Charleston, W.Va. – The Glenville State Lady Pioneers advance into the MEC Conference Tournament Championship game as they defeated the West Virginia State Yellow Jackets on Saturday afternoon by a final of 103-75.
The Lady Pioneers would get off to a nice start early in the first half of play as GSC built an 8-3 lead with 18:15 to play till halftime.
The Lady Pioneers would continue their great play and go on a 17-0 run at the 15:20 minute mark as they built a 28-9 lead.
The Yellow Jackets would finally end GSC’s run at the 10:37 minute mark, as the Lady Pioneers held a 28-11 lead.
GSC would then go on another huge run, 13 to 0, at the 10:06 minute mark as they took a 39-13 lead.
The Lady Pioneers would head into halftime with a 20 point lead over West Virginia State, 52-32.
In the second half of play it was all GSC as they continued to out play West Virginia State as they cruised to an easy victory, 103-75.
GSC scored 26 points off of 19 turnovers.
With the Lady Pioneers scoring over 100 points in the game it’s the 18th time this season that they have scored 100 points or more.
Kenyell Goodson led the Lady Pioneers as she scored 22 points and pulled down 8 rebounds. Keyanna Tate scored 14 points and had 5 steals in the win.
Also for GSC Tasia Bristow scored 13 points and handed out 4 assists while Tiffani Huffman and Kenyona Simmons both finished with 11 points each. Ashleigh Fossett chipped in with 10 points and 5 assists.
Aesha Peters grabbed 8 rebounds and finished with a game high 5 blocks.
West Virginia State was led by MEC Conference Player of the Year Lexy Carson as she scored a game high 26 points.
The Lady Pioneers return to action Sunday, March 9th as they take on the University of Charleston for the MEC Conference Tournament Championship. Tip-off is set for 1:00 pm.