Glenville, W.Va. – Glenville State’s Donte Morales finished with a double-double as he scored 25 points and grabbed 13 rebounds as the Pioneers handed the Fairmont State Fighting Falcons their first loss of the season, 97-84.
In the first half of action the Pioneers and Falcons would go back and fourth trading buckets as we were knotted at 13 all with 13:46 till halftime. However after that tie GSC would go on a run and claim an 11 halftime lead over FSU, 44-33.
In the second half of action the Pioneers would never relinquish lead as they would cruise to the victory on the road over Fairmont State, 97-84.
The Pioneers biggest lead of the game was 23 points. Glenville State won the rebounding battle as they out-rebounded the Falcons by 10, 44-34.
The Pioneers also had a great night shooting the ball as they shot 50 percent from the floor while the Falcons shot 41 percent. Glenville State out-scored the Falcons in the paint, 42 to 30.
Glenville State had five players score five players score in double figures with Donte Morales scoring 25, Brett Morris scored a season high 19 points, he also grabbed seven rebounds and finished with three blocks. Also for GSC Sedric Nady scored 17 points while Reggie Williams and Kade Kager both chipped in with 14 points each.
Fairmont State was led by Will Martinez as he scored 21 points while Thomas Winbush finished with a double-double scoring 17 points and pulling down 11 rebounds. Fairmont State had three players foul out of the game.
The Pioneers are 4-1(2-0) on the season, they return to action Monday, December 1st when they travel to Winston Salem for a non-conference match-up. Game-time is set for 7:00pm.