PACELLI BASEBALL PULLS PAST COLUMBUS CATHOLIC
PLOVER – Stevens Point Pacelli scored multiple runs in its final four at-bats to pull past Marshfield Columbus Catholic 9-3 in a nonconference baseball game Friday afternoon at Memorial Park.
Columbus led 2-0 after two innings before Pacelli plated three runs in the third inning to pull ahead.
The Cardinals tacked on two runs in the fourth, fifth and sixth innings to win going away.
Brock Bennington had three hits and an RBI, and Cole Timmler and Grant Olson each had two hits for Columbus Catholic (15-2). The Dons had eight hits and were walked eight times, but couldn’t take advantage of they scored just three runs.
Ben Haemmerle earned the win for Pacelli (18-3), going 6 2/3 innings with two strikeouts.
Brycen Cashin had a triple, a home run and drove in three runs as Pacelli had 12 hits in all. Peyton Flees also had two RBI for the Cardinals.
Columbus Catholic will finish its regular-season home schedule Thursday at Stratford.
Pacelli plays a nonconference doubleheader at Amherst on Tuesday before playing at Athens in its regular-season finale on Thursday.
Cardinals 9, Dons 3
Columbus Catholic 110 010 0 - 3 8 1
Pacelli 003 222 x - 9 12 1
WP: Ben Haemmerle. LP: Blake Jakobi.
SO: Jakobi (4 inn.) 1, Cy Becker (2 inn.) 2; Haemmerle (6 2/3 inn.) 2, Drew Kedrowicz (1/3 inn.) 1. BB: Jakobi 3, Becker 2; Haemmerle 8, Kedrowicz 0.
Top hitters: CC, Brock Bennington 3x4, 2B, RBI; Cole Timmler 2x2, RBI; Grant Olson 2x3. P, Malise Beduhn 1x3, 2 runs; Brycen Cashin 2x3, 3B, HR, 2 runs, 3 RBI; Brock Birrenkott 2x4, 2 runs; Nick Helms 2x3; Asher Jordan 2x3; Peyton Flees 2x3, 2 RBI.
Records: Columbus Catholic 15-2; Pacelli 18-3.