VARNUM – The Asher girls basketball team advanced in the playoffs Thursday with a 67-27 win over Midway in their first game of the Class 2A regional tournament at Varnum.

The Lady Indians powered ahead 25-4 after the first inning and kept adding from there.

Braxten Frazier led all scorers with 26 points, Sarah Fleming had 17 and Ashley Odell put in ten. Frazier landed five 3-pointers in the contest and Odell drained two treys.

Asher will play the loser of Webber Falla and Kinta Friday at 1:30.