JJ Rigsby (26) of Marysville High School fights for the ball as two Hilliard Darby defenders attempt to halt his progress. Rigsby scored a goal to help the Monarchs defeat the Panthers, 3-1. (Journal-Tribune photo by Sam Dillon)
Nick McIntosh, Ryan Walters and JJ Rigsby each scored a goal on Tuesday evening.
As a result, Marysville High School’s boys varsity soccer squad turned back Hilliard Darby, 3-1.
“We had a solid team performance, which allowed us to defeat Darby,” said MHS head coach Terry Smith.
Grant Haif turned away six Darby shot attempts as the Monarchs improved their record to 8-6-0.
The Monarchs will host Hilliard Davidson on Thursday.
Marysville keeper Brielle Young (right) covers the ball to preserve a 1-0 shutout over Hilliard Darby on Tuesday. (Photo submitted)
Lady Monarchs triumphed
Marysville’s girls made it a clean sweep with a 1-0 varsity win at Darby.
Paige Trent tallied an early goal for the Lady Monarchs.
Caitlin Cotner assisted on the play.
Brielle Young posted the shutout in the net for MHS.
It was the first victory for the Lady Monarchs over Darby since the 2013 campaign.
“This was a great win for the girls,” said Marysville coach Nathan Andrews.
The Lady Monarchs (10-2-3) will play at Hilliard Davidson on Thursday.
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