Girls Basketball: Ertl sparks Holdingford over Upsala

Behind the pinpoint shooting of senior Joelle Ertl, Holdingford spoiled Upsala’s home and season opener with a 54-43 win, Thursday.

Ertl finished the night with 28 points, shooting 7-of-13 from the field, including 4-of-7 from three-point range, and sinking 10-of-12 free-throw attempts.

Junior Kaitlyn Hellmann contributed nine points and 10 rebounds to help balance out the Huskers.

Junior Sara Herzog scored 12 points and senior Kaelin Smieja and junior Brooke Westrich each tallied nine to pace Upsala offensively.