WAUSAU – Marshfield Columbus Catholic finished off an undefeated Central Wisconsin Conference championship with a 6-3 win over Wausau Newman Catholic on Monday at Newman Catholic High School.
Columbus Catholic are now 12-1-1 overall and finish the CWC season a perfect 10-0. Newman Catholic falls to 4-7-1 and 3-3-1 in the conference.
Grant Olson continued his torrid pace with his second-straight four-goal game, and Alex Edwards had a pair of goals and an assist for Columbus Catholic.
Lucas Kreklau had seven saves in goal for the Dons.
Columbus Catholic will play a nonconference game at Chippewa Falls McDonell/Eau Claire Regis on Tuesday to finish the regular season. Newman Catholic plays a conference game at Amherst on Thursday.
Dons 6, Cardinals 3
Columbus Catholic 3 3 - 6
Newman Catholic 1 2 - 3
First half: 1. CC, Grant Olson, 13:26; 2. NC, Zongvikeng Lee, 29:12; 3. CC, Olson (Alex Edwards), 31:44; 4. CC, Edwards (Nathan Nemitz), 38:14.
Second half: 5. CC, Olson, 52:48; 6. CC, Edwards (Olson), 57:01; 7. CC, Olson (Sammy Neville), 70:45; 8. NC, Nicholas Townsend, 72:14; 9. NC, Nolyn Lindner, 76:41.
Total shots: Columbus Catholic 21; Newman Catholic 15.
Shots on goal: CC 13; NC 10.
Corner kicks: CC 6; NC 2.
Saves: CC, Lucas Kreklau 7; NC, Owen Reeaves 7.
Records: Columbus Catholic 12-1-1, 10-0 Central Wisconsin Conference; Newman Catholic 4-7-1, 3-3-1 CWC.