AMHERST – The Marshfield Columbus Catholic soccer team opened up its 2020 season with a 2-0 shutout win over Amherst on Thursday at Amherst High School.
Kellen Delaney scored at the 13:10 mark of the first half and Grant Olson added a goal with 12½ minutes remaining to finish off the victory.
Wyatt Drexler had 14 saves in goal for the Dons.
Thursday’s game was a nonconference match as the Central Wisconsin Conference rivals will play again in a conference match in Marshfield next Thursday, Sept. 24.
Columbus Catholic will play a nonconference game at Mosinee on Saturday.
Dons 2, Falcons 0 Columbus Catholic 1 1 – 2 Amherst 0 0 – 0 First half: 1. CC, Kellen Delaney (Tyler Linzmeier), 13:10. Second half: 2. CC, Grant Olson (Delaney), 72:27. Total shots: Columbus Catholic 14; Amherst 21. Shots on goal: CC 6; A 11. Corner kicks: CC 5; A 7. Saves: CC, Wyatt Drexler 14; A 4. Records: Columbus Catholic 1-0; Amherst 0-1.