Blanchester JV girls improve to 18-1

News Journal Staff

WILLIAMSBURG — The Blanchester reserve girls basketball team defeated Williamsburg 40-26 Thursday night in Southern Buckeye Conference action.

Blanchester, 18-1 on the year, defeated Williamsburg 40-9 in the first meeting but struggled early in this one, coach Bradon Pyle said. BHS led 6-4 after one, 17-15 at halftime. Coach Pyle said Blanchester’s “bad defense, lack of boxing out and trouble against Williamsburg’s 2-3 zone defense” made the game close in the first half.

Blanchester then outscored Williamsburg 23-11 in the second half.

Elecia Patton led Blanchester with 15 points. Dakota Watters and Hayley Wilson had eight points each. Regan Ostermeier scored five points and Olivia Gundler had four points.

Tasha Caudill led Williamsburg with six points.

News Journal Staff