Charleston, WV – The Glenville State Lady Pioneers basketball team won their 18th game in a row Monday night as they defeated the University of Charleston Golden Eagles on the road by a final score of, 80-66.
The Lady Pioneers jumped out on top for a quick 7-0 lead, when Kenyell Goodson drilled a three pointer, at the 18:31 minute mark.
Charleston would cut into GSC’s lead at the 16:04 mark as the Lady Pioneers were only up by one point, 9-8.
That is as close as the Golden Eagles would get in the first half. The Lady Pioneers would go into halftime up by 22 points, 53-31.
In the second half it was all GSC, as the Lady Pioneers would go on to win by 14 points, 80-66.
The Lady Pioneers never trailed in the game.
GSC’s defense caused 16 turnovers while they only turned it over 11 times their selves
The Lady Pioneers shot the ball well in the game as they finished shooting 43 percent from the floor and 33 percent from behind the arc, while the Golden Eagles shot 36 percent from the floor and only 13 percent from behind the arc.
GSC only had two players score in double figures, Kenyona Simmons and Ginny Mills. Simmons scored a game high 25 points, and also grabbed five rebounds. Mills was the other Lady Pioneer to score in double figures as she scored 23 points in the game and pulled down six rebounds.
LaToya Hambrick also played well scoring eight points and grabbing six rebounds. AshleighFossett and Jelena Elez both dished out three assists in the game while Jessica Parsons had three steals.
Charleston was led by Nichole Perry and Tianni Kelly as they both scored 13 points each.
With the win The Lady Pioneers clinch the WVIAC reagular-season title. They return to action Thursday, February 21st as they return home against Concord. Pioneer Fans don’t forget its “Hoopin’ of Hope” so wear your PINK! Tip-off is set for 5:30 pm.