Sports

Emmetsburg Basketball Takes Two From North Union

Tue 1-14-2014



Girls 

Emmetsburg held North Union scoreless for the first 5 minutes and 40 seconds of the game and led 8 – 4 after the first quarter.  The E’hawks would push their lead to 24 – 16 at the break and hold on to beat the Warriors 46 – 39 Monday night.  Emmetsburg was held to 2 points in the third quarter and North Union would get to within 1 point heading into the final 8 minutes.  Emmetsburg would outscore North Union 20 – 14 in the final frame to win by 7.  Emmetsburg was outstanding at the line hitting 16 – 22 for 73%.  Alexa Naig led the E’hawks with 17 points.  North Union was led by Sara Rolling with 14 points. 

Emmetsburg has won 2 in a row and improve to 6 – 4 and will host Estherville Friday on Y 100.  North Union falls to 6 – 4 and will host Manson on Thursday. 

 

Boys 

The Emmetsburg boys came out of the gates fast leading 23 – 13 after the 1st quarter.  They would score 20 more in the 2nd quarter and led 43 – 19 at halftime.  North Union would outscore Emmetsburg 44 – 31 in the second half but the E’hawks would win 74 – 63 on Monday night.  Emmetsburg shot 49% for the game and nearly had 4 players in double figures.  They were led by Erik Drost with 24, Austin Krause with 16, Mike Myers with 15 and Thomas Schultes with 9.  North Union did have 4 in doubles led by Jacob Braddock and Aric Runge each with 15 points. 

Emmetsburg is now 5 – 5 and will host Estherville Friday.  North Union falls to 2 – 10 and will host Manson Thursday.