In their journey to return to the top of the class, the girls of St. Mary's made quick work of Spalding Academy in a huge first-round victory.
The Cardinals and Shamrocks battled throughout the first quarter, but then it was all Cardinals as they entered the break with a 36-19 lead. In the second half, there was no letting up as St. Mary's outscored Spalding Academy 15-5 in the third quarter before the backups finished the fourth quarter.
Individual stats will be added as they become available.
The Cardinals will take on the winner of Wynot versus Red Cloud. Game time will be Friday at 8:45 p.m. at the Devaney Center.