GTCC Women’s Basketball pulls out win over Patrick Henry, as Titans take tight one

Posted by Press Release on February 14, 2013 at 9:41 pm under College, High School | Comments are off for this article

Marks(Western Guilford), Buchanan(SWG) and Fitzpatrick(HP Central) right in the middle of the victory……

Guilford Technical Community College 62
Patrick Henry Community College 59

The Women’s Basketball team from Guilford Technical Community College traveled to Martinsville, Virginia and defeated Patrick Henry Community College 62 – 59. The win avenged an earlier 75 – 73 loss to Patrick Henry. The win pushes the Titans record to 16 – 10 overall. GTCC got off to a slow start as PHCC jumped out to a quick 15 – 2 lead. Chelsea Slentz answered the bell for the Titans, hitting 3 consecutive 3 point baskets and a free throw. A Dana Gildea 3 point basket tied the game at 15. The three point barrage created the necessary effect as it opened up the inside for the Titans. GTCC did not make another long distance shot but scored most of their points in the post. Erin Fitzpatrick(High Point Central), Shannon Buchanan(SW Guilford) and Carnique Marks(Western Guilford) each had 2 baskets in the post in the last 10 minutes of the game. Up 2 with 4 minutes to go, Dana Gildea had back to back baskets including an and one that stretched the lead to 7. From their the Titan defense held down the fort as their previously hot free throw shooting went ice cold. While going 2 for 8 from the charity stripe they were able to maintain the lead by getting several key defensive stops. Two Brittnee Roberts free throws pushed the lead to 6 with 5 seconds to go, a late desperation 3 landed for PHCC cutting the final score to 3. GTCC has now won 3 consecutive conference games by a grand total of 8 points. Their next contest is a home tilt with Lenoir CC on Sunday at 2 at the Ragsdale YMCA.

Patrick Henry CC 59
Salters 2-1-5 Cayard 5-3-13 Stephens 2-5-9 Rawl 2-4-8 White 4-0-8 Griffin 6-3-16
Totals: 21-16-59 Three Point Goals – 1 (Griffin)

Guilford Technical CC 62
Chelsea Slentz 3-1-10 Carnique Marks 4-0-8 Sumer Kale 2-0-4 Shannon Buchanan 2-1-5 Samone Hairston 1-0-2
Brittnee Roberts 3-4-10 Ashley Negron 0-2-2 Erin Fitzpatrick 4-4-12 Dana Gildea 3-2-9
Totals: 22-14-62 Three Point Goals – 4 (Slentz 3, Gildea)

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