Okoboji & Emmetsburg Girls Basketball Season Comes To An End
Emmetsburg vs. North Union
North Union started the 1st quarter on a 11-0 run to start the game and never looked back winning 47-32. After the 1st quarter, Emmetsburg did outscore North Union 28-27 the rest of the way but could not overcome that slow start. The E'hawks got a game high 18 points from Bailey Naig. North Union was led by Samantha Hagedorn with 15 points. North Union improves to 18-3 and will play at Western Christian Friday in a semifinal game at 7 PM. Emmetsburg finishes the season at 7-16 and graduate Bailey Naig, Kayla Joyce and Jordan Hoyman.
Okoboji vs. Rock Valley
Okoboji saw their season end on Tuesday in second round Regional action 57-45 at Rock Valley. The Pioneers battled all night long but struggled to get into much of an offensive flow. Okoboji did jump out to a 9-4 lead before the Rockets would tie it at 11 at the end of the first quarter. Rock Valley used a 10-3 run late in the 2nd frame to take a 23-16 lead into the break. The Pioneers would cut the lead to four at 32-28 but the Rockets would go on an 11-2 run at the end of the quarter to take control of the game. Okoboji could never get the lead below 9 in the final quarter and Rock Valley salted the game away at the end. The Pioneers were led by freshman Magan Christopherson who had 13 points and 5 rebounds; fellow freshman Camry Jones added 12 points and 11 rebounds; freshman Kallyn Stumbo chipped in with 9 points and 11 assists and junior Grace Wintz added 7 points with 5 rebounds. Rock Valley was led by senior Sammy Blum’s 17 points. Rock Valley moves to 16-6 on the year and will travel to West Lyon on Friday. Okoboji ends a fine season with a record of 15-8.
Other Class 2A District 1 Scores
Western Christian 75
Unity Christian 47
West Lyon 59
Boyden Hull 36