Emmetsburg Girls Basketball Wins Thriller Over Storm Lake

Fri 1-20-2017

Girls Game


In a back and forth ball game, Emmetsburg wins in the end 50-48 over Storm Lake thanks to a 3 pointer by Gretchen Hofstad.  The E'hawks led 22-21 at the half and extended it to 42-33 after the 3rd quarter.  In the final stanza, the Tornadoes made a run and eventually got the lead at 48-47 with 20 seconds left.  Emmetsburg would take it all the way down and Bailey Naig drove inside which sucked in the defense and passed it back out to Hofstad who hit the three with 3 seconds left.  Gretchen would finish with 11 points.  Bailey Naig had 17 points and Molly Schany finished with 8 points and 10 rebounds.  Emmetsburg improves to 3-9 while Storm Lake drops to 2-13.



Boys Game


Storm led from start to finish as they beat Emmetsburg 81-45 in Lakes Conference basketball Friday night in Emmetsburg.  The Tornadoes started off leading 26-17 after the 1st quarter and 45-30 at the half.  They would hold Emmetsburg to just 15 second half points.  Josh Werge led Storm Lake with 20 points and Jal Lieth had 17.  Emmetsburg was led by Dalton Connelly with 10 points.  The Tornadoes improve to 10-3 and 7-2 in the conference.  Emmetsburg falls to 5-7 and 2-6 in conference play