Marshfield boys soccer blanks Merrill for first WVC win of season
Urban scores twice for Tigers
By Paul Lecker
MERRILL — The Marshfield boys soccer team grabbed its first Wisconsin Valley Conference victory of the season Thursday night by beating Merrill 5-0.
Marshfield controlled all aspects of the game, outshooting the Bluejays 32-2 overall and 18-1 on goal.
Four different Tigers scored in the win. Isaac Wellens and Alec Giles had goals in the first half, Grant Urban had two goals, and Kyle Tremelling chipped in another in the second half.
Marshfield improves to 2-3 overall and 1-2 in the Wisconsin Valley Conference with the victory. The Tigers will be back in action Saturday at 11 a.m. against Tomah at Griese Park.
(Hub City Times Sports Reporter Paul Lecker is also the publisher of MarshfieldAreaSports.com.)
Tigers 5, Bluejays 0
Marshfield 2 3 – 5
Merrill 0 0 – 0
First half: 1. MAR, Isaac Wellens (Kevin Cassidy); 2. MAR, Alec Giles (Grant Urban).
Second half: 3. MAR, Urban (Josh Gruen); 4. MAR, Kyle Tremelling (Evan Weister); 5. MAR, Urban.
Total shots: Marshfield 32; Merrill 2.
Shots on goal: Marshfield 18; Merrill 1.
Corner kicks: Marshfield 7; Merrill 2.
Saves: MAR, Tommy Olson 1. MER, Mason Gebert 13.
Records: Marshfield 2-3, 1-2 Wisconsin Valley Conference; Merrill 0-6, 0-4 WVC.