Glenville, W.Va. – Glenville State freshman guard Kayla Tibbs scored a game high 25 points as she hit five three-pointers as the Lady Pioneers rolled over West Virginia Wesleyan on Senior Day by 49 points, 104-55.
The Lady Pioneers would get off to a slow start as they held a one point lead over West Virginia Wesleyan, 12-11, with 14:11 left till halftime.
After that Glenville State would go on a run and take 15 point lead, 34-19, at the 6:33 minute mark. The Lady Pioneers would cruise into halftime up by 31 points, 58-27.
In the second half it would be all Glenville State as the Lady Pioneers were firing on all cylinders as they went on to win, 104-55.
There were only two ties in the game, also the Lady Pioneers never trailed in the game.
The Lady Pioneers defense caused 27 turnovers and converted them into 36 points. Glenville State also won the rebounding battle as they outrebounded West Virginia Wesleyan by one, 41-40.
Glenville State shot 51 percent from the floor and 38 percent from behind the three-point line while West Virginia Wesleyan shot only 36 percent from the floor and 28 percent from behind the three-point line.
The Lady Pioneers had five players score in double figures with Kayla Tibbs scoring a game high 25 points. Senior Keyanna Tate scored 16 points while fellow senior Briana Smythe scored 14 points and grabbed a team high seven rebounds.
Freshman Juile Bishop chipped in with 12 points, hitting four three-pointers in the game, while freshman Tayana Stewart chipped in with 10 points, a career high for Stewart.
Senior Katrina Salins dished out a game high six assists.
West Virginia Wesleyan was led by Alexa Mortenson as she scored 17 points while Mari Stewart finished with a double-double scoring 17 points and grabbing 11 rebounds.
The Glenville State Lady Pioneers (14-12, 12-10) will host West Virginia State on Tuesday, March 3rd in the first round of the MEC Conference Tournament at the Waco Center. Tip-off is set for 5:30 p.m.