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Jones Sisters Score Early for R-MC Women's Lacrosse in 19-2 Win at Randolph

Lexi Jones running with the ball
Lexi Jones

LYNCHBURG, Va. - Three-quarters of the Jones quadruplets scored early as the Randolph-Macon women's lacrosse team posted a 19-2 ODAC victory at Randolph on Wednesday evening.

The Yellow Jackets (10-6, 7-1 ODAC) extended their win streak to seven. The Wildcats fell to 3-12 overall, 0-7 in conference play.

R-MC tallied the first seven goals of the game. Junior Hannah Jones (Chestertown, Md./Kent County) had the first two scores and also the seventh goal. Senior Alicia Hsieh (Ellicott City, Md./Centennial) had a pair of goals sandwiched around scores by Hannah's sisters Rachel and Lexi, as the Yellow Jackets led 7-0 with 21:52 left in the first half. After a Randolph goal, R-MC recorded five straight scores: freshman Kaylyn Hewes (Linthicum, Md./North County), senior Alex Lightfoot (Fairfax, Va./WT Woodson), Lexi Jones, sophomore Mary Castle (Annapolis, Md./Annapolis) and Hsieh. The Yellow Jackets were up 12-1 nearing the midway point of the first period. Following the second Wildcat goal, sophomore Julia Bain (Nokesville, Va./Patriot) and freshman Bella Samper (Spring, Texas/Klein Oak) scored to give R-MC a 14-2 advantage at halftime.

Bain, Hsieh, Lexi Jones, Hewes and Lightfoot all scored in the second half as the R-MC defense blanked Randolph in the second stanza, giving the Yellow Jackets a 19-2 victory.

Hsieh led R-MC with four goals, while Hannah and Lexi Jones both netted three goals. Lightfoot had two goals and three assists.

Hsieh topped the team with four draw controls. Senior Jess Boileau (Bowie, Md./Elizabeth Seton) led the Yellow Jackets with three ground balls. Boileau and Lexi Jones both registered a pair of caused turnovers.

Randolph-Macon has concluded its regular season. The Yellow Jackets will be the No. 2 seed and receive a bye in the quarterfinals of the ODAC Tournament. R-MC will play its semifinal game on Saturday, May 5 in Lexington, Va.