By Paul Lecker
MARSHFIELD — Riley Geiger tossed a five-hit shutout to lift Loyal to a 7-0 victory over Marshfield Columbus Catholic in a Cloverbelt Conference East Division baseball game Thursday at Hackman Field.
Loyal scored one run in the first and added a pair in the third, fourth, and sixth innings to pull past the Dons (3-3 overall and Cloverbelt East).
Geiger struck out five and walked two and also had three hits at the plate for Loyal (4-4, 4-3 Cloverbelt East).
Kienan McIntee suffered the loss for the Dons, giving up all seven runs in 5 1/3 innings.
Columbus plays at Colby on Friday.
(Hub City Times Sports Reporter Paul Lecker is also the publisher of MarshfieldAreaSports.com.)
Greyhounds 7, Dons 0
Loyal 102 202 0 – 7 8 1
Columbus Catholic 000 000 0 – 0 5 4
WP: Riley Geiger. LP: Kienan McIntee.
SO: Geiger 5; McIntee (5 1/3 inn.) 9, Bailey Keffer (1 2/3 inn.) 2. BB: Geiger 2; McIntee 3, Keffer 0.
Top hitters: L, Geiger 3×4; Brandon Collins 2×4; Jake Waldhart 2B. CC, Matthias Gouin 2×4.
Records: Loyal 4-4, 4-3 Cloverbelt East; Columbus Catholic 3-3 overall and Cloverbelt East.