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Spirits fight hard in loss to Emory & Henry

February 3, 2009 Winston-Salem, NC- With a depleted roster of six players, the Salem College basketball team played their gutsiest game of the season in a loss to Emory Henry College, 83-74. The Spirits had four players score double-digit points. Salem fell to 5-17 with the loss, while Emory Henry...

February 3, 2009

Winston-Salem, NC- With a depleted roster of six players, the Salem College basketball team played their gutsiest game of the season in a loss to Emory & Henry College, 83-74. The Spirits had four players score double-digit points. Salem fell to 5-17 with the loss, while Emory & Henry improved to 6-12.

Kelsey Rector (State Road, NC) led the way with 22 points for Salem, and Jessi Watts (Hillsville, VA) added 21 points. Michala Michaux (Morganton, NC) finished with 13 points and 13 rebounds.

Salem led in the first-half by as many as 11 points, 19-8. The Spirits went into the locker room at halftime with a 46-41 advantage. Watts had 13 points at half to lead the Spirits. Destiny Harris (Harrisburg, NC) added 12 points for Salem.

The game was tied at 56 with 11:07 to play, before tired legs and foul trouble wore down the Spirits. The Wasps went on a 21-10 run over the next 8:59, and were able to hold off Salem in the final two minutes.

Rector led Salem with 5 assists and 4 steals. Stephanee Thibodeaux (Jacksonville, NC) brought down 8 rebounds for the Spirits. Khadija Layne (Dorcester, MA) came off the bench to give the Spirits valuable minutes and 2 points. Alex Lyons led the Wasps with 21 points.

Salem will host Bennett College on February 6th at 7:00.

EMORY AND HENRY 83, SALEM 74
EMORY AND HENRY (5-13)
Alex Lyons 9-20 2-7 21; Tuesdee Woods 4-6 3-5 11; Christina Howard 4-5 0-0
11; Ashton Kaylor 4-6 2-5 10; Kayla Blackstock 3-9 0-0 9; Baylie Snyder 3-5
1-1 8; Brittany Rogers 1-3 2-2 5; Sarah Petty 1-5 1-2 4; Faith Walker 2-3
0-0 4; Samantha Horner 0-2 0-0 0; Shelli McDavid 0-0 0-0 0; Samantha Shepard
0-0 0-0 0; Shirleka Martin 0-0 0-0 0; Emily Porter 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 31-65
11-22 83.
SALEM (5-17)
Rector, Kelsey 6-16 9-13 22; Watts, Jessi 8-18 1-2 21; Michaux, Michala 4-9
4-6 13; Harris, Destiny 4-18 1-4 12; Thibodeaux, Stephane 2-9 0-4 4; Khadija
Layne 1-5 0-0 2. Totals 25-75 15-29 74.
Emory and Henry...............   41   42  -   83
Salem.........................   46   28  -   74
3-point goals--Emory and Henry 10-25 (Kayla Blackstock 3-9; Christina Howard
3-4; Alex Lyons 1-3; Sarah Petty 1-3; Baylie Snyder 1-1; Brittany Rogers
1-3; Samantha Horner 0-1; Ashton Kaylor 0-1), Salem 9-28 (Watts, Jessi 4-9;
Harris, Destiny 3-10; Michaux, Michala 1-2; Rector, Kelsey 1-7). Fouled
out--Emory and Henry-None, Salem-Michaux, Michala; Harris, Destiny.
Rebounds--Emory and Henry 49 (Ashton Kaylor 12), Salem 42 (Michaux, Michala
13). Assists--Emory and Henry 6 (Sarah Petty 3), Salem 9 (Rector, Kelsey 5).
Total fouls--Emory and Henry 21, Salem 21. Technical fouls--Emory and
Henry-None, Salem-None.

 

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