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Basketball comes from behind to defeat Meredith

November 25, 2008 Winston-Salem, NC- The Salem College basketball team fought back from a nine point deficit with 6:54 left in the game to defeat Meredith, 66-56. Salem lost at Meredith last week, but showed a lot of determination to go on a 23-4 run to end the game. Sarah...

November 25, 2008

Winston-Salem, NC- The Salem College basketball team fought back from a nine point deficit with 6:54 left in the game to defeat Meredith, 66-56. Salem lost at Meredith last week, but showed a lot of determination to go on a 23-4 run to end the game. Sarah Smith (Hays, NC) led the team with 19 points on 5-7 from the field. Jessi Watts (Hillsville, VA) scored double-digits for the fifth straight game with 12 points. Salem improves to 2-4, while Meredith drops to 3-3. 

Salem trailed at half 29-27, and would fall as far behind as 11 points with 12:56 remaining in the game. Meredith held a nine point advantage, 52-43, with 6:54 left. Salem went on an 18-2 run over the next 5:04, and held on to win. Joanne Hall (Concord, NC) had a strong night with 13 points, 6 rebounds, and 3 steals. Destiny Harris (Harrisburg, NC) gave Salem a spark off of the bench with 7 points. Kristin Stewart led Meredith in scoring with 16 points.

Salem returns to action this weekend at the Methodist Tournament in Fayetteville, NC.

 

MER vs Salem
11-25-08 7:00 at Salem
At Salem
SALEM 66, MER 56
MER (3-3)
STEWART, Kristin 3-10 10-13 16; RAHN, Megan 4-10 2-2 12; CORNELIUS, Brittany
4-5 0-2 8; KREBER, Courtney 2-7 0-0 6; RAMOS, Erika 2-5 0-0 5; MCALLISTER,
Caitlin 2-5 0-0 4; JOHNSON, Hunter 1-2 2-2 4; CREECH, Lizzie 0-2 1-2 1;
FRANKLIN, Meredith 0-1 0-0 0; WOESSNER, Mary 0-2 0-0 0; TURNER, Whitley 0-2
0-1 0. Totals 18-51 15-22 56.
SALEM (2-4)
Sarah Smith 5-7 6-7 19; Hall, Joanne 4-12 5-6 13; Watts, Jessi 3-11 4-4 12;
Harris, Destiny 3-5 0-1 7; Wilcox, Ashley 1-6 3-4 6; Rector, Kelsey 2-13 0-1
4; Michaux, Michala 1-9 0-0 3; Sauer, Courtney 1-6 0-0 2; Lineberry, Hailie
0-1 0-0 0. Totals 20-71 18-23 66.
MER...........................   29   27  -   56
Salem.........................   27   39  -   66
3-point goals--MER 5-12 (KREBER, Courtney 2-5; RAHN, Megan 2-5; RAMOS, Erika
1-1; FRANKLIN, Meredith 0-1), Salem 8-32 (Sarah Smith 3-3; Watts, Jessi 2-7;
Wilcox, Ashley 1-4; Harris, Destiny 1-2; Michaux, Michala 1-4; Tillman,
Christine 0-1; Sauer, Courtney 0-1; Rector, Kelsey 0-4; Hall, Joanne 0-6).
Fouled out--MER-None, Salem-None. Rebounds--MER 42 (STEWART, Kristin 13),
Salem 29 (Michaux, Michala 7). Assists--MER 11 (KREBER, Courtney 3;
MCALLISTER, Caitlin 3), Salem 8 (Hall, Joanne 3). Total fouls--MER 18, Salem
21. Technical fouls--MER-None, Salem-None. A-102

 

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