At Blue Rapids, Valley Heights used big first and third quarters on Tuesday to seal Linn’s fate and advance in sub-state with a 64-38 win.
It wasn’t too close after the first quarter, with the Mustangs outscoring Linn 19-9. They pushed their lead to 32-21 at halftime.
Valley Heights outscored Linn 22-10 in the third quarter to push out ahead by 23 points. The Mustangs finished the game by winning the fourth quarter 10-7.
Sidney Blackburn scored 22 points for the Mustangs, including 10-of-14 shots at the free throw line. Lesley Frohberg added 14 points with 12 coming from the free throw line. Kelsey Potter had 12 points.