By PATRICK SLACK
The Holdingford girls basketball team carried a 30-27 lead into the break, but host Kimball Area rallied for a 60-55 win, Friday.
Sophomore Joelle Ertl scored 21 points and grabbed 11 rebounds to lead the Huskers, with junior Sam Maciej scoring 15 points and senior Jena Volkers adding 11.
Junior Jodi Middendorf finished with five points and three assists.
Holdingford plays St. John’s Prep in the first round of the Upsala tournament, Thursday at 4 p.m.