The Blanchester seventh grade girls basketball team defeated Goshen 24-13 Monday in its season opener.
The game was tied 10-10 at halftime but the young Ladycats held the Warriors to just three points in the second half.
Kylee Hamm led Blanchester with eight points. Maggie Grant and Torie Potts had six points each for coach Nick Grogg’s squad. Maddie Gillman added four points.
Alayna Davenport had a solid game defensively and Audri Byrom and Bobbi Sue White played well off the bench, Grogg added.
Grogg said his team played aggressive and ran the floor well and he is excited for the rest of the season.