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Basketball picks up first win of the season

November 22, 2008 Raleigh, NC- The Salem College basketball team rolled to their first win of the season against Wesleyan College of Georgia, 75-54. Salem sprinted out to a 31-7 lead in the first 12:46, and never looked back. Jessi Watts (Hillsville, VA) had a double-double with a game- high...

November 22, 2008

Raleigh, NC- The Salem College basketball team rolled to their first win of the season against Wesleyan College of Georgia, 75-54. Salem sprinted out to a 31-7 lead in the first 12:46, and never looked back. Jessi Watts (Hillsville, VA) had a double-double with a game- high 16 points and 10 rebounds to lead the Spirits. The victory gave the Spirits third-place in the Jackie Ammons Tournament hosted by Peace. Watts was selected to the All-Tournament team. Salem improves to 1-4, while Wesleyan drops to 1-2.

Salem led the game 45-25 at halftime. Courtney Sauer (Carthage, NC) scored 11 points for Salem, and Michala Michaux (Morganton, NC) added 14. Wesleyan would cut the lead to 12 with 12:45 left, but that was the closest they would get. Watts scored in double-digits for the fourth straight game. Wesleyan was led in scoring by Bre' Solmone with 11 points. 

Salem will host Meredith College on November 25th at 7:00. 

Salem College vs Wesleyan College
11/22/08 1:00 pm at Hermann Student Center (Raleigh, NC)
At Hermann Student Center (Raleigh, NC)
SALEM COLLEGE 75, WESLEYAN COLLEGE 54
SALEM COLLEGE (1-4)
Watts, Jessi 5-9 3-3 16; Michaux, Michala 5-8 2-3 14; Sauer, Courtney 4-11
1-2 11; Rector, Kelsey 3-18 2-2 9; Hall, Joanne 4-10 0-0 9; Sarah Smith 3-8
2-2 8; Lineberry, Hailie 1-3 1-4 3; Wilcox, Ashley 1-10 0-0 3; Thibodeaux,
Stephane 0-1 2-2 2; Thurlow, Brittany 0-0 0-0 0; Rice, Jamica 0-0 0-0 0;
Harris, Destiny 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 26-79 13-18 75.
WESLEYAN COLLEGE (1-1)
Bre' Solmone 5-13 0-0 11; Kassandra Epps 4-16 0-2 9; Kevi Martin 3-10 1-2 7;
Brandy McDowell 1-9 4-8 6; Jazzmine Favors 3-7 0-0 6; Rachel Hornbostel 1-1
3-5 5; Erica Darden 1-5 2-3 4; Amanda Allison 1-7 0-0 2; Erinn Williams 1-11
0-0 2; Shmyra Hopkins 1-5 0-0 2. Totals 21-84 10-20 54.
Salem College.................   45   30  -   75
Wesleyan College..............   25   29  -   54
3-point goals--Salem College 10-37 (Watts, Jessi 3-5; Michaux, Michala 2-4;
Sauer, Courtney 2-6; Wilcox, Ashley 1-8; Rector, Kelsey 1-6; Hall, Joanne
1-5; Harris, Destiny 0-1; Sarah Smith 0-2), Wesleyan College 2-7 (Bre'
Solmone 1-3; Kassandra Epps 1-1; Erica Darden 0-1; Amanda Allison 0-2).
Fouled out--Salem College-None, Wesleyan College-None. Rebounds--Salem
College 59 (Watts, Jessi 10), Wesleyan College 65 (Kevi Martin 10; Bre'
Solmone 10). Assists--Salem College 16 (Watts, Jessi 5), Wesleyan College 6
(Rachel Hornbostel 2; Erinn Williams 2). Total fouls--Salem College 19,
Wesleyan College 20. Technical fouls--Salem College-None, Wesleyan
College-None. A-102

 

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