"Hopefully, that'll be a trend for us because we're traditionally a slow-starting team. We were pretty good for a half and pretty bad for a second half. I think we've got a chance to be pretty good. We've got a lot of work to do. A lot of work. We've got a chance.''
Senior guard Luke Eddy, who has signed to play at Division I Elon, tallied 21 points and grabbed nine rebounds for GW (1-2) and was the only player to score in double figures.
"We're going to get better,'' said Greene, whose team played its first game at the Civic Center since losing to Hedgesville by one point in the Class AAA state championship game last March. "We need to play these people.
"This is really good competition for our kids. We just have to mesh a lot of kids, but they're trying. I wouldn't write our obituary yet. They're really good kids and they've been working hard. We've just got to get better.''
The Patriots (3-1) led 26-12 at the half in the girls game and held South Charleston to zero points in the third quarter.
Taliah Cashwell led the Black Eagles (4-3) with 11 points in the loss.
Reach Tommy R. Atkinson at tatkin...@wvgazette.com or 304-348-4811.