Okoboji Boys Advance Over Emmetsburg In 2A Boys Basketball

Mon 2-15-2016

Okoboji vs. Emmetsburg


Emmetsburg came out hot in the 1st quarter leading 17-4 over Okoboji.  The E'hawks would extend that lead to 22-9 with about 4 minutes to go in the half.  Okoboji then closed out the quarter on a 14-3 run to only trail by 2 half 25-23.  It was a back and forth 3rd quarter as Emmetsburg led 39-36 heading into the final quarter.  In the 4th, Okoboji took their first lead at 6 minutes to go.  Emmetsburg and Okoboji would find themselves tied at 43 with 3 minutes to go.  The Pioneers would close out the game on a 9-3 run and win the game 52-46.  The big difference was at the free throw line.  Okoboji was 20-29 at the stripe while Emmetsburg was only 4-7.  Alex Heller alone for Okoboji was 16-21 at the charity stripe.  He finished with a game high 30 points.  Emmetsburg was led by Thomas Schultes with 14, but he had 12 of those in the first half.  Okoboji improves to 6-16 on the season and will play at #1 Hull Western Christian Thursday starting at 8 PM on Y 100.  Emmetsburg finishes their season at 4-17 and graduate Christian Strohman, Wes Schultes, Clayton Freeman, Cameron Heddinger, Eli Reichart and Nick Grandstaff.


Other 2A Boys Scores


West Lyon 61

Sibley Ocheyedan 59


Unity Christian 66

Alta Aurelia 42


Manson NW Webster 58

Clarion Goldfield-Dows 54


Garner Hayfield Ventura 81

Eagle Grove 26


Clear Lake 87

Saint Ansgar 56


Forest City 73

Central Springs 48