Battling till the end, the Lady Blazers varsity basketball team turned back Blue Valley 41-38 with a 6A Sub State opener at Olathe North last week.
GEHS, 11-10, held a slim 11-8 first quarter saw the first half end in a 23-23 tie.
GEHS regrouped and outscored Blue Valley 19-16 in the second half to advance in the Sub State.
Skyler Washington led the way with a season high 18 points. Cassidy Androff added nine, while Kynli Nelson and Kelsey Leffert had six points.