The 7th grade South boys basketball team gave their best defensive effort of the season on Thursday in a 29-26 loss to Medina Root. The loss dropped the boys to 7-2 overall and 5-1 in the GCC. Quinn Barnett led the Blue Devils in scoring with 16 points. Everyone on the team contributed to the solid defensive effort. The 7th graders will be back in action on Thursday, traveling to Elyria Northwood. They will play after the 8th graders.