NYSTROM TIES SCHOOL RECORD WITH NINE 3s, COLUMBUS CATHOLIC BOYS BASKETBALL BEATS COLBY
MARSHFIELD – Marshfield Columbus Catholic senior Tom Nystrom tied a school record with nine 3-pointers and the Dons held off Colby for a 61-52 victory in the Cloverbelt Conference East Division opener for both teams on Tuesday night at Columbus Catholic High School.
The Dons led 34-19 at halftime and held on from there. Colby cut the lead to single digits late but Columbus was able to ride out the win and improve to 2-1 this season.
Harley Schmelzer had 16 points and eight rebounds to lead Colby, which was playing its season opener.
Nystrom finished with a game-high 29 points for the Dons. Complete statistics for Columbus Catholic were not provided.
Columbus Catholic plays at Spencer on Friday at 7:15 p.m. The game will be broadcast on WOSQ-FM 92.3 and wdlbwosq.com.
Colby hosts Owen-Withee in its home opener at 7:15 p.m. Friday.