KRONENWETTER – Alex Edwards had a pair of goals and Wyatt Drexler made eight saves, including one on a penalty kick, to lift the Marshfield Columbus Catholic soccer team to a 4-1 nonconference win over Northland Lutheran on Saturday afternoon at Northland Lutheran High School.
Alex Edwards and Kellen Delaney scored goals in the first half to help the Dons build a quick 2-0 lead.
After Devin Pahl scored for Northland Lutheran (2-2), Drexler saved a shot on a penalty kick that would have tied the game and Columbus Catholic held on to its one-goal lead going into halftime.
The Dons created some breathing room when Edwards scored on an assist from Delaney in the 59th minute, and Grant Olson added a goal in the final minute to provide the final score.
Columbus Catholic improves to 7-2 and will host Wausau Newman Catholic on Monday at 4:30 p.m. at Griese Park.
Dons 4, Wildcats 1 Columbus Catholic 2 2 – 4 Northland Lutheran 1 0 – 1 First half: 1. CC, Alex Edwards (Kellen Delaney), 17:41; 2. CC, Delaney (Charlie Moore), 26:45; 3. NL, Devin Pahl, 27:55. Second half: 4. CC, Edwards (Delaney), 58:57; 5. CC, Grant Olson (Edwards), 89:13. Total shots: Columbus Catholic 25; Northland Lutheran 15. Shots on goal: CC 21; NL 9. Corner kicks: CC 5; NL 8. Saves: CC, Wyatt Drexler 8; NL not reported. Records: Columbus Catholic 7-2; Northland Lutheran 2-2.