Columbus Catholic soccer blanks Newman, wins ninth-straight conference game
Dons host second-place McDonell/Regis on Thursday
By Paul Lecker
WAUSAU — The Marshfield Columbus Catholic soccer team held Wausau Newman Catholic without a shot attempt and cruised to a 6-0 win over the Cardinals on Monday in Mid-State Soccer Conference action.
Six different Dons scored in the shutout win as they improve to 15-1 overall and 9-0 in the MSSC. Newman drops to 1-10 and 1-8 in the conference.
Columbus hosts Chippewa Falls McDonell/Eau Claire Regis at 4:30 p.m. Thursday at Griese Park. With a victory, the Dons would clinch at least a share of the Mid-State title.
Nadim Torbey scored 13:03 into the game to put Columbus up early, and Evan Dieringer and Alex Giles added goals to widen the Dons’ lead to 3-0 at halftime.
Noah Hansen, Charles Payant, and Nick Malovrh scored in the second half to double Columbus’ advantage.
Columbus outshot Newman 16-0 on goal.
(Hub City Times Sports Reporter Paul Lecker is also the publisher of MarshfieldAreaSports.com.)
Dons 6, Cardinals 0
Newman Catholic 0 0 – 0
Columbus Catholic 3 3 – 6
First half: 1. CC, Nadim Torbey (Alex Giles), 13:03; 2. CC, Evan Dieringer (Torbey), 32:35; 3. CC, Giles (Calvin Brown), 40:23.
Second half: 4. CC, Noah Hansen (Torbey), 48:19; 5. CC, Charles Payant, 53:36; 6. CC, Nick Malovrh (Hansen), 73:47.
Total shots: Newman 0; Columbus 26.
Shots on goal: Newman 0; Columbus 16.
Corner kicks: Newman 1; Columbus 10.
Records: Newman Catholic 1-10, 1-8 Mid-State Soccer Conference; Columbus Catholic 15-1, 9-0 MSSC.