COLUMBUS CATHOLIC SOCCER TOPS AMHERST IN CONFERENCE OPENER



Mira Torbey dribbles for Columbus Catholic (photo credit: Lucky Shot Media)


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MARSHFIELD – Mira Torbey scored a pair of goals as the Columbus Catholic soccer team posted a 3-1 win over Amherst in the Central Wisconsin Conference opener for both teams on Monday at Griese Park.


Alex Edwards scored at the 11:53 mark, off an assist from Grant Olson, and Torbey had an unassisted goal in the 33rd minutes to give the Dons (3-1 overall) a 2-0 lead at halftime.


Torbey scored again, this time on an assist from Sammy Neville, at the 60:00 mark to make it 3-0.

Amherst’s A.J. Everson scored on a Spencer Cohen assist with 15 seconds remaining for the


Falcons’ only goal.

Columbus Catholic's Charlie Moore drives the ball down the right sideline during the first half of the Dons' 3-1 win over Amherst on Monday at Griese Park. (Photo by Paul Lecker/Zaleski Sports)


Alex Martin had eight saves in goal for Amherst. Columbus Catholic goalie Lucas Kreklau had five saves.



Marshfield Columbus Catholic will play at Northland Lutheran on Thursday at 5 p.m.





Dons 3, Falcons 1

Amherst 0 1 - 1

Columbus Catholic 2 1 - 3

First half: 1. CC, Alex Edwards (Grant Olson), 11:53; 2. CC, Mira Torbey, 32:46.

Second half: 3. CC, Torbey (Sammy Neville), 60:00; 4. A, A.J. Everson (Spencer Cohen), 79:45.

Total shots: Amherst 8; Columbus Catholic 29.

Shots on goal: A 6; CC 11.

Corner kicks: A 3; CC 5.

Records: Amherst 0-1 Central Wisconsin Conference; Columbus Catholic 3-1, 1-0 CWC.





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