Score: Roanoke 14, Lynchburg 9
Location: Lynchburg, Va. (Fox Field)
Records: Roanoke 21-8 (6-5), Lynchburg 13-13 (4-8 ODAC)
Around the Horn
The Hornets pulled out on top in the fifth inning with a 4-2 lead before Roanoke scored nine combined runs in the seventh and eighth innings to defeat Lynchburg 14-9.
- Roanoke put up a triple in the opening inning to bring home a run which was then followed with a sacrifice fly out to left field to bring home another run to make it 2-0
- In the eighth inning, the Maroons drove four more players home to make it 12-6
- With Hylton on third base, sophomore Thomas Powell hit a sacrifice fly ball out to centerfield allowing Hylton to put one more up on the board for a score of 12-9
- To secure the victory, the Maroons put up two more runs in the ninth
The Hornets have a quick turnaround on Thursday with a non-conference matchup against the Averett Cougars, slated for 3 p.m. on Fox Field.