MERCERVILLE, Ohio —Short work and a good result.
The Lady Rebels handled their business quickly Thursday night, defeating visiting Belpre in straight sets in a Tri-Valley Conference Hocking Division volleyball match in Gallia County.
South Gallia (4-5, 2-3 TVC Hocking) defeated the Lady Golden Eagles (2-9) by a count of 25-16 in the opening set, 25-13 in set two and 25-18 in the third set to gain the Lady Rebels second league win of the year.
Bailie Corbin led the Red and Gold with 13 service points, followed by Sara Bailey with 11. Alicia Hornsby and Katie Bostic each had six markers, while Alana Riggle and Shelby Sanders both marked five points. Courtney Haner rounded out the SGHS scoring with a pair of points.
The South Gallia net attack was kick started by Brynn Adams with nine kills and Haner with seven. Rachel Johnson had five kills, Mariah Hineman added four, followed by Bostic had three and Bailey had two. Bailey led South Gallia with 21 assists in the game, while Hornsby had a game-high three digs. Adams and Haner led the SGHS defense with a block apiece.
Kaitlyn Hughes led the Orange and Black with six service points, followed by Brianna Owen, Kaity Hager and Cheyenne Henderson with four each. Sarah Cleland had three points, while Olivia Pyatt marked one.
Henderson and Daisy Cowdery each had four kills to pace the BHS net attack, followed by Loren Elliott with two. Hughes and Kylan Dennison both posted a kill in the loss. Owen led the Lady Golden Eagles with 10 assists, while Pyatt had Blepre’s one dig.
South Gallia will attempt to sweep the Lady Golden Eagles on October 3rd, when the Lady Rebels visit Belpre.