By PATRICK SLACK
Host Osakis utilized a strong first half to defeat Swanville 69-39 in the start of Prairie Conference play, Tuesday.
Senior Marissa Evans led the Bulldogs offensively with 14 points, followed by senior Tiffany Barthel with nine and sophomore Danica Hanson with eight.
Junior Nikki Primus added four points and seniors Abbey Schultz and Chloee Larson each picked up two.
Evans, Hanson, Primus and sophomore Steph Koetter all pulled down five rebounds.
Swanville hosts West Central Area, Tuesday.