Basketball rolls against Bennett College in Decatur
December 06, 2008
Decatur, GA- The Salem College basketball team cruised to an easy victory today against Bennett College, 76-49. The game was part of the "Smart Women Sweat Tournament," which is hosted by Agnes Scott. The Spirits had four players in double-digits. Sarah Smith (Hays, NC) led the way with a double-double, 15 points and 10 rebounds. Salem improves to 4-7 on the season, while Bennett falls to 0-5.
Salem led 36-21 at halftime, after they jumped out to an early 15-5 lead. Joanne Hall (Concord, NC) had 13 points and 4 rebounds for the Spirits. Kelsey Rector (State Road, NC) and Jessi Watts (Hillsville, VA) each had 10 points, and Watts added 6 rebounds. Courtney Sauer (Carthage, NC) had a strong night with 9 points, 10 rebounds, and 5 assists. Chantal Eldridge led the way for Bennett with 12 points.
Salem returns to action tomorrow as they head to play Spelman College at 4:00.