ASHTON, W.Va. — The Rebels snapped their five game losing skid Saturday night with a 79-47 victory over Hannan in Mason County.
The Rebels (4-9) began the game on a 15-to-7 spurt which gave them the early momentum. The Wildcats (2-10) were doubled up in the second period and trailed 31-15 at the half.
The scoring pace picked up in the second half as South Gallia out scored Hannan 25-to-20 in the third period. SGHS closed the game with a 23-to-12 run and took the 32 point victory.
Brayden Greer led South Gallia with 16 points including an 11-of-14 performance from the free throw line. Kody Lambert chipped in with 13 points, Ethan Swain added 11 and Landon Hutchinson marked 10. Michael Wheeler and Gus Slone each contributed with eight points, Alex Stapleton had four, while Tyler Reynolds added three. CJ Johnston, Tyler Pope and Joseph Ehman each marked two points, rounding out the SGHS total.
Every player that entered the game for the Rebels scored in the triumph. Swain and Lambert each hit a pair of three-pointers, while Greer and Reynolds each hit one. South Gallia was 21-of-31 (67.7 percent) from the free throw line on the night.
Hannan was led by Tyler Burns with 11 points and Paul Holley with eight. Tyler Jenkins marked seven points, while Kade McCoy and Ty Paige each had six. Brad Fannin had four points, Elijah Sowards and Paul White each notched two points and Brandon Holley finished with one point for the Wildcats.
Paul Holley accounted for two of the four HHS three-pointers, while Jenkins and Burns accounted for the others. Hannan shot 11-of-14 (78.6 percent) from the charity stripe on the night.
This was the lone matchup between Hannan and South Gallia this season.