WESTON – The Marshfield boys soccer team won for the fifth-straight time and pulled into sole possession of first place in the Wisconsin Valley Conference with a 2-1 win over D.C. Everest on Monday night at D.C. Everest Junior High.
Marshfield is now 5-1 in the Wisconsin Valley Conference and 7-3-1 overall, and holds a three-point lead in the WVC standings having played, and won, one more match than Wausau West. D.C. Everest falls to 4-5-1 and 2-3 in the Valley.
The game was the completion of a suspended game from Sept. 12. Play was resumed with approximately 15 minutes remaining in the first half and D.C. Everest leading 1-0.
The score remained the game until Marshfield struck for a goal to tie the match 10 minutes into the second half as Alejandro Mayagoitia scored.
Kyle Tremelling added a goal on a free kick 10 minutes later for what proved to be the game-winner as the Marshfield defense held Everest scoreless the remainder of the game.
Trevor Cassidy finished with eight saves in goal for the Tigers.
Marshfield will play a nonconference match at Rhinelander on Tuesday.
Tigers 2, Evergreens 1 Marshfield 0 2 – 2 D.C. Everest 1 0 – 1 First half: 1. DC, T.J. Knutson (Diego Sanchez), 15:45. Second half: 2. M, Alejandro Mayagoitia, 55:00; 3. M, Kyle Tremelling (free kick), 65:00. Total shots: Marshfield 13; D.C. Everest 9. Shots on goal: M 8; DC 9. Saves: M, Trevor Cassidy 8; DC, 6. Corner kicks: M 3, DC 1. Records: Marshfield 7-3-1, 5-1 Wisconsin Valley Conference; D.C. Everest 4-5-1, 2-3 Wisconsin Valley Conference.