A sigh of relief filled the air in Gallipolis Gallia's locker room after Monday's 34-32 win against Jackson in an Ohio girls basketball matchup.

The verdict could've been in doubt thanks to the Ironmen's finishing flurry, but the Blue Devils swerved out of trouble to earn the win in the final quarter.

The Blue Devils' edge showed as they carried a 26-21 lead into the fourth quarter.

Gallipolis Gallia's offense moved to a 19-17 lead over Jackson at the intermission.

The Ironmen started on steady ground by forging a 9-8 lead over the Blue Devils at the end of the first quarter.

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