Marshall traveled to Coldwater tonight and beat the host Cardinals by a 3-0 score to claim their 4th consecutive I-8 Title.
Marshall got two goals from Josh Pugh, the first assisted by Anthony Dent and the second assisted by Carson Tucker to take a 2-0 lead into halftime. In the 2nd half, Josh Pugh completed his hat trick by converting a penalty kick after he was fouled in the box. The goal gave Marshall a 3-0 lead that would end up being the final score.
Marshall defended excellently in front of goalkeepers Carter Wheeler and Nate Turner as they each played a half to split the shutout. It is their 5th combined shutout of the season.
The win moves Marshall to 6-0-0 in the I-8 Conference and crowns them as I-8 Champs with a game to go in league play. Marshall also moves to 8-1-0 on the season and the win extends their win streak to 8 games.
Marshall returns to action on Thursday as they travel to Pennfield for their final I-8 Conference game of the year. Kickoff is scheduled for 5:30pm at Pennfield High School.