River Valley girls rally past South Gallia 52-45 in opener

November 25, 2018

The Herald-Dispatch

BIDWELL, Ohio - River Valley overcame an early seven-point deficit to defeat South Gallia 52-45 Friday night in a girls high school basketball opener for both teams.

The Rebels used a 14-2 run to take an 18-11 lead at the end of one quarter, but the Raiders used a 14-4 streak to take the lead and were ahead 32-26 at halftime. South Gallia pulled within 34-33, but River Valley pulled away for the victory.

Hannah Jacks led the Raiders with 14 points. Kelsey Brown, Sierra Somerville and Lauren Twyman scored 10 points each. Kiley Stapleton paced the Rebels with 14 points.

River Valley visits Gallia Academy on Monday. South Gallia plays its home opener against Symmes Valley on Tuesday.

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