Marysville’s Max Brennan controls the ball during Thursday’s match against Hilliard Darby. The Monarchs won, 1-0.
(Journal-Tribune photo by Sam Dillon)
The Marysville boys varsity soccer team defeated the Panthers from Hilliard Darby on Thursday night by a score of 1-0.
Senior Matthew Walters tallied the lone goal at the beginning of the second half. The score was assisted by Max Brennan.
Mason Taylor recorded six saves as the Monarchs (10-1-5) posted their 10th shutout of the season on senior night.
MHS dropped the jayvee game, 1-0.
The Monarchs, who are seeded seventh for the Division I tournament, will host the winner of the Watkins Memorial-Chillicothe match next Saturday, Oct. 21.
Marysville’s first tournament game will begin at 7 p.m.
Lady Monarchs fall
Marysville’s girls wrapped up the regular season with a 2-0 loss to Hilliard Darby.
The contest was a physical battle as the Lady Monarchs rose up and contested one of the top teams in the Central District.
MHS (5-6-6) put a score in the net early in the game, but the goal was waved off due to an off-side call.
The Panthers went on top 1-0 after a throw-in cross.
Darby tallied an insurance goal during the final 90 seconds of the game.
“I’m very proud of the girls,” said Marysville coach Nathan Andrews. “I am looking forward to what the tournament has to offer.”
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