The Blanchester eighth grade boys basketball team was defeated by Bethel-Tate 39-35 Monday night.
Coach Dade Coyle said it was a hard-fought game and close from start to finish. Blanchester finishes the regular season with a 7-9 record.
Cohen Neff had 13 points to lead Blanchester.
Matt Adkins scored 11 points and Ayden Basham scored seven points. Steven Lester tossed in four points.