FRUITA, Colo. (KKCO) Fruita Monument girls basketball begin the year 1-0 after defeating Palisade 67-20 Tuesday night.
The Wildcats jumped out to a quick lead with quick baskets and strong, overwhelming defense. After Palisade took a time out, the Bulldogs were able to break the press and tie the game up at 11. Fruita picked up the pace on offense and found the open player to regain a lead and never give it back.
The Wildcats will play Union out of Utah in the Shanon Johnson Tournament on Thursday. Palisade will play at Littleton on Friday night.