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Lady Pioneers Advance to WVIAC Championship

Glenville State put up 60 points in the first 20 minutes of play to ensure the 110-87 victory over #7 Concord in the second semifinal of the day.

GSC was the first women’s team to break the 100-point plateau in the Civic Center during the WVIAC Tournament. The team posted five players in double figures with Tenisha Wilson leading the charge by netting 20. Mishae Miles registered 17 points and 12 rebounds while Autumn Davis totaled 18. Kenyell Goodson recorded 13 and Kim Stephens 10 in the victory. Miranda Reed scored seven but dished out a game-high 11 assists.

For CU, Jolysa Brown accounted for 27 points and a game-high 14 rebounds. Sidney Lindsey tickled the twine for 24 points and Amanda Smith added 10.

GSC hit 46.2 percent of its shots in the first half (24-of-52). Eight of the made buckets came from behind the three-point line.

With GSC forcing the tempo, CU committed 10 turnovers in the opening half. CU hit just 11-of-35 shots in the period. The squad went 13-of-15 from the foul line in the opening stanza.

In the second frame, Autumn Davis’ three-point shot gave GSC a 71-44 lead. However, CU did not back down. The team put together a 21-8 run to pull the squad within 14 at 79-65.

GSC answered with a 10-2 run to essentially secure the victory.

For the game, GSC hit 14 three-point shots and grabbed 53 rebounds, 22 of which were on the offensive glass. CU hit on 41.8 percent for the game and grabbed 40 rebounds.

Glenville State will take on #1 Charleston in the finals of the WVIAC Tournament, which will be played Saturday at 6:30 p.m.
 

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