Wausau East holds off Marshfield boys soccer
Tremelling scores twice for Tigers
By Paul Lecker
MARSHFIELD — Wausau East scored three unanswered goals to take the lead and held on to beat Marshfield 4-2 in a Wisconsin Valley Conference boys soccer game Thursday at Griese Park.
Kyle Tremelling scored 5:16 into the game to give Marshfield an early lead, but East rallied as Isaac Westberg and Sam Petralia scored before halftime, and Max Sorenson had a goal 5:34 into the second half to give the Lumberjacks a 3-1 advantage.
Tremelling scored again four minutes later to cut the Tigers’ deficit, but East added another goal 3½ minutes after that, and the game was scoreless for the final 32 minutes.
Kevin Cassidy assisted on both of Tremelling’s goals for Marshfield (4-11-1, 2-8-1 Wisconsin Valley Conference.
Marshfield finishes its WVC and home schedule Thursday against Wausau West at 4 p.m. at Griese Park. The Tigers play a nonconference game at Onalaska on Saturday to end its regular season and will learn their WIAA playoff matchup later this week. Playoffs begin next week.
(Hub City Times Sports Reporter Paul Lecker is also the publisher of MarshfieldAreaSports.com.)
Lumberjacks 4, Tigers 2
Wausau East 2 2 – 4
Marshfield 1 1 – 2
First half: 1. M, Kyle Tremelling (Kevin Cassidy), 5:16; 2. WE, Isaac Westberg (Max Sorenson), 21:24; 3. WE, Sam Petralia, 33:34.
Second half: 4. WE, Sorenson (Westberg), 50:34; 5. M, Tremelling (Cassidy), 54:36; 6. WE, Tannen Taylor (Sorenson), 58:06.
Total shots: Wausau East 8; Marshfield 12.
Shots on goal: WE 8; M 12.
Corner kicks: WE 4; M 2.
Saves: WE, Kenny Smith 3. M, Tommy Olson 3.
Records: Wausau East 9-9-1, 5-5-1 Wisconsin Valley Conference; Marshfield 4-11-1, 2-8-1 WVC.