Last-minute touchdown earns Marshfield VFA title

first_imgMarshfield’s Matt Donovan looks down the field as he returns the opening kick off ball during the Oct. 11 game against D.C. Everest. Hub City Times staff photo.By Hub City Times staffMARSHFIELD – A 20-19 win against D.C. Everest, on Oct. 11 at Heiting Community Stadium, earned Marshfield another title in the Valley Football Association West.Everest got on the board first, with an 85-yard touchdown run and an extra point in the first quarter, to begin a lead Everest maintained until the final minute of the game.The Evergreens earned nine more points in the second quarter, before Marshfield got on the board with a Joey Goettl touchdown run and a Kyle Tremelling kick, putting the score at 16-7 to end the first half.A field goal by Everest produced the only points, by either team, in the third quarter, with the Evergreens maintaining its lead at 19-7.Marshfield was determined to stay alive in the VFA contest and began their push early in the fourth quarter with Goettl securing another touchdown run, secured with a Tremelling extra point.At 19-14, Marshfield still trailed as the final minute started ticking down, but a Goettl pass to Simon Slade pulled Marshfield ahead, squeaking out a 20-19 win.With the win, Marshfield finishes 5-3 in the VFA, earning a place in the playoffs.The Tigers end their regular season play on Oct. 18 against Sparta at Heiting Community Stadium.last_img

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