Skylar Washington (35 ) scored 18 points in the Lady Blazers 41-38 first round 6A sub state win over Blue Valley. The win placed GEHS in the championship game against Olathe South. Photo courtesy of Shonda Burger

Skylar Washington (35 ) scored 18 points in the Lady Blazers 41-38 first round 6A sub state win over Blue Valley. The win placed GEHS in the championship game against Olathe South. Photo courtesy of Shonda Burger


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.