Johnstown, PA – The Glenville State Lady Pioneers survived a tough first half as they pulled off a big road win over Pitt-Johnstown, 93-87.
In the first half, GSC took a quick 3-0 lead as Ashleigh Fossett hit the first points of the game but Pitt-Johnstown would go on a 7-0 run as they took a 12-5 lead over the Lady Pioneers.
The Lady Pioneers would have trouble in the first half scoring as Pitt-Johnstown would build a 12 point lead, 25-13 with 12:32 to play.
However, GSC would make a late run and end up tying the game 48 all as both teams head to halftime.
Early in the second half both teams would battle back and fourth until around the 13:00 minute mark as the lady Pioneers started to pull away.
But Pitt-Johnstown wouldn’t give up as they made a late run cutting the Lady Pioneers lead to four points with eight seconds left to play. However, this did not stop GSC as they would hold on and take the win 93-87. This marks their 13th win in a row.
The Lady Pioneers were plagued with turnovers as they committed 18 on the night.
Pitt-Johnstown outscored GSC in the paint 44 to 36; they also scored 18 second half points while the lady Pioneers only scored 15.
Ginny Mills scored a game high 23 points in the win while Aesha Peters scored a season high 19 points and had nine rebounds.
Ashleigh Fossett chipped in with 13 points while Jessica Parsons scored 11 on the night.
Pitt-Johnstown was led by Kaitlynn Fratz and Kelsey Sleighter both scored 16 points each.
The Lady Pioneers return to action Thursday, February 7th when they travel to Davis & Elkins. Game time is set for 5:30pm.