For immediate release – 12/30/2015 - #227
Chaney Forbush Scores Career-High 28 as LC Women Defeat NC Wesleyan 77-50
The Hornets broke open a close game midway in the second period. LC led just 24-22 but used a 12-2 run to assume a 36-24 lead at halftime. The Hornets put the game away after intermission with another 12-2 surge to take a 48-26 advantage with 5:37 left in the third quarter. Lynchburg led by as many as 37 in the fourth period.
Forbush made 12-of-18 shots for her game-high point total. Charmaine Hairston posted 14 points and Molly Shephard netted 10 points. Sammi Goldsmith tallied nine rebounds and six assists and Sarah Coon snared eight rebounds to go with four points and four assists.
Jermaiyah Baker netted a team-high eight points for the Battling Bishops (3-6). Timyra Staton had seven points and eight rebounds.
The Hornets (8-2) travel to Meredith College for their last non-conference game of the season Saturday at 2 p.m.