Sports

Spirit Lake Sweeps Spencer In Basketball To Start New Year

Tue 1-3-2017

Girls Game

 

Spirit Lake raced out to an early lead over Spencer and picked up their first Lakes Conference win 64-47 over the Tigers on Tuesday night in the Fieldhouse in Spencer.  The Indians led 22-4 after one and 38-13 at halftime.  In the third quarter, Spencer would actually outscore Spirit Lake 25-16 to trail 54-38 going into the fourth quarter.  They would get as close as 13 but could not pull off a comeback in the fourth quarter.  Anna Brown scored 21 points in the first half en route to a 26 point performance.  Macy Smith had 19 points while Erin Dau added 15 for the Indians, who improve to 5-3 (1-3 Lakes Conference).  They play at LeMars on Friday.  Hear the game on KUOO.  Spencer got 17 points from Ally Schlaeger.  Keeley Petzenhauser added 13 for the Tigers who fall to 4-3 (1-2 Lakes Conference).  They play at Western Christian on Thursday.

 

 

Boys Game

 

A quick start and solid defense propelled Spirit Lake to a 69-38 win over Spencer on Tuesday night.  The Indians led 23-7 after one quarter and stretched the lead to 38-13 at halftime.  It was 55-29 after three quarters.  Nick Christensen hit seven three pointers to lead all scorers with 21 points.  Owen Coburn added 18 points and 9 rebounds while Frankie Ramos chipped in with 11 and 4 assists.  Spirit Lake is now 8-0 (4-0 Lakes Conference).  They play at LeMars on Friday.  Hear the game on KUOO.  Kade Carpenter and Brady Kluender each had 10 for the Tigers who fall to 2-5 (0-4 Lakes Conference).  They play at Western Christian on Thursday.