MARSHFIELD – Greenwood busted open a tight game with a 19-point second-half advantage and defeated Marshfield Columbus Catholic 76-56 in a Cloverbelt Conference East Division boys basketball game Tuesday night at Columbus Catholic High School.
Greenwood held a slim 33-32 lead at halftime before breaking it open, outscoring the Dons 43-24 in the second half.
Weston Schmitz had 32 points and Cooper Bredlau added 20 points for Greenwood, which clinches third place in the Cloverbelt East, improving to 12-7 overall and 10-4 in conference play.
Eden Jacobson had more than half of Columbus Catholic’s points, finishing with 29. The Dons fall to 8-11 overall and 7-7 in the Cloverbelt East.
Both teams return to action Friday. Columbus Catholic will be at Loyal and Greenwood hosts Owen-Withee.
Indians 76, Dons 56 Greenwood 33 43 – 76 Columbus Catholic 32 24 – 56 GREENWOOD (76): Treyton Thomas 2, Weston Schmitz 32, Cooper Bredlau 20, Nathan Revier 12, Austen Hamke 8, Jonah Hinker 2. Record: 12-7, 10-4 Cloverbelt Conference East Division. COLUMBUS CATHOLIC (56): Cole Noreen 3, Jadon Nienast 7, Sam Wilczek 9, Eden Jacobson 29, Wyatt Drexler 3, Grant Olson 5. Record: 8-11, 7-7 Cloverbelt Conference East Division.