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Basketball suffers first loss of the season in Peace Invitational Championship game

November 21, 2009 Winston-Salem, NC-The Salem College basketball team suffered their first loss of the season against Salisbury University, 61-42. The Spirits met Salisbury in the Peace College Invitational Championship game after Salem defeated Bennett College last night. Shamaz Denerson (Atlanta, GA) led the team with 16 points and 8...

November 21, 2009

Winston-Salem, NC-The Salem College basketball team suffered their first loss of the season against Salisbury University, 61-42. The Spirits met Salisbury in the Peace College Invitational Championship game after Salem defeated Bennett College last night. Shamaz Denerson (Atlanta, GA) led the team with 16 points and 8 rebounds. Sarah Smith (Hays, NC) joined Denerson on the Peace Invitational All-Tournament team. Salem falls to 2-1 with the loss, and Salisbury improved to 2-0. 

The Spirits started out strong, opening up an 11-6 lead in the first 9:30. Salem would hold onto the lead for the rest of the half, and led 25-21 at the break. Denerson led the team with 11 points at half. Salisbury would go on a 30-10 run in the final 12 minutes of the game to take the win.

Michala Michaux (Morganton, NC) had nine points for Salem. Bridget Commodore (Charleston, SC) finished with 6 rebounds for the Spirits. Glen Charlton and Kylie Hall each had 13 points for Salisbury.

Salem returns to action this Tuesday, November 24th when they host Methodist University at 7:00.





            
        
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