October 17, 2009

Guffens Gives No. 1 Bobcats, 3-0 Win

Box score

MOUNT OLIVE, N.C. - Richard Guffens scored two goals as the No. 1 Lees-McRae remained unbeaten with a 3-0 win over the Mount Olive College Trojans Saturday night at Amon Field.

Lees-McRae (12-0-0, 8-0-0) got on the scoreboard in the 14th minute when Jamie Price crossed the ball into the box from the right corner to Richard Guffens, who one-timed the ball to give the Bobcats a 1-0 lead. Mount Olive stayed within a goal until the 41st minute when Berin Boracic juggled the ball on the left sideline, then crossed to Guffens, who scored his second goal of the match and put Lees-McRae up 2-0 at halftime.

Mount Olive was outshot only 6-4 in the first half, but Lees-McRae outshot the Trojans 12-2 in the second half.

Lees-McRae capped the scoring in the 68th minute when Luke Perry played a service into the box to Jamie Bladen, who was open for a 10-yard shot inside the left post.

Sean Paradise had two saves for Lees-McRae.

Lees-McRae travels to Anderson Tuesday at 6 p.m. for a Conference Carolinas contest.