Glenville, W.Va. – The #10 Lady Pioneers survived a scare at home against the University of Charleston Golden Eagles as GSC held on for a 53-50 victory.
In the first half of play, the Lady Pioneers struggled as they found themselves down at half time 26-32.
In the second half it was much of the same, however the Lady Pioneers managed to out score the University of Charleston 27-18 as they defeated the University of Charleston by three points, 53-50.
The Lady Pioneers defense caused 18 turnovers while converting them into 17 points. GSC also outscored the Golden Eagles in the paint 21-18.
The Lady Pioneers’ only had one player score in double figures with Keyanna Tate scoring 12 points. Kenyonna Simmons and Kenyell Goodson chipped in with 8 points. Tasia Bristow dished out a team high of 3 assists. Aesha Peters grabbed a game high of 9 rebounds and scored 6 points.
The Golden Eagles were led Nichole Perry as she scored 14 points.
The 53 points scored is the lowest score the Lady Pioneers have scored thus far this season as they are averaging 106.0 points per game.
The Lady Pioneers return to action Monday February 10, when they travel to Fairmont, W.Va. as they take on The Fighting Falcons. Tip off is set for 5:30 pm.