Glenville State forced Pitt Johnstown into 31 turnovers, helping the third-seed advance to the semifinals with a 91-73 victory.
Five players scored in double figures for GSC. Danielle Woodmore hit for 21 while Tenisha Wilson totaled 20 points and eight rebounds. Mishae Miles had 13 points and 11 rebounds while Kristen Golden had 13 points and 14 rebounds.
For UPJ, Andrea Dalton ended her career with 26 points and 10 rebounds. Sheena Aden accounted for 20 points and six boards to go along with three assists.
Dalton’s lay-up with 15:31 to play gave the team a 12-8 advantage. However, the lead would not last long as GSC embarked on a 19-4 run to secure a 27-16 margin. GSC pushed the lead to 13 on two occasions, including when Wilson hit a lay-up for the last points of the half. Her bucket sent GSC into halftime with a 45-32 lead.
In the second half, GSC made it 65-43 with 12:34 to play for its largest lead. UPJ climbed within 13 on a charity toss by Dalton, but could get no closer.
The Lady Pioneers will take on the winner of the West Liberty vs. Concord game on Friday, March 4th at 3:00PM.