Sports

Emmetsburg Basketball Sweeps Cherokee

Sat 2-8-2014



Girls 

Emmetsburg started the game off hot leading 18 – 12 after the 1st quarter and never trailed winning 54 – 47 over Cherokee on Friday night.  The E’hawks would build a 12 point lead at half and hold on for the victory down the stretch.  It ends a 2 game losing streak.  Ashton Connelly for Emmetsburg led all scorers with 21 points.  Cherokee was led by Kaely Hummel with 19 points. 

Emmetsburg improves to 10 – 8, 8 – 5 and will be at West Bend Mallard Monday.  Cherokee falls to 7 – 13, 4 – 9 and will be at Spencer Tuesday.


Boys
 

Hot shooting was also the case for the Emmetsburg boys as the E’hawks shot 56% in route to a 63 – 44 victory over Cherokee.  The win snaps Emmetsburg’s 7 game losing streak.  They were led by Erik Drost with 18 points and Mike Myers with 11.  Cherokee had 16 points from Brett Walker. 

Emmetsburg improves to 6 – 12, 3 – 10 and will be at West Bend Mallard on Monday.  Cherokee falls to 0 – 20, 0 – 13 and will be at Spencer Tuesday.