Lynchburg Defeats Randolph 5-1 to Advance in the ODAC Tournament

Lynchburg Defeats Randolph 5-1 to Advance in the ODAC Tournament


Lynchburg 5, Randolph 1

Location: Salem, Va. (Moyer Complex)

Records: Lynchburg (28-14), Randolph (24-18)

Around the Horn

Lynchburg Softball kept its season alive evening after they defeated Randolph 5-1 in the Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) Tournament.

Game Breakdown

- In the second inning, senior Kayla St. John scored freshman Sarah Commons on a fielder's choice

- Junior Skylar Dickens would drive home St. John and senior Lauren Smith in the same inning to put the Hornets up 3-0

- Commons hit a sacrifice fly in the third inning to score senior Jessica Murphy, making it a 4-0 lead

- Yet again, Commons would single to centerfield to score freshman Sarah Ridgeway to put Lynchburg up 5-0 in the fifth inning

- The WildCats would add a run in the seventh inning before Lynchburg sealed the 5-1 victory

- Junior Conner English earned the victory after pitching a complete game while striking out seven Randolph batters.

On Deck

The Hornets will play Saturday at 11 a.m. vs. the losers of Randolph-Macon/Roanoke College at 11 am. Please follow for official scheduling information.

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