Krista Donald scored 19 points and Yolanda James had 16 as Lake beat Belmont 65-59 Monday in the opening round of the Class 2A girls state basketball tournament.
The teams were tied at 45 after three quarters, but the Lady Hornets (17-12) pulled off the upset by outscoring the Lady Cardinals (26-7) 20-14 in the final quarter.
Brittany Miles added 12 for Lake and Emily Hollingsworth had 11. Anna Brooke Page led Belmont with 21 points and Kailie Montgomery scored 20.
Lake will play Philadelphia (25-5) in Friday's semifinal game.