Winston-Salem, NC-Led by a dominant performance by Quantashea Lewis, Salem defeated their Great South rivals of Agnes Scott 55-47 today at home. Lewis finished with a double-double of 10 points and an impressive 24 rebounds. The win moves basketball to 1-0 in the Great South, and drops the Scotties to 0-1.
Salem held the lead for the majority of the game. They took a 33-24 lead into the break. Agnes Scott was able to close it to within three points in the second-half, but key foul-shooting from Salem closed the door on the Scotties.
Zykeya Henderson had another strong game. She had a game-high 12 points and led the Spirits with 4 assists and 5 steals. Kristal Lollis finished with 11 points and 7 rebounds, and Alexihonna Bush finished with 6 points and 6 rebounds. Jalexis Teemer led the Scotties with 11 points.
Salem out-rebounded the Scotties 39-37. The Spirits turned over the ball 21 times to 20 turnovers by Agnes Scott. The Spirits return to action on the 15th when they host Lynchburg in non-conference action.