Shakila Springs Leads the Spirits to Victory Against Peace College!
December 6- For the second time this season, the Spirits of Salem College beat Peace College in a women’s non-conference basketball game. The final score was 69-62 in the fast paced Wednesday evening game. The bleachers were full and the atmosphere was exciting as Christmas songs were sung and students participated in a costume contest as well as a 3-point shootout at half-time. The Spirits built a 10 point lead on two occasions only to find Peace clawing back into the game. Lauren Redman scored the final 3 points and stole the ball with 55 seconds to go to help seal the victory for the Spirits.
Shakila Springs (Winston-Salem, NC) scored a game high 17 points and grabbed 11 rebounds. Michala Michaux (Morganton, NC) scored 15 points and Lauren Redman (Lenoir, NC) scored 10 points along with 4 steals for Salem College (3-3).
Christy Freeman led Peace College (4-3) scorers with 12 points.
The Salem College Basketball Team will now travel north to Baltimore, MD and Washington, D.C. to play two games this weekend against College of Notre Dame and Trinity University.