Sports

Okoboji Boys Basketball Snaps Losing Streak

Fri 2-12-2016

The Okoboji boys basketball team snapped a 9 game losing streak Friday night by defeating George Little Rock 60-53 to end the regular season.  The Pioneers trailed 10-1 to start the game and 4 points at half.  They had a strong second half though with an 8 point run led by an Alex Heller dunk and a 3 pointer by Luke Wollenburg.  Heller finished with 24 points, Jake Dodge with 14 and Bryce Peter with 12.  The Pioneers get their first win since January 12th and finish the regular season at 5-16.  Okoboji will host Emmetsburg in the first round of the Class 2A postseason boys basketball tournament Monday in Milford at 8 PM on Y 100.