GOAL IN FINAL MINUTES LIFTS WAUSAU WEST PAST MARSHFIELD GIRLS SOCCER
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.