Glenville, WV – The Glenville State Pioneer football team picked up a huge WVIAC Conference victory, Saturday, over the University of Charleston,14-10, during the Pioneers Homecoming.
The Pioneers struck first in the second quarter after quarterback Justin Feagin scored on a seven yard run as putting GSC up, 7-0.
The Golden Eagles would tie the game up at 7-7 at the 5:01 mark of the second quarter when Jordan Roberts scored from 19 yards out.
However, the Pioneers would answer quickly on their next possession when Justin Feagin found tight end Jake Harper on a six yard score, making it 14-7, with only 44 seconds left to play until halftime.
GSC would take a 14-7 lead into the half.
After a scoreless third quarter by both offenses, the Pioneers defense would bend but not break as they gave up a 29 yard field goal at the 12:04 mark in the fourth quarter, as Charleston inched closer, 14-10.
On the Golden Eagles’ last drive, the Pioneers Demertius Quarles picked off John Knox for his third interception of the day to seal the 14-10 victory.
The Pioneers rushed for 225 yards while the Golden Eagles racked up 210 yards on the ground. GSC only had four penalties for 40 yards while UC tallied up eight penalties for 80 yards.
Rahmann Lee led the Pioneers rushing attack with 128 yards on 22 carries.
Justin Feagin went 7 for 11 for 66 yards with an interception and a touchdown. He also rushed for 84 yards on 19 carries and a rushing touchdown.
Orlandus Harris caught 3 passes for 25 yards, while Jake Harper caught 2 for 23 yards and a touchdown.
Darren Elliott led the defense with 9.5 tackles while Nate Ingersoll had nine total tackles. Demetrius Quarles had six tackles on the day and also had three interceptions.
Jordan Roberts led the Golden Eagles on the ground with 42 yards on 23 carries with a touchdown.
John Knox went 15 for 25 for 163 yards but had three interceptions.
Shaq Williams caught six passes for 46 yards while Daniel Cherry three for 43 yards.
Jeff Green led the defense with eight tackles while Nathaniel Berry had six tackles.
With the victory the Pioneers are tied for first place in the WVIAC Conference with the Shepherd University Rams as both teams are 5-1. Next week the Pioneers travel to Shepherd for a huge WVIAC match up, Game time is set for 12:00 pm.