Galion claims league victory over Marion Harding


By Brandon Klein - [email protected]



Galion senior Houston Blair (23) guards Marion Harding senior Tyler Longstreth (11) in a conference game on Jan. 7. The Tigers defeated the Presidents 46-41.


The Galion boys basketball team defeated Marion Harding 46-41 in Mid-Ohio Athletic Conference action Thursday night.

Despite an 11-9 lead in the first quarter, the Tigers headed to the locker room trailing the Presidents 22-20 at halftime.

Galion made 16 shots and 17 of 23 free throws, while Marion Harding made 16 shots and 5 of 6 charity shots.

The Tigers defeated the Presidents in the second half 26-19.

Houston Blair led the Tigers with 15 points including a 3-pointer and making 8 of 10 free throws.

Galion (7-3, 3-3 MOAC) will host to play River Valley in league play on Saturday.

Galion senior Houston Blair (23) guards Marion Harding senior Tyler Longstreth (11) in a conference game on Jan. 7. The Tigers defeated the Presidents 46-41.
http://galioninquirer.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/web1_DSC_0285-2.jpgGalion senior Houston Blair (23) guards Marion Harding senior Tyler Longstreth (11) in a conference game on Jan. 7. The Tigers defeated the Presidents 46-41.

By Brandon Klein

[email protected]

Reach Klein at 419-468-1117, ext. 2048 or on Twitter at @brandoneklein.

Reach Klein at 419-468-1117, ext. 2048 or on Twitter at @brandoneklein.

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