Okoboji Basketball Sweeps HLP
Thu 12-4-2014 
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.
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.