LeMars Basketball Sweeps Emmetsburg Friday January 15
A slow start to both the 1st & 2nd half did Emmetsburg in Friday night in LeMars as the Bulldogs won 45-30 over the E'hawks. LeMars led 11-5 after the first quarter and 24-13 at the half. In the second half, LeMars went on a 9-0 run to increase their lead to 20 and never looked back. The Bulldogs got 18 points from Jen Schneider as they improve to 6-7 and 4-3 in the lakes conference. Emmetsburg was led by Kaity Mason with 7 points. They fall to 2-10 and 2-5 in the conference and will host Spencer Tuesday on Y 100.
Lemars got out to a quick start in the nightcap of the double header scoring 23 points in the first quarter and they lead 38-23 at halftime. In the 3rd quarter they put it away scoring 31 points in the quarter and the Bulldogs defeated the E'hawks 75-45. LeMars shot 56% from the floor and had only 5 turnovers. They had 10 different players score and hit 10 three pointers. 3 players scored in double figures led by Trenton Hillbrands with 19. Emmetsburg got a great game from Dalton Connelly off the bench with 18 points. LeMars improves to 5-6, 4-3 while Emmetsburg drops to 3-9, 1-6