Glenville, W.Va. – The Glenville State men’s basketball team gave a great effort but came up short as they fell at home on Senior Day to West Liberty, 97-109.
GSC would fall behind early in the game and continued to struggle in the first half as West Liberty took a 17 point lead into halftime, 48-65.
In the second half the Pioneers would come out on a mission as they would claw and fight to get back into the game. GSC would cut West Liberty’s lead to five points, 86-91, with under 5:00 minutes left to play.
However it wouldn’t be enough as West Liberty would hold on and defeat GSC by 12 points, 97-109.
The Pioneers out-rebounded West Liberty 34 to 28.
GSC had four players score in double figures with Kevin Gray leading the way with 26 points as he drilled eight three-pointers on the night. Lamar Mallory just missed a double double as he scored 22 points and pulled down 9 rebounds.
Donte Morales scored 20 points, pulled down 7 rebounds, and dished out 6 assists. And Reggie Williams chipped in with 12 points and dished out 9 assists.
West Liberty was led by CJ Hester as he scored a game high 34 points.
The Pioneers return to the court Saturday, March 1st when they travel to West Virginia Wesleyan. Game time is set for 4:00 pm.