Columbus Catholic boys basketball on fire in win over University School of Milwaukee
By Paul Lecker
WISCONSIN RAPIDS – The Marshfield Columbus Catholic boys basketball team came out flying in its season-opener Friday night at the annual Cranberry Classic, hitting the century mark in a 101-85 victory over University School of Milwaukee at Assumption High School.
Hunter Schultz scored 37 points and Evan Nikolai added 26 for the Dons, who led 50-36 at halftime and continued the torrid pace with 51 second-half points.
Nick Malovrh chipped in 15 points and Tyler Fuerlinger had 12 as four Dons finished in double figures.
Columbus Catholic will play Assumption at 8 p.m. Saturday.
(Hub City Times Sports Reporter Paul Lecker is also the publisher of MarshfieldAreaSports.com)
Dons 101, Wildcats 85
University School of Milwaukee 36 49 – 85
Columbus Catholic 50 51 – 101
UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF MILWAUKEE (85): Shannon Jones 10, David Hutton 3, Amer Mohiuddin 4, Tim Schwieters 5, Nate Engel 3, Vinay Jain 0, Will Koch 14, Cole Stephany 3, Walter Taylor 18, Mike Wilson 19, Justice Kelly 6. Record: 0-1.
COLUMBUS CATHOLIC (101): Billy Young 4, Matthias Gouin 7, Evan Nikolai 26, Hunter Schultz 37, Nick Malovhr 15, Tyler Fuerlinger 12, Charles Payant 0. Record: 1-0.