Marshfield boys soccer ties Wisconsin Rapids in regular-season finale
By Paul Lecker
MARSHFIELD – The Marshfield boys soccer team wrapped up its regular-season schedule with its second-straight tie, a 1-1 draw with Wisconsin Rapids on Thursday at Griese Park.
The Tigers finish the regular season with a 10-7-4 record and a 5-4-3 mark in the Wisconsin Valley Conference. Wisconsin Rapids finishes 6-6-4 and 3-5-4 in the Valley.
Nick Reber scored for Rapids 2:33 into the game and the Raiders led for more than 80 minutes until Marshfield finally tied it late.
Alex Sainterme scored for the Tigers with 3:32 remaining in the game and it ended in a 1-1 draw.
Trevyn Tham had five saves in goal for Marshfield.
The Tigers open WIAA playoff action against Rhinelander in a Division 2 regional semifinal at 4 p.m. Tuesday at Griese Park.
Tigers 1, Raiders 1
Wisconsin Rapids 1 0 – 1
Marshfield 0 1 – 1
First half: 1. WR, Nick Reber (Noah Gust), 2:33.
Second half: 2. M, Alex Sainterme, 86:28.
Saves: WR, Wes Plowman 8; M, Trevyn Tham 5.
Records: Wisconsin Rapids 6-6-4, 3-5-4 Wisconsin Valley Conference; Marshfield 10-7-4, 5-4-3 WVC.
(Hub City Times Sports Reporter Paul Lecker is also the publisher of MarshfieldAreaSports.com).