By: Alex Hawleyahawley@heartlandpublications.com
October 3, 2012
MERCERVILLE, Ohio — The South Gallia volleyball team has won three of its last four games and is now above .500 in the league.
Tuesday night the Lady Rebels defeated Tri-Valley Conference Hocking Division foe Belpre (5-13, 2-10 TVC Hocking) in three games by a count of 25-10, 25-10 and 25-12 in Gallia County.
Shelby Sanders led the service attack for SGHS (10-6, 6-4) with 19 points, followed by Meghan Caldwell with 10 and Sara Bailey with nine service points. Ellie Bostic finished with six points, Brynn Adams had four, while Alicia Hornsby and Bailie Corbin each had one point to round out the South Gallia scoring.
The net attack was led by Caldwell, who had 12 kills on the night. Adams had eight kills, while Bostic had seven and Courtney Haner finished with two. Corbin closed out the net attack with one kill in the triumph.Bostic paced the net defense with five blocks, followed by Caldwell with one. Sanders finished with one dig on the night.
The Lady Golden Eagles Were led by Taryn Carr and Loren Elliott, who each recorded five service points. Katelyn Hughes added one point to the BHS total. Kristen Hannah led the Belpre net attack with three kills, followed by Carr and Hughes with two kills apiece. Elliott and Brianna Owen each had one kill for Belpre, while own led the team with five assists.
This marks South Gallia’s second victory over Belpre this season, the first came on September 11th in straight games at Belpre.
The Lady Rebels wore pink uniforms during the game as part of the Volley For The Cure program to help raise breast cancer awareness.