Dons remain unbeaten in last six games
By Paul Lecker
CHIPPEWA FALLS — The Marshfield Columbus Catholic soccer team saw its five-game winning streak snapped with a 2-2 tie to Chippewa Falls McDonell/Eau Claire Regis on Tuesday in a nonconference game at Casper Park.
The Dons outshot McDonell/Regis 14-7 and held leads at 1-0 and 2-1 but could not hold on for the win. Columbus is now 6-2-1, and McDonell/Regis moves to 4-1-3.
Evan Dieringer scored at the 6:59 mark to give Columbus the early lead before Austin Erickson eid the game for McDonell/Regis with a penalty kick in the 19th minute.
The score remained tied until Nadim Torbey connected for the Dons 8:23 into the second half, and Columbus held onto the one-goal lead for more than 30 minutes, but McDonell/Regis was again able to tie it when John Wampler scored at the 84:52 mark. Neither team was able to muster another goal in the final five minutes.
Kellen Heinzen had five saves in goal for the Dons.
Columbus Catholic hosts Tri-County in a Central Wisconsin Conference game at 5 p.m. Thursday at Griese Park.
(Hub City Times Sports Reporter Paul Lecker is also the publisher of MarshfieldAreaSports.com.)
Dons 2, Macks 2
Columbus Catholic 1 1 – 2
McDonell/Regis 1 1 – 2
First half: 1. CC, Evan Dieringer (Calvin Brown), 6:59; 2. MR, Austin Erickson (PK), 18:42.
Second half: 3. CC, Nadim Torbey (Zach Olson), 53:23; 4. MR, John Wampler (Zach Yengo), 84:52.
Total shots: Columbus Catholic 14; McDonell/Regis 7.
Shots on goal: CC 11; MR 7.
Corner kicks: CC 4; MR 4.
Saves: CC, Kellen Heinzen 5. MR, Scottie Wild 9.
Records: Columbus Catholic 6-2-1; McDonell/Regis 4-1-3.