Winemiller leads Blanchester over Georgetown 52-31

BLANCHESTER — Emma Winemiller poured in seven three-pointers to lead Blanchester to a 52-31 win over Georgetown Monday in SBAAC National Division girls basketball at the BHS gym.

The win was big for the Ladycats, who were coming off a 68-50 loss to Batavia on Saturday.

“Our defense is getting a lot better,” BHS coach Pete Jackson said. “We had 26 steals as a team and held their best player to 10 points and she dropped 20 on us in the second game of the year.”

Jackson also was pleased with his team’s unselfish play, as they recorded 13 assists.

Blanchester goes to 6-7 overall and 4-2 in the division with the win. Georgetown falls to 1-12, 0-6.

The Ladycats trailed 13-10 after one but began to take control of the game in the second quarter, outscoring Georgetown 15-7. BHS led 25-20 at halftime.

Defense was the name of the game for Blanchester in the third, holding the G-Men to just four points. It was 38-24 Blan after three.

Winemiller finished the night with 27 points, seven rebounds and five steals.

Olivia Potts scored nine points, came up with five steals, dished out three assists and grabbed two rebounds. Ainsley Whitaker added six points, eight rebounds, four steals and two assists.

Daelyn Staehling had two points and five rebounds. Torie Potts had two points, seven rebounds, seven steals and three assists. Jazmyn Ambrocio had two points. Macey Waldron had two points, three steals and two assists. Grace Irwin chipped in two points, two assists and a rebound.