Buckhannon, WV – The GSC Lady Pioneers basketball team got out to a five point lead early in the game and never looked back as they defeated the West Virginia Wesleyan Bobcats on Monday night, 97-72.
In the first half, GSC would build a 17 point lead at the 10:17 mark, as Jessica Parsons laid it in for two points, making it 28-11.
The Lady Pioneers would end up taking a 20 point lead into halftime, 49-29.
In the second half it was the same story as the Lady Pioneers continued their great play. The closes that the Bobcats would get in the second half would be 14 points.
Lady Pioneers would go on a win by 25 points, 97-72, as they win their 16th straight game.
GSC was clearly too much for West Virginia Wesleyan as the Bobcats never had a lead in the game.
The Lady Pioneers defense caused 25 Bobcat turnovers and converted them into 24 points.
However both teams shot the ball well as they both finished shooting 40 percent. GSC held a slightly better shooting average from behind the three point line as they finished shooting 35 percent to the Bobcats 25 percent.
The Lady Pioneers had four players score in double figures with Ginny Mills leading the way with a game high 31 points.
Kenyona Simmons scored 14 points in the win, while LaToya Hambrick finished with 12 points.
Kenyell Goodson chipped in with 10 points and grabbed six rebounds.
Jelena Elez also had a good game off the bench as she only scored five points but handed out 10 assists and had five steals in the win.
West Virginia Wesleyan was led by Atavia Blake with 14 points, while Brittany Williams scored 13 points, and Allie Brown chipped in with 12 points.
The Lady Pioneers will continue their road trip as they travel to Shepherd on Saturday, February 16th. Tip-off is set for 2:00 pm.