An 18-1 run in the span of less than four minutes turned the tide in Upsala’s favor as it went on to a 66-31 Prairie Conference win at Swanville, Tuesday.
Trailing 10-9 midway through the first half, the Cardinals’ offense took off and never looked back, maintaining a double-digit lead the rest of the game.
Senior Kaelin Smieja and freshman Katlin Welinski each scored 14 points to lead a balanced effort for Upsala, which had 11 different players score.
Junior Sara Herzog followed with nine points, junior Danica Cheney had eight and sophomore Kendra Lange chipped in five.
Junior Brooke Westrich added four points, seven rebounds, six steals and four assists.
Also in the Prairie Conference, first-place Osakis topped host Royalton 66-25, Tuesday.