Men's Basketball

Lees-McRae Falls to Coker, 67-51

Lees-McRae Falls to Coker, 67-51
Box score

HARTSVILLE, S.C. - The Coker College Cobras won 67-51 over the Lees- McRae Bobcats at Timberlake-Lawton Gymnasium Saturday in Conference Carolinas men's basketball action.

The win moves the Cobras to 10-12 overall and 7-9 in the conference, while the Bobcats drop to 3-18 on the year and 2-12 in the conference.

Coker led by one point at the half, 27-26.

The Cobras got into a groove in the second half and scored 40 points, while holding the Bobcats to just 25 to earn the win.

Vatrick Thompson led all scorers with 22 points, while Mason Ambler had 20 points and five rebounds. Joselle Bracy chipped in 10 points for the Cobra and had a game high eight rebounds.

Coker managed to hold all the Bobcats to just single digit scoring, with Daniel Sepokas scoring nine points and Josh Kurtz and Anthony Johnson each scoring eight points. Stephen Haymer was the rebounding leader for Lees-McRae with five rebounds.

Lees-McRae will host Erskine Tuesday for their next game.