Winston-Salem, NC-The Piedmont Lions used a strong third quarter to pull away from Salem for a 93-66 win on the basketball court. Mikayla Seivers had a double-double of 22 points and 5 assists to lead Salem. The Spirits fall to 2-5 in the USA South and 5-12 overall, while Piedmont improves to 7-1 and 14-5.
Piedmont jumped out to an 8 point 30-22 lead after the first quarter. The lead would stay the same going into the half with the Lions up 48-40. They went on a 27-9 run over the third period to break the game open.
The Spirits play 2 very important USA South road games this weekend at Agnes Scott and Wesleyan.