Blue Angels slam South Point
by Alex Hawley
GALLIPOLIS, Ohio — The Gallia Academy volleyball team recorded 16 aces en route to a non-conference victory over South Point Monday night in Gallia County.
The Blue Angels took the first game 25-13, before taking the second game 25-15 and the third game 25-13.
Riley Nibert led the GAHS service attack with 19 points, followed by Kassie Shriver with nine. Maggie Westfall recorded eight points, Kendra Barnes had six and Bre West closed out the Blue Angels scoring with four points.
The net attack was led by Westfall with 10 kills, followed by Nibert with four. West had three kill, while Chelsy Slone and Micah Curfman each had two kills. Barnes led the defense with 16 digs, while Taylor Allen had a team-high eight assists. Westfall finished with two blocks on the night, while Curfman and Slone each had one.
South Point was led by Halie Powell and Tia Pettigrew with four service points apiece.
The Blue Angels improve to 12-6 on the year while South Point falls below .500 at 10-11. Gallia Academy is 4-0 against Ohio Valley Conference opponents this year. The win snaps the Blue Angels two game losing streak.
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