Blue Angels bash Point Pleasant, 38-15

Alex Hawley

January 23, 2014

CENTENARY, Ohio — The Blue Angels have their first sweep of the season.

The Gallia Academy girls basketball earned the season sweep of Point Pleasant on Thursday night with a 38-15 triumph over the Lady Knights, in Gallia County.

The Blue Angels (7-9) stormed to a 12-0 lead to start the game before the Lady Knights (0-16) scored the final two points of the first quarter, cutting the lead to 10.

Gallia Academy expanded the lead with a 7-1 run to begin the second quarter but PPHS scored six unanswered points to cut the lead to 19-9 at halftime.

Following the break Point Pleasant cut the lead to single digits, but Gallia Academy outscored PPHS 9-to-2 over the remained of the third quarter to push the lead to 28-13 headed into the fourth period.

The Lady Knights scored the opening bucket of the finale but GAHS scored the final 10 points to seal the 38-15 victory.

Kassie Shriver led the Blue Angels with 11 points, followed by Micah Curfman with seven. Kendra Barnes and Jordan Walker both added six points, while Jalea Caldwell, Whitney Terry and Makenzie Barr each finished with two points.

The Lady Knights were led by Charli Leach with six points, followed by Kylie Crump, Jessica McCoy, Micheala Cottrill and Aislyn Hayman with two each. Marlee Bruner rounded out the PPHS total with one point.

Gallia Academy also defeated PPHS on December 12, by a count of 68-38 in Point Pleasant.