Fairmont led by one at the half 28-27. The second half ended with a 59-59 tie. Glenville pulled ahead in the final five minutes to secure the win.

Glenville State took the opening tip of overtime and drove right to the hoop and never trailed the rest of the way, defeating Fairmont State 78-69, Monday night at the Joe Retton Arena. The Pioneers were led by Casey Taylor's 27 points. Danielle Cornish led Falcon scorers with a game-high 28 points.

Casey Taylor, Lady Pioneers center, of Sinks Grove,
WV led all Glenville scorers with 27 points against
Fairmont. Here, she hits for two during last week's
victory over OVU in Parkersburg. (Photo by Drew Moody)

With the win, the Pioneers advanced to 16-2 and 7-0 in the conference. Fairmont State dropped 12-4 and 5-2 in the WVIAC.

Fairmont State maintained the lead for most of the second half. The Falcons led by as many as seven points after Jenna Eckleberry hit a three-pointer at the 13:52 mark. The advantage was still seven at 43-36 with 10:59 left, but Glenville State hit nine straight points to take the lead at 46-43.

The Pioneers built a five-point lead Rachel Redick three-point play. The falcons closed the gap to one. Stephanie Beason hit a three-pointer to give the Falcons a 55-54 lead with two minutes to go. Taylor then tied it up with a pair of free throws, but the Falcons returned with two at 1:15 to give the Falcons the lead.

On Glenville's next possession, Taylor drove toward the base line and drew the fifth foul on Kiger. Kiger finished the game with a double-double with 15 points and 11 rebounds. Taylor went to the line and snagged the free throws.

The Falcons got off a two attempts by failed sending the game into overtime.

The Pioneers began the overtime period with an 11-1 run in the first three minutes to cinch the victory. The Falcons got within six points with 1:33 left, but Glenville held on for the victory.

Two years and 10 days ago Fairmont State's Lady Falcons broke a 64-game home winning streak by beating Glenville in overtime 74-65.