MERCERVILLE, Ohio — So much for gracious hosts.
The South Gallia girls basketball team completed a season sweep of Tri-Valley Conference Hocking Division foe Wahama Monday night with a 62-22 victory in Gallia County.
South Gallia (9-3, 7-2 TVC Hocking) out scored Wahama (1-9, 1-8) 19-to-3 in the first period and followed it up with a 19-to-5 run in the second quarter. The Lady Rebels scored 22 points in the third period while holding WHS to just two points. The Lady White Falcons closed the game with a 12-to-2 spurt but South Gallia took the 62-22 triumph.
Jasmyne Johnson’s 16 points paced the Lady Rebels, while Rachel Johnson marked 12 points. Lesley Small and Meghan Caldwell each chipped in with eight points, Ellie Bostic added seven, and Sara Bailey notched three points. Sara Rustmeyer, Rebecca Rutt, Courtney Haner and Caitlyn Vanscoy each finished with two points to round out the SGHS total.
Bostic led South Gallia with eight rebounds on the night, followed by Haner and Jasmyne Johnson with six apiece. Small finished with a team-high six assists while accounting for a pair of three pointers. Bailey accounted for the other SGHS triple.
Sierra Carmichael led Wahama with 11 points on the night, followed by Rachel Roque with six. Kelsey Zuspan finished with three points and accounted for the lone WHS triple, while Mackenzie Gabritsch rounded out the Lady White Falcons scoring with two points.
South Gallia was 3-of-9 (33.3 percent) from the charity stripe, while Wahama shot 7-of-15 (46.7 percent).
The Lady Rebels have now won four consecutive contests and eight of their last nine. This is South Gallia’s largest margin of victory since opening night when the Lady Rebels defeated Miller by 42. Wahama has lost seven straight games.
South Gallia completes the season sweep of the Lady White Falcons with the victory. The Lady Rebels also defeated WHS on December 13th in Mason by a score of 63-39.