Marshfield boys soccer shuts out Merrill
Tigers snap eight-game losing streak
By Paul Lecker
MARSHFIELD — Marshfield held Merrill to just one shot on goal in a dominant Wisconsin Valley Conference boys soccer performance, winning 6-0 on Tuesday at Griese Park.
The Tigers scored four times in the first 28 minutes as they rolled to the home victory, snapping an eight-game losing streak.
Alex Giles, Elijah Hubler-Marti, Blaine Neinast, and Kevin Cassidy each scored in the first half, and Evan Weister and Hubler-Marti added scores in the second half for Marshfield. Kyle Tremelling picked up two assists, and Giles had another.
Marshfield outshot Merrill 19-1 overall and 12-1 on goal.
The Tigers are now 4-10 overall and 2-7 in the WVC. Marshfield’s next game is Thursday at D.C. Everest.
(Hub City Times Sports Reporter Paul Lecker is also the publisher of MarshfieldAreaSports.com.)
Tigers 6, Bluejays 0
Merrill 0 0 – 0
Marshfield 4 2 – 6
First half: 1. MAR, Alex Giles (Kyle Tremelling), 6:18; 2. MAR, Elijah Hubler-Marti (Giles), 13:50; 3. MAR, Blaine Neinast, 16:00; 4. MAR, Kevin Cassidy (Tremelling), 27:56.
Second half: 5. MAR, Evan Weister, 46:35; 6. MAR, Hubler-Marti, 89:08.
Total shots: Marshfield 19; Merrill 1.
Shots on goal: Marshfield 12; Merrill 1.
Corner kicks: Marshfield 4; Merrill 1.
Saves: MAR, Tommy Olson 0, Austin Mannigel 1. MER, Mason Gebert 6.
Records: Marshfield 4-10, 2-7 Wisconsin Valley Conference; Merrill 0-14, 0-9 WVC.