Defiance defeated Kenton 68-59 in Western Buckeye League boys basektball action Friday in the first game at the new Bulldog gymnasium.
Defiance (5-3 overall, 1-1 WBL) got 22 points and 10 rebounds from Tyrel Goings while Will Lammers added 21 points.
Kenton (also 5-3 overall and 1-1 in the league) was led by Jaron Sharp's 18 points and eight rebounds. Jayden Cornell scored 16 points and Landon Rush added 14 points.
Sharp was named the Ace Hardware Player of the Game.