Dons held to four hits in road defeat
By Paul Lecker
GILMAN — Gilman scored nine runs in the third inning to pull away and defeat Marshfield Columbus Catholic 12-2 in a Cloverbelt Conference East Division softball game Tuesday.
Gilman led 3-2 before the third-inning explosion. The game ended after five innings due to the 10-run rule.
Gilman is now 9-6 overall and 5-5 in the Cloverbelt East. The Dons fall to 4-10 and 2-9 in the conference.
The Dons host conference champion Spencer on Thursday and Owen-Withee for a doubleheader on Friday to finish off their Cloverbelt East schedule.
Two Columbus pitchers combined for nine walks and three hit-batters in four innings. The Pirates scored their 12 runs off only five hits, including two from Amanda Wisocky.
Maren Seefluth had two hits and an RBI for the Dons.
(Hub City Times Sports Reporter Paul Lecker is also the publisher of MarshfieldAreaSports.com.)
Pirates 12, Dons 2
Columbus Catholic 110 00 – 2 4 2
Gilman 219 1x – 12 5 1
WP: Kasee Burton. LP: Sierra Litwaitis.
SO: Litwaitis (2 1/3 inn.) 1, Ella Schultz (1 2/3 inn.) 2; Burton 7. BB: Litwaitis 6, Schultz 3; Burton 2.
Top hitters: CC, Maren Seefluth 2×3, RBI; Addison Baierl 2B. G, Amanda Wisocky 2×3, RBI; Taylor Hendricks, 2B, 2 runs, 2 RBIs.
Records: Columbus Catholic 4-10, 2-9 Cloverbelt East; Gilman 9-6, 5-5 Cloverbelt East.