It wasn't all bright spots for the Black Eagles, however.
After putting up 38 points in the first half, SC netted just 18 in the final two quarters, including three points in the final 8 minutes.
The Black Eagles' lull allowed GW to trim a lead that extended to as many as 29 points down 19 in the final minutes.
"The kids are working hard, but the little things almost caught up with us again," South Charleston Coach Gary Greene said. "In the first half we played pretty good and made minimal fundamental type mistakes. In the third quarter we started out a little bit, but for a quarter and a half we just did not play well at all.
"Most of the time if you play a team the quality of George Washington, or one of the better teams, and you're fortunate to win by this many points you're happy.
"But I'm not happy with the way we won it. We didn't finish things off."
George Washington was led by Alanna Mobayed's 10 points, while Maria Romeo contributed nine.
Both teams will be back in action Thursday when the Patriots host Winfield and South Charleston visits Riverside. Both games will tip off at 7:30 p.m.