Okoboji Basketball Sweeps HLP

Thu 12-4-2014 []

Girls Game:

Okoboji defeated Harris-Lake Park 69-29 on Thursday night in non-conference basketball. The Pioneers led 15-10 after one quarter, 38-21 at halftime, and 58-24 after three.  The Pioneers full court defense forced Harris-Lake Park into 30 turnovers compared to 16 of their own.  Megan Peschong led all scorers with 17 and had 6 rebounds and 3 assists.  She scored the first 10 points of the second half.  Breanne Kopera and Emily Wintz each came off the bench and added 11.  Shaelyn Adams had 9 points and 5 rebounds.  Okoboji is 3-0 (2-0 Siouxland) and hosts Sheldon on Friday.  HLP is 1-1.  The Wolves got 11 from Mikaela Heikens.  They host Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn on Friday night in their War Eagle Conference opener.  You can hear that game on Q102.


Boys Game:

Okoboji held off a second half rally by Harris-Lake Park and won their season opener 53-44 on Thursday night.  The Pioneers had an early 11-6 lead after one and opened up a 29-15 point lead at halftime.  HLP cut the lead to 40-33 after three and had it down to 41-40 before Okoboji made a late surge of their own to preserve the victory.  Brady Van Iperen led all scorers with 20 in the loss for HLP.  The Wolves are 0-1 and host Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn tomorrow night.  Hear the game on Q102.  Okoboji got 16 from Tyler Stumbo and 12 from Holt Hunziker.  The Pioneers are 1-0 and host Sheldon Friday night in their Siouxland Conference opener.