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Basketball loses at home to Greensboro College

December 09, 2008 Winston-Salem, NC- Last year's USA South Basketball Champions, Greensboro College, proved to be too much for Salem College tonight. Greensboro ran out to a 28-10 lead in the first 11 minutes and never looked back, winning the game 86-42. Salem was led in scoring by Joanne Hall...

December 09, 2008

Winston-Salem, NC- Last year's USA South Basketball Champions, Greensboro College, proved to be too much for Salem College tonight. Greensboro ran out to a 28-10 lead in the first 11 minutes and never looked back, winning the game 86-42. Salem was led in scoring by Joanne Hall (Concord, NC) and Sarah Smith (Hays, NC), who each had 8 points. Salem falls to 4-9 with the loss, and Greensboro improves to 4-0.

Salem trailed at halftime, 50-19. A special halftime show was put on tonight by the Hanes-Lowrance Middle School basketball and cheerleading squads. Stephanee Thibodeaux (Jacksonville, NC) provided a spark off of the bench for Salem with 6 points. Greenboro was led by Dione Eccles, who had 25 points and 5 steals. Kim Enoch also had a strong night for Greensboro with 17 points and 14 rebounds.

Salem will get a break for the holidays over the next four weeks. They will return to action in 2009. They host Milligan College on January 5th at 7:00.


Newspaper Box Score
GCW vs Salem
12/09/08 7:00 at Salem
At Salem
GCW 86, SALEM 42
GCW (4-0)
Dione Eccles 7-13 6-8 25; ENOCH, Kim 6-12 5-5 17; THRIFT, Lindsay 3-8 2-4
10; MOTSINGER, Jamie 3-9 3-4 9; WILBORN, Nikki 3-9 2-4 8; FREEMAN, Katie 3-8
0-0 7; BURNETTE, Ashley 1-4 3-4 5; ALLEGRO, Katie 1-3 0-0 2; JOYCE, Jordan
1-4 0-2 2; MINOR, Deroya 0-0 1-2 1; THOMAS, Chelsea 0-3 0-0 0; MAUZE,
Elizabeth 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 28-73 22-33 86.
SALEM (4-9)
Hall, Joanne 4-14 0-0 8; Sarah Smith 2-4 2-2 8; Rector, Kelsey 2-8 1-3 6;
Watts, Jessi 3-8 0-1 6; Thibodeaux, Stephane 2-2 2-2 6; Wilcox, Ashley 1-8
3-4 5; Harris, Destiny 0-9 1-6 1; Sauer, Courtney 0-4 1-2 1; Michaux,
Michala 0-3 1-6 1; Lineberry, Hailie 0-1 0-0 0; Thurlow, Brittany 0-0 0-0 0;
Rice, Jamica 0-2 0-2 0. Totals 14-63 11-28 42.
GCW...........................   50   36  -   86
Salem.........................   19   23  -   42
3-point goals--GCW 8-22 (Dione Eccles 5-7; THRIFT, Lindsay 2-5; FREEMAN,
Katie 1-2; WILBORN, Nikki 0-4; BURNETTE, Ashley 0-1; MOTSINGER, Jamie 0-3),
Salem 3-24 (Sarah Smith 2-3; Rector, Kelsey 1-3; Wilcox, Ashley 0-2; Harris,
Destiny 0-3; Sauer, Courtney 0-2; Michaux, Michala 0-1; Rice, Jamica 0-1;
Watts, Jessi 0-5; Hall, Joanne 0-4). Fouled out--GCW-None, Salem-Michaux,
Michala. Rebounds--GCW 58 (ENOCH, Kim 14), Salem 30 (Hall, Joanne 8).
Assists--GCW 9 (THRIFT, Lindsay 3; FREEMAN, Katie 3), Salem 5 (Sauer,
Courtney 2). Total fouls--GCW 24, Salem 27. Technical fouls--GCW-None,
Salem-None. A-130
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