LOGAN, Ohio — The Gallia Academy girls basketball team shot 26 percent from the field and dropped their fourth straight decision Saturday evening following a 61-39 setback to host Logan in a Southeastern Ohio Athletic League matchup at Jim Myers Gymnasium in Hocking County.
The visiting Blue Angels (2-4, 0-2 SEOAL) trailed 11-10 at the midway point of the first quarter, but the Lady Chieftains (3-4, 2-1) responded with eight consecutive points to close the opening period with a 19-10 advantage. Both teams kept things in check in the second canto, as Logan used a small 9-8 run to claim a 28-18 intermission edge.
GAHS never came closer than eight points the rest of the way, as the hosts outscored the Blue Angels by a 33-21 margin in the second half to wrap up the 22-point decision. LHS went on a 16-11 run in the third for a 44-29 cushion headed into the finale.
Gallia Academy connected on 14-of-53 field goal attempts overall, including a 5-of-20 effort from three-point range for 25 percent. The guests were outrebounded by a 47-35 overall margin and also had 24 turnovers in the contest, two more than miscues than Logan.
Kendra Barnes led GAHS with 14 points, followed Micah Curfman with 10 points and Chelsy Slone with nine markers. Halley Barnes chipped in four points and team-best seven rebounds, while Abby Wiseman rounded out the scoring with two markers. The Blue Angels were 6-of-15 at the free throw line for 40 percent.
Taylor Myers led Logan and all scorers with 21 points, followed by Paige Davis and Allison McNeal with eight markers each. The Lady Chiefs netted 22-of-58 field goal attempts for 38 percent, went 5-of-14 from three-point territory for 36 percent, and also sank 12-of-20 charity tosses for 60 percent.