Columbus Catholic soccer whips Tri-County, finishes off unbeaten conference season
Payant scores twice for Dons
By Paul Lecker
PLAINFIELD — Marshfield Columbus Catholic finished off an undefeated season in the Mid-State Soccer Conference with a dominating 8-0 victory over Tri-County on Thursday.
The Dons outshot Tri-County 28-1 overall and 20-0 on goal en route to the win.
Columbus finishes its regular-season schedule with an 18-2 record overall and a perfect 12-0 mark in the Mid-State Soccer Conference.
Charles Payant scored twice in the first half, and Kellen Heinzen, Tyler Fuerlinger, Zoe Stratman, and Matt Olsen also had goals to put the Dons up 6-0 at halftime.
Bailey Keffer and Jose Martin added goals in the second half for Columbus.
The Dons will open the WIAA playoffs by hosting a Division 4 regional semifinal on Oct. 20 at Griese Park.
(Hub City Times Sports Reporter Paul Lecker is also the publisher of MarshfieldAreaSports.com.)
Dons 8, Penguins 0
Columbus Catholic 6 2 – 8
Tri-County 0 0 – 0
First half: 1. CC, Charles Payant, 0:41; 2. CC, Kellen Heinzen (Calvin Brown), 9:19; 3. CC, Tyler Fuerlinger, 14:30; 4. CC, Payant, 23:53; 5. CC, Zoe Stratford, 41:16; 6. CC, Matt Olsen (Tom Nystrom), 44:40.
Second half: 7. CC, Bailey Keffer (Ella Schultz), 58:00; 8. CC, Jose Martin (Olsen), 74:35.
Total shots: CC 28; TC 1.
Shots on goal: CC 20; TC 0.
Corner kicks: CC 9; TC 1.
Records: Columbus Catholic 18-2, 12-0 Mid-State Soccer Conference; Tri-County 0-12, 0-10 MSSC.