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Okoboji Boys Basketball Advances After Defeating Emmetsburg

Mon 2-15-2021

The Pioneers hosted the Emmetsburg E-Hawks Monday night in the first round of the tournament. Both teams battled to start the game with a 12-11 Okoboji lead. Both teams continued to fight with a 24-18 score going into halftime in favor of the Pioneers. The third quarter ended with a 35-25 Okoboji lead and the final ended 52-44 in a Pioneer victory. Okoboji was led by Lucas Lorenzen's 20 points. Jaden Heller also contributed 14.  Emmetsburg was led by Lex Kassel's 15 points. Ben Dunlap added 11 points on the night.  Okoboji is now 9-13 and will travel to Spirit Lake Thursday for a Class 2A District 4 semifinal.  Emmetsburg will finish the season with a record of 9-13.