Fast start lifts Wisconsin Rapids past Marshfield boys soccer
Tigers lose eighth straight
By Paul Lecker
WISCONSIN RAPIDS — Jack Kiiskila scored four times in the first 23 minutes to lead Wisconsin Rapids to a 6-2 victory over Marshfield in a Wisconsin Valley Conference boys soccer match Thursday at Washington Elementary.
Kiiskila scored at the 8:13, 13:58, 20:05, and 22:55 marks to push Rapids to a big early advantage.
Marshfield is now 3-10 overall and 1-7 in Wisconsin Valley Conference play after losing its eighth game in a row. Rapids remains unbeaten in Valley play, improving to 6-0-3 (8-2-3 overall).
Joseph Ter Maat and Andrew Metcalf added goals later in the first half to put the Raiders ahead 6-0 by halftime.
Grant Urban and Alex Giles scored late for the Tigers’ two scores.
Marshfield hosts Merrill on Tuesday.
(Hub City Times Sports Reporter Paul Lecker is also the publisher of MarshfieldAreaSports.com.)
Raiders 6, Tigers 2
Marshfield 0 2 – 2
Wisconsin Rapids 6 0 – 6
First half: 1. WR, Jack Kiiskila (penalty kick), 8:13; 2. WR, Kiiskila (Andrew Metcalf), 13:58; 3. WR, Kiiskila, 20:05; 4. WR, Kiiskila (PK), 22:55; 5. WR, Joseph Ter Maat (Kiiskila), 37:42; 6. WR, Metcalf (Nick Willard), 39:59.
Second half: 7. M, Grant Urban (Spencer Frey), 63:00; 8. M, Alex Giles, 77:27.
Total shots: Marshfield 9; Wisconsin Rapids 19.
Shots on goal: M 6; WR 13.
Saves: M, Tommy Olson 3, Austin Mannigel 4. WR, Carson Crotteau 4.
Records: Marshfield 3-10, 1-7 Wisconsin Valley Conference; Wisconsin Rapids 8-2-3, 6-0-3 WVC.