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Lady Pioneers get back on Winning Track

GSC Women's BasketballThe Glenville State Lady Pioneers got back on the winning track Monday night as they defeated the University of Charleston Golden Eagles by a score of 89-74.

The Lady Pioneers got off to a slow start; they shot only 33 percent from the floor and 26 percent from behind the three point line in the first half. They also got down early in the first half by an 11-25 score at the 12:25 when Tiana Beatty hit a jumper.   GSC battled back to pull within six points right before the half.
The Lady Pioneers played their hearts out in the second stanza as they tired the game at 61-61 at the 12:01 mark with a layup by freshman Kenyell Goodson. From there on out it was all Lady Pioneers.
They went on a seven point run to take control of the game midway through the half. The Lady Pioneers shot better in the second half, finishing the night shooting 40%.
Tenisha Wilson led the Lady Pioneers with a game high 19 points, 6 rebounds, and a game high 8 assist. Mishae Miles had her best game as a Pioneer as she scored 14 points; also Kenyell Goodson chipped in with 11 points and pulled down 6 rebounds.
The Golden Eagles had four players score in double figures with Lindsey Kentner scoring 19 points, Ali Tobias chipped in with 18 points while Tarena Dixon posted a double-double with 11 points and a game-high 10 rebounds.
The Lady Pioneers end a two game losing streak with the win. They will return to action at home Thursday, January 13th when Bluefield State travels to Glenville; tip-off is set for 5:30PM.
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