PILOT GROVE -- Ladies First, a traveling seventh- and eighth-grade girls' basketball team from Saline County, won the championship of the Pilot Grove "Nothing But Net" Invitational on Feb. 15-16.
The club defeated Sturgeon (61-23), GFS Ballers (45-12), the Boonville Splash (38-24) and Pilot Grove (30-19) to take the title. Members of Ladies First hail from Marshall, Alma, Sweet Springs and Dresden.
Taking part in the meet were (bottom row, from left) Hannah Cole, Sadie Limback, Sydney Vaught, Kylee Winfrey, (top row) assistant coach Whitney Butterfield, Taylor Crawford, McKenna Beeler, Addy Wright, Karson Troth, Ashley Craig, head coach Raymond Thompson and (not pictured) Gabby Elliot. (Photo contributed by Tonya Winfrey)