Lakes Conference Basketball In Emmetsburg
Spencer built a 17-10 lead after the 1st quarter and led 38-30 at half. It was the 3rd quarter when Spencer pulled away outscoring Emmetsburg 21-10 in that quarter and won 71-51. Spencer had outstanding three point shooting on the night. They made 8 from beyond the arc including 6 of them from Jenna Dirkx. She would finish with a game high 20 points. Emmetsburg had 3 players in double figures led by Bailey Naig with 13, Jordan Hoyman with 12 and Kayla Joyce with 12. Spencer is 2-1 on the year and will travel to LeMars Friday. Emmetsburg falls to 0-2 and will travel to Storm Lake Friday on Y 100.
It was a thrilling boys game as Emmetsburg beat Spencer 54-53 in overtime. The E'hawks led 24-15 at the half. In the 2nd half, Spencer would chip away at the lead and trail by only 6 after the 3rd quarter. Spencer outscored Emmetsburg 17-11 in the 4th quarter to go to overtime. In the extra session, it was back and forth as Spencer led 53-51 until 10 seconds left and then Dalton Connelly for Emmetsburg hit a 3 pointer to put them up 54-53. Spencer would get 2 good looks at a bucket to try and win it, but both the original shot and the put back rolled off the rim as time expired. Emmetsburg made 11 three pointers and they were led by Dalton Connelly with 6 of those as he finished with 18 points. Thomas Schultes scored 20 points. Spencer was led by Chase Hough with 15 points. Emmetsburg is 1-1 and travels to Storm Lake Friday on Y 100. Spencer falls to 2-1 and will travel to LeMars Friday.