Emmetsburg Basketball Splits With Spencer (1)

Fri 1-23-2015 []

Girls Game


Spencer led 12-11 after the 1st quarter, but Emmetsburg outscored the tigers 43-17 the rest of the way in route to a 54-29 victory for the e'hawks.  Emmetsburg scored 21 points in the 3rd quarter to put the game away as it was only a 6 point game at half.  The E'hawks had 3 players in double figures.  They were led by Alexa Naig with 12, Ashton Connelly with 11 and Bailey Naig with 10.  Spencer was led by Madi Rost with 12 points.  Emmetsburg improves to 7-5 and will host Storm Lake Tuesday.  Spencer falls to 7-7 and will travel to Hull Saturday January 24th


Boys Game


Outstanding shooting and a balanced attack provided the difference for Spencer as they beat Emmetsburg 78-49.  Emmetsburg hung with Spencer in the 1st quarter and trailed only 20-17.  However, Spencer would outscore Emmetsburg 58-32 the rest of the way for the victory.  Spencer would end up shooting 56% for the game and hit 7 three's.  The tigers were led by Jake Kluender with 24, Preston Funderburg with 21 and Blake Illg with 15 points.  Emmetsburg was led by Thomas Schultes and West Schultes each with 11.  The E'hawks fall to 2-10 while Spencer improves to 7-5.