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Basketball cruises to victory at Piedmont Baptist

01-08-09 Winston-Salem, NC- The Salem College basketball team cruised to their most convincing victory of the season at Piedmont Bible College, 91-64. The team is playing in the 21st Piedmont Baptist Basketball Classic. Salem had four players in double-digits. Jessi Watts (Hillsville, VA) led the way with 22 points, including...

01-08-09

Winston-Salem, NC- The Salem College basketball team cruised to their most convincing victory of the season at Piedmont Bible College, 91-64. The team is playing in the 21st Piedmont Baptist Basketball Classic. Salem had four players in double-digits. Jessi Watts (Hillsville, VA) led the way with 22 points, including going 6-9 from behind the three-point line. Salem improves to 5-10, while Piedmont drops to 1-5 on the season.

Salem ran out to a 27-9 lead in the first 7:46, and they never looked back. They would lead at halftime 46-25. Kelsey Rector (State Road, NC) finished with 18 points. Joanne Hall (Concord, NC) had 13 points for the Spirits, and Hailie Lineberry (Woodlawn, VA) finished with 12 points and 7 rebounds. Holly Gammons led Piedmont Baptist with 16 points.

Salem will return to action in the Piedmont Classic as they host Southeastern University at 5:00.

Salem vs Piedmont
1-08-09 5:00 at Piedmont Bible College
At Piedmont Bible College
SALEM 91, PIEDMONT 64
SALEM (5-10)
Watts, Jessi 8-11 0-0 22; Rector, Kelsey 6-11 1-5 18; Hall, Joanne 6-13 0-0
13; Lineberry, Hailie 6-9 0-2 12; Sauer, Courtney 3-5 2-2 8; Sarah Smith 1-8
4-5 6; Michaux, Michala 2-4 0-0 5; Harris, Destiny 1-5 0-0 3; Thibodeaux,
Stephane 1-8 0-0 2; Khadija Layne 1-1 0-0 2. Totals 35-75 7-14 91.
PIEDMONT (1-5)
Holly Gammons 5-15 3-3 16; Laura Denson 5-9 3-4 15; Kirby Hill 5-14 3-6 15;
Erica Buffaloe 5-12 2-2 14; Casey Franklin 1-4 2-3 4; Tasha Richardson 0-0
0-0 0; Courtney Moses 0-4 0-0 0. Totals 21-58 13-18 64.
Salem.........................   46   45  -   91
Piedmont......................   25   39  -   64
3-point goals--Salem 14-29 (Watts, Jessi 6-9; Rector, Kelsey 5-9; Hall,
Joanne 1-3; Harris, Destiny 1-3; Michaux, Michala 1-2; Sarah Smith 0-2;
Sauer, Courtney 0-1), Piedmont 9-29 (Holly Gammons 3-10; Erica Buffaloe 2-6;
Kirby Hill 2-5; Laura Denson 2-6; Courtney Moses 0-1; Casey Franklin 0-1).
Fouled out--Salem-None, Piedmont-None. Rebounds--Salem 38 (Lineberry, Hailie
7), Piedmont 30 (Courtney Moses 8). Assists--Salem 15 (Watts, Jessi 4;
Sauer, Courtney 4), Piedmont 4 (Kirby Hill 2; Holly Gammons 2). Total
fouls--Salem 19, Piedmont 10. Technical fouls--Salem-None, Piedmont-None.

 

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