Rockets win eighth game in a row
By Paul Lecker
SPENCER — Bobby Pilz allowed just three hits in six innings to earn the victory as Spencer topped Marshfield Columbus Catholic 8-2 in a Cloverbelt Conference East Division baseball game Thursday at Spencer High School.
Pilz struck out eight and walked one, allowing two unearned runs to grab the win.
Mitch Susa was 3-for-4 with a triple and an RBI, Jonny Tomke added two hits and an RBI, and Ryan Busse had two hits and one RBI for Spencer, which won for the eighth time in a row.
Kienan McIntee suffered the loss to Columbus (4-6 overall and Cloverbelt East), striking out eight and walking three.
Spencer hosts Granton on Friday while Columbus Catholic plays at home against Neillsville. Both games start at 5 p.m.
(Hub City Times Sports Reporter Paul Lecker is also the publisher of MarshfieldAreaSports.com.)
Rockets 8, Dons 2
Columbus Catholic 010 001 0 – 2 3 4
Spencer 202 031 x – 8 10 3
WP: Bobby Pilz. LP: Kienan McIntee.
SO: McIntee 8; Pilz 8. BB: McIntee 3; Pilz 1.
Top hitters: S, Mitch Susa 3×4, 3B, RBI; Jonny Tomke 2×4, 2 RBIs; Ryan Busse 2×3, RBI.
Records: Spencer 12-2, 8-1 Cloverbelt East; Columbus Catholic 4-6 overall and Cloverbelt East.