West Liberty, WV – The Glenville State Lady Pioneers basketball squad fell to the West Liberty Hilltoppers on Saturday afternoon 101-93.
Both teams went back and fourth in the early minutes of the first half before GSC took a six point lead, 21-15 at the 11:50 mark in the first half.
The Hilltoppers would later tie the game at 43 all with only 3:10 left to play till halftime. West Liberty would then take a 47-45 lead but the Lady Pioneers would come back and tie it at 47 all as both teams headed to halftime.
The Hilltoppers would get the first two points of the seconds half as they took a, 51-47 lead.
West Liberty would continue their good play in the second half as they took a 10 point lead 73-63 at the 13:27 mark in the second half.
The Lady Pioneers would keep on battling as they would cut the Hilltoppers lead to six, 80-74 when Ginny Mills hit a jumper at the 8:13 mark.
GSC would then later cut West Liberty’s lead to two, 87-85 at the 4:36 minute mark. But the Hilltoppers would then make another run and extend their lead back to eight, 95-87 with only 3:00 left to play.
But the Lady Pioneers couldn’t get their shots to fall as they fell to West Liberty by eight points, 101-93.
The Lady Pioneers shot 42 percent in the game while the Hilltoppers shot 46 percent. GSC was also out rebounded by West Liberty 54 to 48.
Kenyona Simmons scored a team high 23 points for GSC. Ginny Mills scored 21 points in the game.
Ashleigh Fossett chipped in for GSC with 17 points and Madison Martin scored 10 points.
LaToya Hambrick and Aesha Peters both grabbed 10 rebounds each.
West Liberty was led by Jasmin Kiley as she scored a game high 32 points, as she hit six three pointers. Liz Flowers scored 20 points and Hillary Southworth chipped in with 18 points.
The Lady Pioneers return to action on Monday, December 10th when the University of Charleston travels to Glenville. Game time is set for 5:30 pm.