The Decorah girls basketball team (0-1) ran against a top team Tuesday in the season opener, falling at Cedar Rapids Xavier 63-12.
The Vikes trailed 10-5 at the end of the first quarter and were held scoreless in the second period. They managed seven points in the second half.
Abby Arend, Katilyn Kregel and Anna Madrigal all had three points. Kayla Ingvalson added two while Noreen Gentry had one.
The Vikes are off until Thursday, Nov. 29, when they are at MFL, beginning at 7:30 p.m.