Girls Basketball: Upsala advances through first round of sections

The Upsala girls basketball team sailed through its first playoff game in the Section 5A tournament Thursday, defeating Verndale 65-40.

Pelzer scored 19 points, Wuebkers added 17 and Herzog picked up 13 points and 15 rebounds to lead Upsala.

Upsala will play Walker-Hackensack-Akeley at Wadena-Deer Creek, Tuesday, at 6 p.m.

The sub-section finals are Thursday at a site to be determined and the championship is at Crosby-Ironton, Friday, March 9, at 7 p.m.