After a close first quarter, the Whitehall girls basketball team roared past Orchard View 56-18 on Monday in a Class B district quarterfinal game on the Cardinals’ home court.

The Vikings only led 9-7 after the first quarter, but then outscored the Cardinals 11-4 in the second, 14-4 in the third and 22-3 in the fourth.

Greta Hosticka paced Whitehall with 12 points and four steals. Bailee Spicklemire added 10 points and six steals while Riliegh Thommen scored 10 points.

Whitehall now advances to Wednesday’s semifinal against rival Montague at 7:30 p.m. at Orchard View High School.