The Wildcats (1-0) battled through a back-and-forth first half to take a 33-31 lead going into the locker room and really turned it on in the third quarter, outscoring the Panthers, 19-7, to begin to pull away and run out to the 27-point victory.
Josh Lay led VR with 17 points, while Aries Phoenix topped the Panthers offensively with eight points.
Chapel Hill girls 50, Villa Rica 36: The Lady Panthers spoiled the debut of first-year Lady Cat coach James Bailey, as Chapel Hill led 13-9 after the opening period and 33-19 at the half.
Chapel Hill maintained a 14-point advantage going into the final quarter and kept it a double-digit margin to close out the night.
Kaniesha Mixon paced the Lady Panthers with 13 points, while Erica Jones added 12.
Britney Wright led the Lady Cats (0-1) with a 10-point night.
The Douglas County Sentinel contributed to this story.