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Basketball gets twenty-seven from Rector in win

January 25, 2010Winston-Salem, NC- The Salem College basketball team used a ferocious rally at the start of the second half to defeat Huntingdon College, 70-61, in a Great South game. Kelsey Rector (State Road, NC) scored a team season-high 27 points in the win, including 14-20 from the free-throw line....

January 25, 2010

Winston-Salem, NC- The Salem College basketball team used a ferocious rally at the start of the second half to defeat Huntingdon College, 70-61, in a Great South game. Kelsey Rector (State Road, NC) scored a team season-high 27 points in the win, including 14-20 from the free-throw line. Salem improves to 7-7 overall and 4-4 in conference. Huntingdon drops to 2-14 overall and 1-6 in conference.

Huntingdon controlled the first half of play, and held an 11 point lead with 2:34 left in the half. Huntingdon went into the break with a 38-30 advantage. Rector had 11 points in the half to lead the Spirits.

Salem came out of half on fire, and went on an 18-4 run over the first 9 minutes of the half. Salem held their biggest advantage of the game at 59-48 with 5:40 remaining in the game.

Sarah Smith (Hays, NC) scored 12 points and added 7 rebounds. Michala Michaux (Morganton, NC) had a strong game with 9 assists and 4 steals. Amber Miller (Mebane, NC) had 8 rebounds for the Spirits. Lori Bonds led Huntingdon with 20 points.

The Spirits will hit the road this weekend for GSAC games against Spelman, Georgia Wesleyan, and Agnes Scott. 

SALEM COLLEGE 70, Huntingdon 61

Huntingdon (2-14, 1-6)

Lori Bonds 9-26 2-5 20; Kayla Schuran 4-9 3-3 12; Whitney Toole 4-9 3-4 11;Jessi Andrews 2-8 4-6 9; Devin Douglas 3-8 1-7 7; Ashton Salter 1-5 0-0 2;Maggie Decker 0-4 0-0 0; Ashley Bonner 0-0 0-0 0; Shanita Gauntt 0-1 0-0 0.Totals 23-70 13-25 61.

SALEM COLLEGE (7-7, 4-4 Great South Athletic Conference)

Rector, Kelsey 6-14 14-20 27; Smith, Sarah 4-13 4-6 12; Redman, Lauren 3-5 2-5 9; Wright, Sarah 3-5 0-0 6; Miller, Amber 2-7 0-2 5; Salmons, Rachael2-3 0-0 4; Michaux, Michala 2-6 0-2 4; Denerson, Shamaz 1-3 1-2 3. Totals23-56 20-36 69.HCW........................... 38 23 - 61Salem College................. 30 40 - 70

3-point goals--HCW 2-11 (Jessi Andrews 1-3; Kayla Schuran 1-2; Devin Douglas0-1; Ashton Salter 0-2; Shanita Gauntt 0-1; Lori Bonds 0-2), Salem College3-18 (Redman, Lauren 1-1; Miller, Amber 1-4; Rector, Kelsey 1-6; Michaux,Michala 0-2; Wright, Sarah 0-2; Smith, Sarah 0-3). Fouled out--HCW-AshtonSalter; Jessi Andrews; Kayla Schuran, Salem College-None. Rebounds--HCW 45(Whitney Toole 11; Lori Bonds 11), Salem College 36 (Miller, Amber 8).Assists--HCW 7 (Lori Bonds 3), Salem College 13 (Michaux, Michala 9). Totalfouls--HCW 28, Salem College 21. Technical fouls--HCW-TEAM, SalemCollege-None. A-101 

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