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Lynchburg Beats Randolph in City Showdown 78-66 - abc27 WHTM

Lynchburg Beats Randolph in City Showdown 78-66

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Lynchburg - Lynchburg won for the eighth time in its last 10 games, holding off a strong challenge from Randolph to beat the WildCats 78-66 Wednesday night at Randolph.

Lynchburg improves to 12-and-4 on the season, 5-and-2 in the ODAC while Randolph drops to 9-and-7, 3-and-4 in the ODAC.

The Hornets led by just two at the half but ran their margin to 48-40 before Randolph stormed back with seven straight points to pull within one.

But Lynchburg was able to build a double-digits lead and come away with the victory. Freshman Zack  Burnett led the Hornets with 18, Lyndon White and Daniel Rowe adding 13 apiece.

Randolph's Mike Ehilegbu led all scorers with 22 and pulled down a team-best six rebounds.

Lynchburg hits the road to Bridgewater Saturday while Randolph plays host to Hampden-Sydney.

 

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