GENESEO–The Geneseo Blue Devils defeated the Perry Yellow Jackets on Saturday at Mount Morris Junior/Senior High School in a great game 59-47.
In the first quarter both teams were exchanging baskets back and forth but were never able to gain a substantial lead over one another. The Blue Devils displayed great ball movement with help from their great passing point guard Michayla Salatel, who lead the team in assists with 6 and finished with a total of 9 points.
In the second half the Blue Devils were able to go on a 5-0 run to give them a solid lead due to some great offensive plays by guard Hailey Hopper, who finished with a total of 16 points.
Once the fourth quarter began the Blue Devils were able to break down the Yellow Jacket’s defense to establish a double digit lead that put the game out of reach. The Yellow Jacket’s were able to make a small comeback to come within 7 points, but fell short of time towards the end of the game.
The Blue Devils are looking to repeat their success in the next round of the Section V Tournament.