whitford 3 BBs, 3 RBIs; Dakota Clark 2x3, 2 runs, 2 RBIs; Jonah Hinker 2 runs, 2 RBIs. CC, Blake Jakobi 2 runs; Grant Olson 2x3, 2 RBIs.

Records: Greenwood 6-6, 4-2 Cloverbelt Conference East Division; Columbus Catholic 7-6, 5-2 Cloverbelt East.

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