The Blanchester eighth grade girls basketball team defeated Wilmington’s Rodger O. Borror Middle School 26-19 Monday evening.
Grace Irwin led Blanchester (2-2 on the year) with eight points, four coming at the free throw line.
Madison Creager had six points and four rebounds. Zoie Stanforth scored six points and grabbed six rebounds. Daelyn Staehling had two points, nine blocked shots and eight rebounds.
Lacie Tedrick had two points and five rebounds. Emmy Hodge also had two points and five rebounds. Taylor Combs played well defensively and hauled in five rebounds, coach Gary Stanforth said.
“This was a win the girls needed and had been working for coming off two hard losses,” Stanforth said. “The entire team worked hard on offense and defense and it paid off in the end.”