GOAL IN FINAL MINUTES LIFTS WAUSAU WEST PAST MARSHFIELD GIRLS SOCCER


Marshfield's Abby Ongna pushes the ball up the sideline during the Tigers' girls soccer game against Wausau West on Tuesday at Heiting Community Stadium. (Photo by Paul Lecker/Zaleski Sports)

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MARSHFIELD – Allie Raasch scored with less than two minutes remaining to lift Wausau West to a 2-1 win over Marshfield in a Wisconsin Valley Conference girls soccer game Tuesday at Heiting Community Stadium.


Hayden Burger scored for Marshfield with 3:08 to go in the first half and the lead held for the Tigers until the 52nd minute when the Tigers were called for a foul inside the penalty box.


Raasch stepped up for a penalty kick and slipped a shot in the lower left of the goal to tie the game 11:48 into the second half.


Raasch knocked in the winning goal with 1:25 to go and Marshfield was unable to get a shot off a corner kick in the final minute.


Marshfield outshot West 9-2 and held a corner kick advantage of 6-1. Ava Sainterme saved one shot in goal for the Tigers, and West’s Ayla Christiansen had three.


Marshfield will play at D.C. Everest on Thursday at 7:15 p.m. West’s next game is Thursday at Wausau East at 5 p.m.


Warriors 2, Tigers 1

Wausau West 0 2 - 2

Marshfield 1 0 - 1

First half: 1. M, Hayden Burger, 36:52.

Second half: 2. WW, Allie Raasch (penalty kick), 51:48; 3. WW, Raasch, 78:35.

Saves: WW, Ayla Christiansen 3; M, Ava Sainterme 1.

Records: Wausau West 6-4, 5-4 Wisconsin Valley Conference; Marshfield 9-8-1, 5-5 Wisconsin Valley Conference.

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