Columbus High’s baseball team posted two victories to advance to today’s semifinals of the Heartland Athletic Conference tournament in Lincoln.
In the Discoverers’ first game yesterday against Fremont, they used a five-run sixth inning to win 10-9. Nick Zoucha went 3-for-3 with a home run and three RBI.
In the quarterfinals against Grand Island, Jarrett Bell’s three-run double in the top of fifth helped Columbus to a 7-4 win. Quenton Gustafson stroked an RBI triple and scored two runs in the contest. The Discoverers have won five straight games and are 6-6.
CHS will face Lincoln Southeast at Den Hartog Field today. First pitch is approximately 3 p.m.
In other prep baseball action Tuesday, Central City/Fullerton/Centura downed Crete 18-0 and St. Paul/Palmer got by Twin River 6-5.