Columbus Catholic soccer beats McDonell/Regis, clinches share of conference title
Dons improve to 16-1 overall
By Paul Lecker
MARSHFIELD — Marshfield Columbus Catholic scored twice in the first 11½ minutes and went on to shut out Chippewa Falls McDonell/Eau Claire Regis 4-0 in a Mid-State Soccer Conference game Thursday at Griese Park.
The win clinches a tie for the conference title for Columbus Catholic, which is now 16-1 overall and 10-0 in the MSSC with two games remaining: Friday at home against Wisconsin Valley Lutheran and next Thursday at Tri-County.
Nick Malovrh scored 4:36 into the game, and Nadim Torbey added another goal for the Dons seven minutes later to give them a 2-0 lead at halftime.
Torbey added another score 8:08 into the second half, and Ryan Dieringer netted Columbus’ final goal with 1:20 remaining in the game.
(Hub City Times Sports Reporter Paul Lecker is also the publisher of MarshfieldAreaSports.com.)
Columbus 4, McDonell/Regis 0
McDonell/Regis 0 0 – 0
Columbus Catholic 2 2 – 4
First half: 1. CC, Nick Malovrh, 4:36; 2. CC, Nadim Torbey (Charles Payant), 11:32.
Second half: 3. CC, Torbey (Ryan Dieringer), 53:08; 4. CC, R. Dieringer, 88:40.
Total shots: MR 4; CC 32.
Shots on goal: MR 0; CC 14.
Corner kicks: MR 2; CC 4.
Records: McDonell/Regis 5-6, 5-2 Mid-State Soccer Conference; Columbus Catholic 16-1, 10-0 MSSC.