Jared Fleischmann poured in 28 points and the Marshfield Columbus boys basketball team held off a fourth-quarter rally by Loyal for a 62-61 victory in a Cloverbelt Conference East Division contest Tuesday night.
The Dons led 42-38 after three quarters only to have the Greyhounds force the game to come down to the wore.
Alex Larson added 15 points for Columbus, while Loyal was paced by Mason Froeba and Logan Fulwiler with 22 and 16 points, respectively.
Columbus Catholic (62): Jared Fleischmann 28, Alex Larson 15, Alex Baierl 5, Bryce DeSmet 3, Derrick Green 8, Jacob Puent 3.
Loyal (61): Mason Froeba 22, Logan Fulwiler 16, Alec Anderson 1, Mark Harm 1, Colton Roehl 8, Alex Schuette 10, Andrew Szymanski 3.
Records: 11-4, 8-4 Cloverbelt East; Loyal 4-10, 4-8 Cloverbelt East.
Augusta 62, Spencer 40
AUGUSTA – Jeremiah Cattanach and Bobby Pilz scored eight points apiece, but the Rockets were unable to overcome the Beavers’ 1-2 punch of Joe Whalen and Jaime Sieg in a Cloverbelt Conference East Division loss.
Whalen finished with a game-high 24 points, while Sieg added 19 for Augusta, which jumped out to a 22-13 lead after one quarter an then pulled away in the second half.
“We had a good game all the way through. We pulled away in the third quarter and finished it off in the fourth,” Augusta coach Paul Henrichs said.
Spencer (40): Jeremiah Cattanach 8, Joe Meyers 2, Calvin Lenz 7, Bobby Pilz 8, Miles Weber 2, Cody Esser 6, Spencer Susa 1, Mitchell Susa 6.
Augusta (62): Joe Whalen 24, Jaime Sieg 19, Aaron Herrick 4, Noah Plewa 5, Bradley Grunewald 7, Marshall Mayer 3.
3-pointers: Spencer 5 (Cattanach 2, Pilz 2, M. Susa ), Augusta 5 (Whalen 3, Grunewald 2).
Records: Augusta 15-0, 12-0 Cloverbelt East; Spencer 4-9, 4-8 Cloverbelt East.
Pittsville 50, Stratford 42
PITTSVILLE – Brad Wesely scored 18 points, and Trail Pierce and Sawyer Ladick both added 11 points as the Panthers won the Marawood Conference South Division match.
Greg Belter, Travis Urlaub and Andrew Marcis all scored nine points for the Tigers.
STRATFORD (50): Greg Belter 9, Nolan Bargender 5, Travis Urlaub 9, Austin Strasser 2, Jake Reif 8, Andrew Marcis 9.
PITTSVILLE (42) Sawyer Ladick 11, Gabe Hautala 2, Nathan Dupee 4, Brad Wesely 18, Trail Pierce 11, Brad Brux 4.
Stratford 49, Amherst 18
STRATFORD – RJ Schiller (138), Steve Marquardt (145) and Taylor Krall (152) earned pins for the Tigers, who also won three weights by forfeit in the nonconference dual.
Logan Hermsen (160) and Josh Desotell (182) had pins for the Falcons.
170-Kellen Bornbach (S) def. Anthony Fasula, 3-2. 182-Josh Desotell (A) p. Brice Murray, 3:01. 195-Dondrick TAckes (S) maj. dec. Jamie Docka, 17-4. 220-double foreit. 285: Nick Emery (A) won by forfeit. 106-Anthony Christmas (S) won by forfeit. 113: Anthony Gliniecki (S) won by forfeit. 126-Phil Sersch (S) won by forfeit. 132-Alex Heiden (S) def. James Borgen, 3-0. 138-RJ Schiller (S) p. Nate Werner, 3:50. 145-Steve Marquardt (S) p. Robert Ligman, :21. 152-Taylor Krall (S) p. Wyatt Brooks, 4:58. 160: Logan Hermsen (A) p. Kyle Geibel, 1:05.