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ELIZABETHTOWN COLLEGE MEN'S BASKETBALL
Elizabethtown Wins Second in a Row, Downs Lebanon Valley 67-62
ELIZABETHTOWN, Pa. --- Elizabethtown College won its second game in a row Saturday, defeating Lebanon Valley College 67-62 at home to improve to 8-12 overall and 3-7 in the Commonwealth Conference. Lebanon Valley dropped to 12-9 overall and 4-6 in the conference with the loss.
Elizabethtown trailed Lebanon Valley 37-35 at the half, and Elizabethtown took the lead for good just 1:49 into the second half when a Luke Ledyard (Frederick, MD/Gov. Thomas Johnson) layup gave Etown a 43-42 lead.
Elizabethtown shot 24-for-54 (44.4%) from the field for the game, 15-for-36 (41.7%) in the first half and 9-for-18 (50%) in the second half. Lebanon Valley shot 43.5% (20-for-46) from the field for the game, 11-for-19 (57.9%) in the first half and 9-for-27 (33.3%) in the second half.
Ledyard led Elizabethtown in scoring with 19 points, and he tied for the team lead in rebounds with four. Michael Schatzmann (Paradise, PA/Pequea Valley) scored 11 points and grabbed four rebounds as well.
Jimmy Curran (Allentown, PA/Allentown Central Catholic) led LVC in scoring with 22 points and five assists, and Hunter Brentschneider (Washington Crossing, PA/Council Rock North) scored 11 points. Kyle Enoch (Lancaster, PA/Hempfield) led the Flying Dutchmen in rebounds with nine.
Elizabethtown will return to action at home Wednesday, February 7 against Juniata College in a 7:30 p.m. Commonwealth Conference game.
At Elizabethtown, Pa. - Thompson Gymnasium