Okoboji Basketball Splits with Boyden Hull
Fri 1-30-2015 
Okoboji hosted Boyden Hull Friday night and the Pioneer girls picked up a 56-48 win and the boys fell to the Comets 82-67.
Boyden Hull has struggled this season, but they looked ready to upset Okoboji, especially in the second quarter. After slow starts for both teams, the first quarter ended in an 8-8 tie. The Comets got off to a great start in the second, building a double digit lead before Okoboji cut that lead to 4 at the half, 25-21. It was all Okoboji in the third, as they began the half on a 14-0 run. The Pioneers entered the fourth quarter with a 44-32 advantage. The Comets tried mounting a comeback, but Okoboji held on for the 56-48 victory. Megan Peschong led the team with 14 points, all in the second half. The Pioneers advanced to 15-3 and will play at MOC-FV Tuesday night.
Okoboji looked poised to snap Boyden Hull's 8 game winning streak early on, by jumping out to a 7-0 lead. As quickly as they built that lead, however, the Comets came roaring back to take an 8-7 lead and eventually closed out the first quarter with a 30-16 lead over Okoboji. Tyler Stumbo and Holt Hunziker led the Pioneers in a huge second quarter, as they outscored Boyden Hull 22-8 to tie it at 38 by halftime. The third quarter belonged to the Comets as they jumped out to a 59-48 lead. In the fourth, Okoboji pulled to within 5 with a few minutes left, but they couldn't get any closer. Boyden Hull pulled away in the final minutes to pick up their 9th straight win, 82-67 over Okoboji. Stumbo led all scorers with 35 points and Holt Hunziker added 14 for Okoboji. Chandler Brunsting dropped in 22 for the Comets. The Pioneers fell to 6-11 and travel to MOC-FV on Tuesday.