Spirit Lake Basketball Hosts Cherokee

Fri 1-11-2019

Girls Game

Spirit Lake hung tough with the #4 ranked Cherokee girls basketball team on Friday, but the Braves pulled out the 58-51 win over the Indians.  Cherokee had an 11 point lead heading into the 4th quarter but Spirit Lake never quit and just ran out of time in the end.  The Indians were led by Emma Loveall with 15 points and Brooke Smith with 14 points.  They fall to 7-7 and 4-2 in the conference.  Cherokee stays unbeaten at 14-0.



Boys Game

This was a back and forth game between Cherokee and Spirit Lake.  The Indians led 40-33 at the half but the Braves outscored the Indians in the 2nd half 30-22 and flip the script on Spirit Lake winning 63-62.  Cherokee hit 12 three pointers in the game and they were led by Cole Pitts with 18.  Spirit Lake got 31 points from Owen Coburn.  The Indians fall to 7-5 and 2-4 in the conference.  Cherokee improves to 6-6.