Carney Nets Six in High-Scoring Affair at North Greenville

Carney Nets Six in High-Scoring Affair at North Greenville

TIGERVILLE, S.C. --- Junior Dane Carney continued his impressive campaign with a six-goal effort while the Lees-McRae men's lacrosse team fell short in a high-scoring affair, 19-10, to North Greenville Wednesday afternoon in Conference Carolinas play at Pepsi Stadium in Tigerville, S.C.

The Crusaders (4-7, 2-2 CC) used 10 goals and six assists from the duo of Drew Warren and Chris Carpenter. The Bobcats (2-7, 0-3) outshot the opposition in the final three quarter while freshman Cameron Castle (Fort Collins, Colo.) amassed 11 saves in 47:44.

Freshman Alec Molander (Saanichton, British Columbia) put the Bobcats on the board only 27 seconds into the second quarter while Carney (Manchester, England) earned an assist.

With 4:23 left in the second, Tanner Jones (Comox Valley, British Columbia) notched a goal while Molander recorded his first of five assists.

LMC's defense held strong and allowed one goal in third quarter.

Carney netted a hat trick in the frame, all in the final 8:36, while Molander delivered all three assists.

Carney duplicated his success in the fourth with three more goals, including one in a man-up scenario while Jones earned the assist.

Junior Blaine Stottlar paced all players with 13 shots and registered a goal with 42 seconds remaining in the contest.

Senior Dillon Quinn (Greensboro, N.C.) paced the team with six groundballs. Freshman Allan Smith (Honeoye, N.Y.) and senior Nick Meyer (St. Louis, Mo.) scooped two groundballs apiece.

The Bobcats welcome Young Harris Saturday, April 2 at 12 p.m. to Tate Field.

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