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Gallipolis gets win over RH

GALLIPOLIS — The Gallipolis Blue Devils christened their new gym Saturday with a 50-34 win over the Rock Hill Redmen in the season opener for both teams.

The Blue Devils took advantage of Rock Hill’s cold shooting to build a 25-point lead after three quarters and coast to the win.

Gallipolis took an 18-10 first quarter lead, but the Redmen scored just 4 points in the second quarter and 6 in the third quarter as they fell behind 45-20.

Nick Mitchell scored 15 points to lead a balanced Gallipolis offense. Ethan Moore and John Troester added 9 points each.

Will McCollister and Devin Darby scored 9 points each to pace Rock Hill.

Rock Hill 10 4 6 14 = 34

Gallipolis 18 10 17 5 = 50

ROCK HILL (0-1): Jonathan Schwab 0 0 0 0, Jeremy Blagg 0 0 0-0 0, Will McCollister 4 0 1-2 9, Shane Russell 1 0 0-0 2, Ryan Albright 0 0 0-1 0, Devin Darby 3 0 3-8 9, Trey Wilds 0 2 0-0 6, Mitchell Patterson 1 0 0-0 2, Chris LeMaster 0 0 3-4 3, Andy Knipp 0 0 1-2 1, Sam Cook 1 0 0-3 2. Totals: 10 2 8-20 34.

GALLIPOLIS (1-0): Cory Eberhard 2 0 0-1 4, Jordan Cornwell 0 1 0-0 3, Ben Robinson 0 0 0-2 0, Ethan Moore 0 2 3-4 9, Nate Allison 2 0 0-0 4, Nick Mitchell 5 1 2-2 15, Chuck Calvert 0 0 1-3 1, Cody Billings 0 0 1-2 1, John Troester 1 2 1-1 9, Joe Jenkins 0 0 0-0 0, Nathaniel Gordon 0 0 0-0 0. Totals: 12 6 8-23 50.

Reserves: Gallipolis 32, Rock Hill 14.