Lady Jeeps stymie South Gallia, 71-31

Alex Hawley

February 17, 2014

ROCKSPRINGS, Ohio — The Lady Rebels fall short of a return to the district tournament.

The seventh-seeded South Gallia girls basketball team dropped a 71-31 decision to second-seeded South Webster, Saturday afternoon at Meigs High School, ending the Lady Rebels tournament run.

South Webster (18-3) led 18-to-8 through the first eight minutes of play and expanded the lead to 19 at halftime. The Lady Jeeps outscored South Gallia (12-9) 18-to-six in the third quarter and 14-to-5 in the fourth in order to seal the 71-31 triumph and their second straight district crown.

South Gallia was led by Rachel Johnson with 12 points and Sara Bailey with six. Katie Bostic marked five points, Mikayla Poling added four, while Ashley Northup and Kelsey Corbin each finished with two points in the setback.

The Lady Jeeps were paced by Kacie Hall with 17 points and Cheyenne Weakley with 16. Corey Sherman added eight points, falling just two shy of a double-double, with 10 rebounds, while Courtney Blanton also marked eight points. Taylor Shonkwiler, Haley Potters and Kimber Johnson each had six points, Wilson had two, while Blanton and Hanes each finished with one point.

The Lady Rebels still have one regular season game remaining this year, as they host Trimble on Thursday in a makeup contest.