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Blue Devils blank Pointers, 44-0

Jim Walker
jim.walker@irontontribune.com

GALLIPOLIS — The Gallipolis Blue Devils completed their run.
The Blue Devils blanked the South Point Pointers 44-0 on Friday and finished the Ohio Valley Conference season 7-0.
Gallipolis (9-1) will now play in the Division IV playoffs.
The OVC champions scored all their points in the first half and then the teams play two eight-minute quarters in the second half.
Gallipolis took a 28-0 first quarter lead as Lane Pullins ran 3 yards for a touchdown, Justin Campbell went 17 yards, Jacob Campbell 7 yards and Pullins broke loose on a 49-yard scoring run.
McClelland completed one pass but it was a 43-yard touchdown strike to Cory Call in the second quarter.
After a safety made it 37-0, James Armstrong returned a punt 58 yards for a touchdown to complete the scoring.
Campbell ran eight times for 78 yards, Pullins 58 yards on only four attempts and backup Michael Beasy had five carries for 58 yards.
South Point (0-10, 0-7) was led by Kionte Bacon with 10 carries for 44 yards.
South Point 0 0 0 0 = 0
Gallipolis 28 16 0 0 = 44
First Quarter
Ga — Lane Pullins 3 run (Jacob Campbell run) 9:53
Ga — Justin McClelland 17 run (James Armstrong pass from McClelland) 9:07
Ga — Jacob Campbell 7 run (run failed) 5:25
Ga — Lane Pullins 49 run (pass failed) 3:39
Second Quarter
Ga — Cory Call 43 pass from Justin McClelland (Cade Roberts pass from Call) 9:26
Ga — Safety 7:27
Ga — James Armstrong 58 punt return (kick failed) 7:13
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SP Ga
First downs 6 9
Rushes-yards 33-47 26-212
Passing yards 1 43
Total yards 48 255
Cmp-Att-Int 2-8-0 1-5-0
Fumbles-lost 7-2 2-0
Penalties-yards 1-1 2-20
Individual Leaders
RUSHING — South Point: Kionte Bacon 10-44, JoJo Burris 9-18, Seth Nicely 2-8, Brock Bradley 1-5, Joel Morris 4-minus 1, Alex Lambert 5-minus 10, team 2-minus 17; Gallipolis: Jacob Campbell 8-78, Michael Beasy 5-71, Lane Pullins 4-58, James Armstrong 3-13, Justin McClelland 2-11, Briar Williams 4-minus 19.
PASSING — South Point: Alex Lambert 2-8-0 1; Gallipolis: Justin McClelland 1-4-0 43, Noah Vanco 0-1-0.
RECEIVING — South Point: JoJo Burris 1-1, Darryl Taylor 1-0; Gallipolis: James Armstrong 1-43.