GJHS scholastic squad rolling

Staff Writer
Geneseo Republic
Members of the 2008-09 Galva Junior High scholastic team include (front, from left) Rachel Holt, Katelyn Klein, Max O’Riley, Savanah Ballard, Ryan Amerman and Jonelle Humphrey; (back, from left) Luke North, Emma Corkill, River Aguirre, Taylor Klein and Matt Bersell. Absent was Donel Samuel.

The Galva Junior High scholastic team is having a very successful season thus far, winning each match it’s undertaken.

Coach Pam Lee’s crew has defeated Kewanee Central in three matches, Stark County once and Wethersfield twice. Some match results are below.

Against Central on Feb. 27, Galva came out on top in one match, 205-120, behind 4 toss-up answers from Luke North and 2 each from Matt Bersell and Taylor Klein. North was Galva captain for the match.

Also on Feb. 27, Galva easily outpaced Central, 310-183, in another match. North again led with 4 toss-ups. Ryan Amerman added 2 and Klein and Bersell each added 1. Amerman was Galva captain.

Galva raced by Wethersfield on March 5, outpointing the young Geese 309-143. North had 6 toss-ups, Bersell, 3, Amerman, 2, and Klein and Rachel Holt, both 1. North was Galva captain.

Also on March 5, Galva defeated Wethersfield 284-202. North led in scoring again with 4 toss-ups. Holt, Amerman and Bersell each added 3 toss-ups. Holt was captain.