Charleston, WV – University of Charleston’s Lauren Davis hit a jumper with two seconds remaining, as the Golden Eagles picked up a victory over our Glenville State Lady Pioneers 86-84 Monday evening.
Both teams battled back and forth throughout the game as it was very close. The largest lead for GSC was six points as it came at the 8:52 mark in the first half on a Danielle Woodmore jumper making it 26-20.
But the Lady Pioneers could not hold onto the large lead as the Golden Eagles came within one point heading into half time 50-49.
The Golden Eagles largest lead came at the 13:45 mark in the second half as they claimed an eight point lead 65-59, but the Lady Pioneers weren’t ready to give up as they battled back. Ginny Petties tied it for GSC at 84 all with 2:08 remaining in the game.
After both teams committed turnovers and a huge block by Mishae Miles the Lady Pioneers had a chance to end the game but Ginny Petties missed a three pointer as Charleston would have 18 seconds to try to end the game.
The Golden Eagles came down and with two seconds on the clock Lauren Davis hit a jumper ending the tie and giving the University of Charleston an 84-86 victory.
The Pioneers defense forced 27 turnovers while they only committed 13. GSC also converted the turnovers into 22 points in the night.
Danielle Woodmore paced the Pioneers with 15 points. Mishae Miles had a solid contest, amassing 13 points and 18 rebounds in the loss. Catherin Butcher netted 12 while Ginny Petties had 10 for GSC. The Pioneers hit 10 three-point shots in the game.
Lauren Davis led the way, who hit for 15. Tiffany Scott totaled 12 points while Chrissy Keir had 11 and seven assists.
The Lady Pioneers are 8-4 overall and 6-2 in the WVIAC and return to action Thursday, January 12th when they travel to Bluefield State. Tip-off is set for 5:30PM.