COLUMBUS CATHOLIC PULLS AWAY TO TOP THREE LAKE/PHELPS, CLAIM WIAA DIVISION 3 SOCCER REGIONAL TITLE
MARSHFIELD – Kellen Delaney had a hat trick and Alex Edwards had three assists to lift the Marshfield Columbus Catholic soccer team to a 6-1 rout of Three Lakes/Phelps in a WIAA Division 3 boys soccer regional final Saturday afternoon at Griese Park.
The regional championship is the eighth straight for the Dons, who improve to 8-2.
Delaney scored in eighth and 27th minutes, the first on a penalty kick and the second on an assist from Edwards, to put Columbus Catholic up 2-0.
That lead held until halftime, and Three Lakes/Phelps cut its deficit in half with a goal three minutes into the second half.
From there, it was all Dons.
Grant Olson, Delaney, Edwards and Jadon Nienast scored in an 11-minute span to break it open for the Dons.
Wyatt Drexler had eight saves in goal for Columbus.
Columbus Catholic will host Stevens Point Pacelli (3-5-2) in a sectional semifinal at 4 p.m. Thursday at Griese Park.
Columbus Catholic 6, Three Lakes/Phelps 1 Three Lakes/Phelps 0 1 – 1 Columbus Catholic 2 4 – 6 First half: 1. CC, Kellen Delaney (penalty kick), 7:43; 2. CC, Delaney (Alex Edwards), 26:04. Second half: 3. TLP, No. 14 (no name provided), 47:55; 4. CC, Grant Olson (Edwards), 60:30; 5. CC, Delaney (Edwards), 66:36; 6. CC, Edwards (Olson), 67:59; 7. CC, Jadon Nienast (penalty kick), 71:41. Total shots: TLP 13; CC 27. Shots on goal: TLP 9; CC 17. Corner kicks: TLP 6; CC 4. Saves: CC, Wyatt Drexler 8. Records: Three Lakes/Phelps 3-6-1; Columbus Catholic 8-2.