Royals Lose Late
Fitchett, Roanoke Edge EMU, 88-87
HARRISONBURG — John Fitchett hit a short jumper with 2.4 seconds left, and Eastern Mennonite University turned it over on its last possession as it lost 88-87 to Roanoke in an Old Dominion Athletic Conference men’s basketball game Saturday.
The Maroons improved to 9-9 overall, 3-7 in the ODAC; the Royals fell to 10-9, 5-5.
David Falk led EMU with 22 points, 16 rebounds and three blocks.
Marcel Crump had 18 points, James Williams had 12, and R.J. Sims and Ryan Yates each had 11 for the Royals in a game that had 30 lead changes.
Fitchett finished with eight points for Roanoke, and Daniel Eacho led the Maroons with 24.
W&L Men 75, BC 66: Clay McLean scored 19 points off the bench — making five of five field goals, three of three 3-pointers and six of six free throws —to lead Washington & Lee to a 75-66 victory over Bridgewater College in an Old Dominion Athletic Conference men’s basketball game Saturday in Lexington.
The Generals improved to 6-13 overall, 3-7 in the ODAC; the Eagles fell to 9-9, 4-6.
Aaron Adams scored 18 points to lead BC, and Zach Hunter had 16 against W&L.
The Generals opened the second half on a 12-2 run and made eight of 16 3-pointers for the game.
Guilford Women 72, BC 43: Gabby Oglesby had 21 points and nine rebounds to lead Guilford College to a 72-43 victory over Bridgewater College in an Old Dominion Athletic Conference women’s basketball game Saturday in Greensboro, N.C.
The Quakers improved to 15-4 overall, 7-3 in the ODAC; the Eagles fell to 6-12, 4-7.
Cassidy Burkholder had 13 points for BC, which got out-rebounded 45-28. Guilford went on a 20-2 run to start the second half.
EMU Women 70, Emory & Henry 50: Bianca Ygarza had 17 points to lead Eastern Mennonite University to a 70-50 victory over Emory & Henry in an Old Dominion Athletic Conference women’s basketball game Saturday in Emory.
The Royals — who took over sole possession of first place in the conference — improved to 15-4 overall, 9-4 in the ODAC; the Wasps fell to 4-15, 2-8.
Shakeerah Sykes added 14 points, Steph Rheinheimer had 12 and Jess Rheinheimer had 10 for EMU, which kept Emory & Henry from scoring in the final 3:59 of the game.