Walsh Runs Into Red-Hot Glenville State In Season Opening Loss

Walsh Runs Into Red-Hot Glenville State In Season Opening Loss

(GLENVILLE, W.Va.) – Walsh ran into a hot-shooting Glenville State team as it lost 100-73 in the season opener from the Waco Center. The Cavaliers (0-1) shot 44.3 percent from the field, but they couldn't keep up with the Pioneers (1-2) who lit the nets at a 61.7 percent success rate.

Glenville State's Brett Morris led the charge as he made his first 10 shots from the field to score a game-high 34 points. He made almost every shot he took and was perfect until his final shot of the game. By then he had seven 3-pointers and was a perfect 7-of-7 from the free throw line.

Walsh was paced by Zac Carter who scored 15 of his team-best 19 points in the second half. Trey Fletcher was the only other Cavalier in double figures with 14 points.

Jesse Hardin Jr. scored eight points and became the 38th member to join Walsh's 1,000 point club. He joins Rian Burrell as the only players on the team with the honor.

In addition to Morris, the Pioneers had three other players in double figures. Nady was second on the team with 17 points as he was 7-of-11 from the field with three treys.

Overall Glenville State hit 11-of-27 3-pointers. The Pioneers barely missed in the second half as they hit 25-of-36 shots for a 69.4 percent clip.

The Cavaliers will attempt to regroup for their home opener on Monday. Walsh hosts Wisconsin-Parkside in another non-conference affair with tip-off set for 7 p.m.