Playing at Green River on Tuesday, Dec. 18, the Lady Devils fell behind 11-6 in the first quarter and trailed 22-13 at the half. The Lady Pirates never trailed from that point in the game, opening up an even larger lead in the second half.
Green River saw three players score in double figures, led by Michaela Hughes with 16 points.
For Grand, junior Alena Geiser led the team in scoring with nine points. Brook Schultz added six and Torrie Lopez scored four points for the Lady Devils.
Four other players also scored two points apiece for the Lady Devils, who made just three of nine free throw attempts during the contest.
With the preseason loss, the Lady Devils fell to 1-5 overall and will next head into their regular season schedule following the holiday break.
Grand will take on the Richfield Lady Wildcats at Moab on Friday, Jan. 4. The varsity game is scheduled to begin at 7 p.m.