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Basketball loses heartbreaker in overtime against Peace

January 20, 2010Winston-Salem, NC-The Salem College basketball team fell in overtime to Peace College 71-69. The game went back and forth throughout the night, before LeAnne Horne hit the game winning shot for Peace with four seconds left. Kelsey Rector (State Road, NC) led Salem with 18 points. Salem falls...

January 20, 2010

Winston-Salem, NC-The Salem College basketball team fell in overtime to Peace College 71-69. The game went back and forth throughout the night, before LeAnne Horne hit the game winning shot for Peace with four seconds left. Kelsey Rector (State Road, NC) led Salem with 18 points. Salem falls to 5-7 with the loss, and Peace improves to 6-7.

Salem held a 9 point advantage at the half. Rector led the Spirits with 9 first-half points. Peace cut into the lead and tied the game at 49 with 9 minutes left. Both teams had chances at the end of regulation that were not converted.

The Spirits took a 69-68 lead with 1:49 left in overtime when Lauren Redman (Lenoir, NC) drained a three. Peace made a free-throw to tie the game, before Horne made the game winning shot.

Redman finished with 15 points and 7 rebounds. Michala Michaux (Morganton, NC) scored 11 points for the Spirits and added 4 steals. Rector added 3 assists and was 9-9 from the foul line. Karissa Herring led Peace with 15 points and 14 rebounds.

Salem returns to action on Friday the 22nd, when they host Georgia Wesleyan in a GSAC game at 7:00.

Peace College 71,SALEM COLLEGE 69

PCW (6-7)HERRING, KARISSA 4-20 7-8 15; MICKEY, BREANNA 5-8 4-4 14; HORNE, LEANNE 6-151-2 13; MINTON, MARGARET 4-9 0-0 10; WEAVIL, EMMA 2-6 3-4 7; BRIDGES, MEGAN2-9 1-4 5; Fuller, Angel 2-5 1-1 5; DAVIS, REBECCA 1-2 0-0 2; DEMA, KATERINA0-0 0-0 0; SLOAN, MIA 0-3 0-0 0; SHERRILL, MEGAN 0-2 0-0 0. Totals 26-7917-23 71.

SALEM COLLEGE (5-7, 2-4)Rector, Kelsey 4-15 9-9 18; Redman, Lauren 4-13 6-6 15; Michaux, Michala 2-75-6 11; Salmons, Rachael 5-13 0-4 10; Smith, Sarah 2-13 5-6 9; Miller, Amber2-7 0-0 6; Denerson, Shamaz 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 19-68 25-31 69.

PCW........................... 25 37 9 - 71Salem College................. 34 28 7 - 693-point goals--PCW 2-12 (MINTON, MARGARET 2-5; MICKEY, BREANNA 0-1; HORNE,LEANNE 0-1; WEAVIL, EMMA 0-2; BRIDGES, MEGAN 0-1; DAVIS, REBECCA 0-1; SLOAN,MIA 0-1), Salem College 6-12 (Michaux, Michala 2-2; Miller, Amber 2-5;Redman, Lauren 1-1; Rector, Kelsey 1-3; Smith, Sarah 0-1). Fouledout--PCW-HERRING, KARISSA, Salem College-None. Rebounds--PCW 59 (HERRING,KARISSA 14), Salem College 28 (Redman, Lauren 7). Assists--PCW 6 (BRIDGES,MEGAN 3), Salem College 12 (Smith, Sarah 3; Rector, Kelsey 3). Totalfouls--PCW 27, Salem College 15. Technical fouls--PCW-None, SalemCollege-None. 

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