COLUMBUS CATHOLIC SOCCER BLANKS WAUSAU NEWMAN


Columbus Catholic's Alex Edwards scored two goals and assisted on another as the Dons shut out Wausau Newman Catholic 4-0 on Thursday at Griese Park. (Photo by Paul Lecker/Zaleski Sports)


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MARSHFIELD – The Marshfield Columbus Catholic soccer team remained unbeaten in the Central Wisconsin Conference after a 4-0 victory over Wausau Newman Catholic on Thursday at Griese Park.


Alex Edwards scored a pair of breakaway goals and assisted on another as the Dons improve to 6-1-1 overall and 4-0 in the CWC.



Columbus Catholic's Brandon Lang drills home a penalty kick during the first half of the Dons' 4-0 win over Wausau Newman Catholic on Thursday at Griese Park. (Photo by Paul Lecker/Zaleski Sports)

Edwards scored off an assist from Cy Becker in the 26th minute and Brandon Lang nailed home a penalty kick in the 31st minute to push the Dons to a 2-0 lead by halftime.


Edwards scored again, on a pass from Mira Torbey, at the 57:58 mark, and assisted on a goal by Charlie Moore nine minutes later to finish off the victory.


Lucas Kreklau made five saves in goal for Columbus Catholic, including three from close range in the second half.


Columbus Catholic will have a week off before playing at Amherst on Thursday, Sept. 23.


Dons 4, Cardinals 0

Newman Catholic 0 0 - 0

Columbus Catholic 2 2 - 4

First half: 1. CC, Alex Edwards (Cy Becker), 25:29; 2. CC, Brandon Lang (penalty kick), 30:31.

Second half: 3. CC, Edwards (Mira Torbey), 57:58; 4. CC, Charlie Moore (Edwards), 66:49.

Total shots: NC 7; CC 15.

Shots on goal: NC 5; CC 12.

Corner kicks: NC 4; CC 6.

Saves: NC 8; CC, Lucas Kreklau 5.

Records: Newman Catholic 2-3, 1-1 Central Wisconsin Conference; Columbus Catholic 6-1-1, 4-0 CWC.

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