MASON, W.Va. — The White Falcons are back in the win column after a four game skid.
Wahama edged Tri-Valley Conference Hocking division foe South Gallia by a count of 60-58 Tuesday night in Mason County. It is the White Falcons first victory since December 28th.
The White Falcons (3-8, 2-6 TVC Hocking) began the game with a 14-to-9 spurt, gaining the early momentum. South Gallia (4-10, 2-7) was out scored by two points in the second quarter and trailed 29-22 at halftime.
The Rebels cut Wahama’s lead to three points in the third period with a 17-to-13 run. SGHS scored 19 points over the final eight minutes but the White Falcons scored 18 to seal their third victory of the season.
Trenton Gibbs led the charge for WHS with a double-double performance of 17 points and 12 rebounds. Hunter Bradley contributed 10 points for the victors, while Jacob Ortiz and Austin Jordan each added nine. Dakota Sisk finished with eight points, while Wyatt Zuspan had seven points and six assists.
Jordan hit a pair of three pointers for the White Falcons, followed by Bradley and Zuspan with one each. Wahama was 8-of-18 from the free throw line for 44.4 percent.
South Gallia was led by Brayden Greer with 15 points, followed by Michael Wheeler and Kody Lambert with 12 each. Landon Hutchinson notched six points, Gus Slone added five, and Ethan Swain marked four. CJ Johnston and Alex Stapleton rounded out the SGHS scoring with two points each.
Lambert accounted for four of the Rebels five three-pointers, while Greer made the other.
Wahama earns the season split with South Gallia after the Rebels took the 57-49 victory in Mercerville on December 11th.