Emmetsburg Basketball Splits With LeMars (1)
Tue 12-9-2014 
Emmetsburg hosted LeMars Tuesday night in the lakes conference and the Ehawk girls got a hard fought 49-46 victory. It was a tight contest for all 4 quarters but Emmetsburg made their free throws and had great defense at the end to seal the victory. Emmetsburg made more free throws than LeMars attempted. Emmetsburg was 16-29 at the stripe while LeMars was 9-15. The E'hawks were led by Ashton Connelly with 22 points and Alexa Naig with 11. They improve to 1-1 and 1-0 in the conference and will host Spencer Friday on Y 100
LeMars never trailed in the boys game and opened up conference with a 69-34 win on the road. It was only a 16 point game at the half before LeMars opened it up in the 3rd outscoring Emmetsburg 20-7 in the quarter to lead by 29 after 3. The bulldogs hit 8 three pointers on the night and were led by Trenton Hillbrands with 19 points and Tyler Borchers with 16. Emmetsburg had 9 from Luke Jackson. The E'hawks fall to 0-2 and 0-1 in the conference and will host Spencer Friday on Y 100.