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Strong 2nd half by basketball not enough in loss to Huntingdon

The Salem College basketball team played a strong second half in a Great South game, but it was not enough to overcome an early lead by Huntingdon in a 83-61 loss. Amber Miller (Mebane, NC) led the Spirits with 21 points and 8 rebounds. Salem falls to 2-16 overall and 0-13 in conference, and Huntingdon improves to 14-8 overall.

February 12, 2012

ambershoortsWinston-Salem, NC-The Salem College basketball team played a strong second half in a Great South game, but it was not enough to overcome an early lead by Huntingdon in a 83-61 loss. Amber Miller (Mebane, NC) led the Spirits with 21 points and 8 rebounds. Salem falls to 2-16 overall and 0-13 in conference, and Huntingdon improves to 14-8 overall.

The Hawks jumped out to a 27-7 lead in the first 10 minutes. For the rest of the game, Salem held their own. Huntingdon had a 52-27 advantage at the break.

Salem picked up their intensity in the second half, and kept the Hawks lead in the twenties for the remainder of the game. Racheal Salmons (Yadkinville, NC) added 12 points for the Spirits.

Salem returns to action tomorrow in another Great South home game against Maryville at 2:00.

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