After finishing fourth Monday in the season opener at the Logan Invitational, the Gallia Academy golf team picked up a pair of dual road wins Tuesday and Wednesday against Portsmouth and Chillicothe.
The Blue Devils captured their first match win of the season Tuesday with an eight-shot victory over PHS at the Elks Country Club in Scioto County. GAHS posted a team score of 165, while the hosts Trojans were just behind with a 173 tally.
Rob Canady led the Devils with a 2-over par round of 38, followed by Deres Hamid and Brady Curry with respective efforts of 41 and 42. Bruce Moreaux rounded out the team tally with a 44, while Sean Saltzgaber and Zack Graham also shot 47 and 51 for the victors.
Brandon Jones led Portsmouth with a medalist round of 37. Joe Amburgey shot a 44, and both Drew Miller and Trent Rodbell fired matching 46s. Levi Porter and Tanner Poage also had respective rounds of 47 and 50.
The Blue Devils followed Wednesday with a 30-stroke win over CHS at the Chillicothe Country Club. GAHS posted a team score of 160, while the host Cavs fired a team tally of 190.
Canady won medalist honors on the day with a 1-under par effort of 35, followed by Hamid and Curry with respective rounds of 38 and 43. Graham completed the team total with a 44. Saltzgaber and Moreaux also had efforts of 45 and 53.
Gabe Preston paced CHS witha 43, followed by Pierce Knisley and Jake Brown with respective rounds of 45 and 49. K.J. King completed the team score with a 53, while Noah Wright-Piekarski finished with a 57.