Spirit Lake Basketball Sweeps Spencer Tuesday January 5th
Spirit Lake got off to a fast start early and never looked back in defeating Spencer 72-37 Tuesday night in the first game back for both teams after the holiday break. The Indians led 15-9 after the 1st quarter and 29-14 at the half. Spirit Lake would open it up in the 2nd half, outscoring Spencer 43-23. The Indians would end up shooting 59% from the field while holding the Tigers to 34%. Spirit Lake got 27 points and 14 rebounds from Ryan Kriener and 25 points from Billy Brown. Spencer got 13 points from Jake Kluender. The Indians improve to 7-2 and 4-1 in the conference. They will travel to LeMars Friday on KUOO. Spencer drops to 5-2 and 3-2 in the conference and will play in the CNOS classic in Sioux City Thursday against Lawton Bronson.