Zubler aids Grace Prep in victory

Alex Zubler scored a hat trick in the second half on Friday to help Grace Prep erase a 1-0 first-half deficit en route to a 3-1 boys’ soccer win over Columbia County Christian on Friday.

Columbia County grabbed a 1-0 lead at the break on a goal from Christian Bollinger in the 17th minute, while Zubler showed up early in the second half with his first goal in the 48th minute. Columbia County regained the lead eight minutes later on a goal from David Hutchison before Zubler struck again to tie the game at 2-2 in the 63rd minute on an assist from Luke Snider.

Zubler then recorded the game-winner in the 80th minute, taking in the rebound off David Weaver’s corner kick.

Jeremy Thompson made five saves in the net for Grace Prep (1-0-1).