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GALLIPOLIS - Gallia Academy posted 26 points in the opening quarter, and that set the tone for the game as the Blue Devils crushed the Athens Bulldogs 72-51 in a boys high school basketball contest on Thursday.
Jeff Golden cored 19 points to pace the winners, Shawn Thompson had 14 and David Rumley 13 as the home team improved its record to 10-8 and 5-7 in the Southeastern Ohio Athletic League.
Athens, on the other hand, saw its record fall to 4-15 and 3-10 against the rest of the league. Only Derrick Waters reached double digits for Athens with 10 points.
The game was all Gallia Academy. The Blue Devils led by as many as 31 points late in the third quarter before both coaches began to clear the benches. Athens was able to outscore the Gallians 15-9 over the final eight minutes.
Also for the Blue Devils, Cole Jones had eight points, Jayme Haggerty six, Nick Stevens four, Chris McCoy three, Rusty Ferguson and Zack Brown two each while Bronson Eutsler made a free throw.
In the reserve contest, Gallia Academy also came out on top, 60-32. Kyle Mitchell and John Troester led the way with eight points each. Evan Wood, Bronson Eutsler and Quint Nibert each had seven.
In the freshmen game, Gallia Academy was a 53-22 winner over the Pups to improve to 15-2 on the year. Nick Mitchell led the winners with 12 points and Nate Allison had 10 for the winners. Corey Eberhard added eight.
Gallia Academy plays host to the Jackson Ironmen tonight. Freshmen action tips off the tripleheader at 5 p.m. It will mark the final regular season game for Gallia Academy, which faces Sheridan on Tuesday in the Division II sectional tournament.

GALLIA ACADEMY 72, ATHENS 51
Athens 13 11 12 15 - 51
Gallipolis 26 17 20 9 - 72
ATHENS (4-15, 3-10 SEOAL)
Jared Cline 0 0-0 0, Kev Lawrence 0 0-0 0, Colin Pfaff 0 1-2 1, Robert Elmore 2 0-1 4, Brad Bentley 4 0-0 8, Derrick Waters 3 4-5 10, Matt Witten 2 0-0 6, Tom Simpson 3 0-0 8, Steve Eberts 3 0-1 6, Cameron Tope 1 1-1 3, Chris Carpineli 1 3-4 5. Totals - 19 9-14 51. Three-point goals 4 (Simpson 2, Witten 2).
GALLIA ACADEMY (10-8, 5-7 SEOAL)
Bronson Eutsler 0 1-2 1, Nick Stevens 1 1-1 4, Shawn Thompson 5 2-7 14, Rusty Ferguson 1 0-0 2, Jayme Haggerty 3 0-0 6, Jeff Golden 7 3-7 19, Cole Jones 2 4-4 8, Chris McCoy 1 0-0 3, Zack Brown 1 0-2 2, Sam Shawver 0 0-0 0, David Rumley 4 4-5 13.. Totals - 25 15-28 72. Three-point goals 7 (Golden 2, Thompson 2, Rumley 1, Stevens 1, McCoy 1).
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