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Basketball falls at home to Milligan College

January 05, 2009 Winston-Salem, NC- The Salem College basketball team lost their first game of 2009 to Milligan College, 77-48. Salem was led by Sarah Smith (Hays, NC) with 12 points, and Michala Michaux (Morganton, NC) with 11. The loss drops Salem to 4-10, while Milligan improves to 9-7. Milligan...

January 05, 2009

Winston-Salem, NC- The Salem College basketball team lost their first game of 2009 to Milligan College, 77-48. Salem was led by Sarah Smith (Hays, NC) with 12 points, and Michala Michaux (Morganton, NC) with 11. The loss drops Salem to 4-10, while Milligan improves to 9-7.

Milligan was able to run out to a 17-0 lead in the first 5:01. Salem trailed at half 38-18. The Spirits cut the lead to 19 with 11:08 remaining, but were unable to get any closer. Michaux finished with a double-double as she also had 10 rebounds. Joanne Hall (Concord, NC) finished with 9 rebounds. Jessi Watts (Hillsville, VA) added 8 points for the Spirits. Leah Anderson led Milligan with 24 points, and Heather Mandela added 18 rebounds in the victory.

Salem returns to action this Thursday, Friday, and Saturday in the Piedmont Baptist College Tournament. They will play Piedmont, Southeastern, and Wesley College.  

Milligan vs Salem
1/5/2009 7:00 at Salem
At Salem
MILLIGAN 77, SALEM 48
MILLIGAN (9-7)
Leah Anderson 9-12 0-0 24; Heather Mandela 6-16 3-6 15; Hali Sparks 4-11 2-2
10; Alisha Mainer 4-9 0-0 8; Brit White 2-4 0-0 6; Rose Pezzimenti 1-4 4-4
6; Ashlee Price 1-4 2-2 5; Kara Monk 0-3 2-4 2; Renee Ensor 0-1 1-2 1;
Brittany Kilgore 0-6 0-0 0; Brittney Wooley 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 27-71 14-20
77.
SALEM (4-10)
Sarah Smith 4-11 2-5 12; Michaux, Michala 4-9 1-1 11; Watts, Jessi 3-12 0-0
8; Lineberry, Hailie 2-3 0-1 4; Thibodeaux, Stephane 2-5 0-0 4; Rector,
Kelsey 1-8 0-0 3; Hall, Joanne 1-5 0-0 2; Sauer, Courtney 0-6 2-2 2; Harris,
Destiny 1-6 0-0 2. Totals 18-65 5-9 48.
Milligan......................   38   39  -   77
Salem.........................   18   30  -   48
3-point goals--Milligan 9-25 (Leah Anderson 6-8; Brit White 2-3; Ashlee
Price 1-2; Rose Pezzimenti 0-2; Kara Monk 0-3; Renee Ensor 0-1; Brittany
Kilgore 0-5; Brittney Wooley 0-1), Salem 7-29 (Watts, Jessi 2-8; Michaux,
Michala 2-4; Sarah Smith 2-6; Rector, Kelsey 1-3; Sauer, Courtney 0-4;
Harris, Destiny 0-2; Hall, Joanne 0-2). Fouled out--Milligan-None,
Salem-Watts, Jessi. Rebounds--Milligan 51 (Heather Mandela 18), Salem 35
(Michaux, Michala 10). Assists--Milligan 19 (Hali Sparks 5), Salem 7
(Rector, Kelsey 2). Total fouls--Milligan 13, Salem 19. Technical
fouls--Milligan-None, Salem-None. A-68

 

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