HARTSVILLE, S.C. - Lees-McRae's Berin Boracic notched all three goals, as the No. 4 Bobcats defeated the No. 23 Coker Cobras 3-1 on Saturday afternoon in Conference Carolinas men's soccer.
The victory keeps the Bobcats perfect on the year, 7-0 overall and 3-0 in conference, while the loss gives the Cobras their first of the season and drops them to 7-1-1 overall and 2-1 in the conference.
Boracic notched his first goal of the afternoon at the 29-minute mark with a blast from 25-yards. Less than ten minutes later, Boracic struck again, this time he took a shot just inside the penalty area that tipped off a Coker defender past the Cobra keeper James Sweeny Lees-McRae took a 2-0 lead into the half.
Boracic secured the Bobcat victory in the 61st minute with his third goal of the match, another defection off a Cobra defender.
Sean Paradise made three saves in the win for the Bobcats, and Sweeny made three saves in the loss for the Cobras.
Lees-McRae held a slight advantage on shots 12-9.
Boracic has now scored the Bobcats last five goals in two games, and leads the team with eight goals, including three game-winning goals.
Lees-McRae returns to action September 30th when they host Barton at Tate Field.
Pictured: Berin Boracic