Tag Archives: Lauren Johnson

Tuesday soccer results: SPASH, Rapids, Everest win

CWS Sports Desk April 30, 2019 SPASH 7, Wausau West 0 Stevens Point — The SPASH Panthers regained some of their offensive spark and finished the first half of their conference season with a decisive 7-0 shutout of Wausau West on a wet night at the Portage County Youth Soccer complex. Senior Abby Gemza got… Read More »

Everest runs past SPASH, 5-2

By Steve Hill April 23, 2019 Weston — The game didn’t look like it was ever in doubt, but it sure made a defense of SPASH’s Wisconsin Valley Conference soccer championship from last season look much more doubtful. Except for a two-minute span when the Panthers scored a pair of quick goals to pull to… Read More »

WVC Soccer Roundup: Big week in Weston

By Steve Hill April 22, 2019 Wisconsin Rapids picked up its third league win in as many games Monday, leading off a busy week in which the Wisconsin Valley Conference’s largest schools are all scheduled to travel through Weston to try their luck at perennial conference power D.C. Everest. While Rapids and Everest have tough… Read More »

Rapids dumps SPASH, 1-0

By Steve Hill April 16, 2019 Wisconsin Rapids — Soccer scheduling in April may be as off-again, on-again as high school romance, but some things burn hot forever.  So it is with the SPASH-Wisconsin Rapids rivalry. The Red Raiders (3-2-1, 2-0 WVC) got a late first-half score from a surprising source — goalie Miranda Nieman,… Read More »

SPASH opens title defense with 4-1 win over Marshfield

By Steve Hill April 9, 2019 Stevens Point — A veteran-laden SPASH squad started its defense of the Panthers’ 2018 Wisconsin Valley Conference title with a solid 4-1 league win over the Marshfield Tigers Tuesday, but a few newcomers on both sides of the field also got into the act. On a chilly night at… Read More »

WVC Soccer Roundup: Looking good for openers Tuesday

By Steve Hill April 8, 2019 What a difference a year makes. Even with the threat of a major snowstorm this weekend, the Wisconsin Valley Conference girls’ soccer season already has a sunnier outlook, with three conference games getting underway at 7 p.m. Tuesday after the entire first half of the season was cancelled last… Read More »

SPASH girls soccer rips Waupaca

CWS Sports Desk April 2, 2019 Waupaca– The SPASH girls soccer team had no trouble dealing with Waupaca on Tuesday night as they cruised to a 9-0 victory. The Panthers got two goals from Zoe Sell, while Lauren Johnson had two goals and one assist.  Abby Gemza scored a goal and had an assist.  Brynn Beversdorf… Read More »

WVC Soccer Roundup: Competitive climate unchanged as 2019 girls’ season opens

By Steve Hill April 2, 2019 After last year’s bizarre weather cancelled the first half of the league season, girls’ soccer gets underway in 2019 with hopes for different environmental circumstances, but expectations of exciting play in a Wisconsin Valley Conference race with teams returning most of their firepower. “The first thing is we’re expecting… Read More »

CWS Soccer Roundup: WVC teams eliminated, but look forward to big things

By Steve Hill June 8, 2018 A snow-shortened girls soccer season that took forever to arrive ended for the Wisconsin Valley Conference’s final two teams in action Thursday, but the future looks bright for a conference full of young stars and solid coaching. SPASH’s surprising WVC championship year ended on a sour note Thursday, with… Read More »

SPASH heads up youthful All-WVC girls soccer team

CWS Sports Desk June 3, 2018 Four SPASH juniors and high-scoring sophomores Maddie Simpson of D.C. Everest and Nina Hashimoto of Marshfield highlight the youngest All-Wisconsin Valley Conference girls soccer first team in the last half-decade. Abby Gemza, Lauren Johnson, Madisyn Rogan and Julia Moder helped lead SPASH to its first outright conference title since… Read More »

SPASH takes regional soccer title on penalty shootout

By Steve Hill June 2, 2018 Weston — The third time isn’t always a charm. In some cases, it’s proof. The road to girls soccer titles in Central Wisconsin runs though Weston, and the SPASH Panthers showed it is a route they’re not afraid to take, downing the D.C. Everest Evergreens 5-4 on a penalty… Read More »