Sports

Spirit Lake Basketball Sweeps Estherville Tuesday December 15

Tue 12-15-2015

Girls Game

 

The Spirit Lake girls set the pace early leading 22-10 after the 1st quarter in lakes conference girls basketball and cruised to a 71-51 victory over Estherville.  The Indians led 44-21 at half and 57-33 after the 3rd quarter before winning by 20.  Spirit Lake shot 49% for the game and committed only 12 turnovers.  Joie Veldman had 22 points and 5 rebounds to pace Spirit Lake.  Estherville was led by Morgan White with 19 points.  Spirit Lake improves to 4-1 and 2-1 in the conference and will travel to Emmetsburg Friday.  Estherville falls to 2-6 and will host LeMars Friday.

 

 

Boys Game

 

Both teams got off to a slow start with Spirit Lake leading 12-11 after the 1st quarter.  In the 2nd quarter, Spirit Lake went on a 10-0 run to start and held Estherville scoreless for the first 3 min 20 seconds.  The Indians led 31-16 at the half and 47-32 after 3 quarters.  It was the 4th quarter in which Spirit Lake pulled away outscoring ELC 29-7.  The Indians would win the lakes conference boys basketball game 76-39.  Spirit Lake would shoot 63% for the game and have only 8 turnovers.  They were led by 40 points from Ryan Kriener.  Estherville got 13 from Kyle DeVary.  Spirit Lake improves to 3-2 and 2-1 in the conference and will travel to Emmetsburg Friday.  Estherville falls to 0-6 and will host LeMars Friday.