Colfax’s baseball team picked up its first win of the season on Monday with a 9-6 victory over Eau Claire Immanuel at Carson Park in Eau Claire.

After falling behind 2-1 in the first inning, the Vikings rallied back to take a 4-1 lead in the second and never looked back.

Ethin Kiekhafer recorded singles in his first three at bats and finished the day 3-for-4. Nate Liebfried hit 2-for-4 with two runs and finished his offensive day with a double and the game’s final run - in the sixth inning. Collecting the remainder of Colfax’s nine hits were Michael Hover, Austin Lee, Logan Mittlestadt and Jeremiah Wait.

Three pitchers found their way to the mound for Colfax as Kiekhafer got the win. Kiekhafer struck out two batters, walked five and allowed four hits and six runs in 3-and-a-third innings. Hover pitched three innings, striking out eight, walking two and a giving up on hit. Sawyer DeMoe struke out two batters in two-thirds inning.

Colfax 130 401 0 - 9

EC Immanuel 200 400 0 - 6

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
PLEASE TURN OFF YOUR CAPS LOCK.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.