Salem Continues On Their Winning Streak!
January 25- The Spirits of Salem College traveled to Rocky Mount, NC to play in a non-conference women’s basketball game against the North Carolina Wesleyan College Bishops. The Spirits started the game slow as turnovers hindered their high-scoring offense. After shooting 33% in the first half, Salem found themselves behind by 5 points, 31-26. In the second half, the Spirits tighten down on the Bishop offense, allowing them only 5 baskets while Salem shot over 50%. The Spirits pulled away with a 68-50 win to raise their record to 7-6, including four straight victories.
Shakila Springs (Winston-Salem, NC) had a team high 13 points and 15 rebounds. Both Alex Ervin and Michala Michaux of Morganton, NC scored 12 points.
The Bishops (4-10) were led by Lawanda Scott (14 points) and April Wilson (11 points).
Salem College returns to action on Sunday, Jan. 28 as they travel to Roanoke, Virginia to play Hollins University in a non-conference game.