Lady Bobcats can’t slow down red-hot Glenville State offense


BUCKHANNON – Glenville State’s Lady Pioneers came into their Mountain East Conference game against the West Virginia Wesleyan Lady Bobcats leading the nation in points scored with 103.8.

They didn’t hurt their standings in that category as they defeated the Lady Bobcats by a 109-68 margin Saturday afternoon in Rockefeller Center.

The contest marked the 10th time the Lady Pioneers have went over the 100-point mark in a game.

The Lady Bobcats hung with Glenville State for the first quarter of action.

A Nicole Gilyard basket gave Wesleyan a quick 2-0 lead and a steal and lay-up by Carrie Barnett made it a 6-6 game early.

Glenville State went on a 20-10 run for a 26-16 lead with 1:16 left in the quarter but Gilyard made a jumper and a lay-up to close out the first 10 minutes leaving Wesleyan down by just six, at 26-20.

An Abi Gabuer lay-up kept the Wesleyan deficit in single digits, at eight at 34-26, with three minutes gone in the second quarter.

Glenville State extended their lead to 19 though at the break, ahead by a 56-37 score.

The Lady Pioneers started the third quarter on a 14-2 run for a 70-39 lead, but Gabauer knocked down a pair of jumpers to trim the Glenville State lead to 27, at 70-43.

With Wesleyan down by a 73-47 score with 2:26 left in the quarter, Glenville State closed the frame on an 8-2 run for an 81-49 advantage heading into the final quarter of action.

Glenville State’s biggest lead in the fourth quarter was 45 points on two different occasions.

Wesleyan shot 42.3 percent from the floor hitting on 30 of their 71 field goal attempts. They were 0-for-8 behind the three-point arc.

Gilyard led the Lady Bobcats in scoring with 18 points while Barnett was the other Wesleyan player in double digits with 12.

Glenville State fired up 94 shots making 43 of them for a shooting percentage of 45.7.

They placed four players in double digits as Emily Stoller scored a game-high 22 points while Re’Shawna Stone had 21 and Zakiyah Winfield and Donasja Scott each had 13.

Glenville State outrebounded the Lady ‘Cats by a 58-38 margin.

The win kept Glenville State in first place in the MEC with a 11-1 league mark and a 16-2 overall record.

Wesleyan has now lost five of their last six and dropped to 4-8 in the MEC and 4-11 overall.

The Lady ‘Cats will be back in action Wednesday when they visit UVa.-Wise for a 5:30 p.m. conference game.

The boxscore:

Glenville State            26  30  25  28 – 109

Wesleyan                  20  17  12  19 – 68

Glenville State 109

Emily Stoller 10-17 1-2 22, Re’Shawna Stone 7-10 6-6 21, Zakiyah Winfield 5-6 3-3 13, Donasja Scott 6-10 1-3 13, Maya Horne 0-5 0-0 0, Ty Armstrong 3-9 0-0 9, Taychaun Hubbard 3-6 3-4 9, Taylor Parker 3-7 2-2 8, Blaize Burgess 2-7 0-0 5, Abby Stoller 2-10 0-0 4, Kaylee Pierce 1-3 0-0 3, Courtney Davis 1-4 0-0 2, Janele Price 0-0 0-0 0, Makayla Pierce 0-0 0-0 0, Lucille Westfall 0-0 0-0 0, Zephaniah Gray 0-0 0-0 0, Alexis Wise 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 43-94 14-18 109.

West Virginia Wesleyan 68

Nicole Gilyard 9-18 0-0 18, Carrie Barnett 5-12 2-3 12, Abi Gabauer 4-7 1-2, 9, Alexa Szelong 2-4 3-4 7, Summer Matlack 2-7 0-0 4, Amria Layeni 3-5 0-0 6, Malaika Kimmons 1-2 2-4 4, Tyra Hughes 1-7 0-0 2, Cydney Lapczynski 1-1 0-0 2, Corin Todd 1-1 0-0 2, Kiara Rodriguez 1-1 0-0 2, Brittany Stawovy 0-3 0-0 0, Mykenzie Martin 0-2 0-0 0, A. Karaivanova 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 30-71 8-13 68.

Three-point field goals – Glenville State: Armstrong 3-6, Parker 2-2, E. Stoller 1-4, Burgess 1-4, Stone 1-1, Pierce 1-1, A. Stoller 0-3, Scott 0-2, Hubbard 0-1, Davis 0-1. Totals 9-25; West Virginia Wesleyan: Stawovy 0-3, Hughes 0-2, Barnett 0-1, Layeni 0-1, Martin 0-1. Totals 0-8.

Rebounds – Glenville State: A. Stoller 7, Davis 7, E. Stoller 6, Armstrong 6, Stone 4, Scott 4, Horne 4, Hubbard 3, Burgess 3, Price 3, Winfield 2, Parker 1, Pierce 1, team 7. Totals 58; West Virginia Wesleyan: Gilyard 7, Szelong 6, Layeni 5, Stawovy 5, Matlack 4, Barnett 3, Gabauer 3, Kimmons 1, Hughes 1, Karaivanova 1, team 2. Totals 38.

Assists – Glenville State: Stone 7, Armstrong 6, Horne 3, E. Stoller 2, Scott 2, Hubbard 2, Winfield 1, Burgess 1, Gray 1. Totals 25; West Virginia Wesleyan: Matlack 6, Gilyarda 5, Hughes 4, Stawovy 3,  Szelong 2, Barnett 1, Layeni 1. Totals 22.

Steals – Glenville State: A. Stoller 4, Armstrong 3, Scott 2, Hubbard 2, Stone 1, Price 1. Totals 13; West Virginia Wesleyan: Hughes 2, Barnett 1, Szelong 1, Matlack 1, Hughes 1. Totals 6.

Blocks – Glenville State: Davis 2, Winfield 1, Scott 1. Totals 4; West Virginia Wesleyan: Matlack 1, Layeni 1, Stawovy 1. Totals 3.

Personal fouls – Glenville State: 15; West Virginia Wesleyan: 13.

Turnovers – Glenville State: 8: West Virginia Wesleyan: 21.

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