Walker Ath. Complex – Demorest, Ga.
3 p.m. Saturday, March 9.
- 1st Goal – Senior Logan Bowling found the back of the net with 5 secs remaining to get Salem on the board before half time.
- 2nd Goal – (24:28) on the clock in the second half, first-year Teia Horton scored herself an unassisted goal.
- 3rd Goal – Sophomore Collette Vladmimery, unassisted, scored the final goal of the match with 29 seconds left.
- Piedmont outshot Salem by 47-8 throughout the course of the game.
- Salem accounted for 43 turnovers to Piedmont's 31 throughout the game.
- Piedmont won 13 face-offs compared to Salem's 6 face-offs.
DEMOREST, Ga — The Salem Spirits lacrosse team came up short with 16-3 loss to the Piedmont Lions Saturday evening.
"The team played with determination, heart, and grit this weekend facing these two teams," Interim Head Coach Emma Rose said. "We will continue to put the pieces together and keep working hard for next week."
It was the first USA South Athletic Conference game for the Spirts and the first loss, after getting outshot 47-8.
After two early goals by Piedmont, Salem held its own for 10 minutes with neither team able to score.
With 5 seconds left on the clock before the half, Senior Logan Bowling found the back of the net to get Salem on the board.
Salem would go on to score two more goals, but it wasn't enough to slow down the Lions.