Lady Vikings too much for Galion

By Chad Clinger -

CALEDONIA — River Valley beat Galion on Thursday 81-33.

Galion drops to 4-14 on the season and remains winless in the Mid-Ohio Athletic Conference Red Division at 0-9. River Valley improves to 13-3 overall and 6-2 in the MOAC Red.

The Lady Vikings would storm out to a big lead early and never look back against the Tigers. At the end of the first quarter of play, River Valley already had a convincing 21-6 lead. The Vikings would widen the gap further, adding 26 more points before the half to Galion’s seven. Starting the second half down by a score of 47-13, the Lady Tigers managed just seven points in the third period while River Valley tacked on 14 more. Galion was outscored in the final period of play as well, 20-13.

Gabby Kaple led the Tigers’ efforts on Thursday, scoring 15 points, grabbing seven rebounds and recording a steal. Dani Schieber chipped in six points, two rebounds, a block and a steal. Natalie Rodriguez scored five points, grabbed five rebounds, dished out an assist and had a block. Lauren Huggins finished the night with three points and Jaime Ehrman scored two points to finish up the Galion scoring.

As a team, the Lady Tigers shot just 25% from the interior (7/28) and 2/12 from the perimeter. Galion struggled from the free-throw line as well, shooting just 11/22. In total, Galion grabbed 20 rebounds, had seven assists, five steals, three blocks and committed 31 turnovers.

Galion will travel to Plain City on Saturday to meet up with Jonathan Alder.

By Chad Clinger

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