Spirit Lake Basketball Sweeps Storm Lake

Tue 12-9-2014 []

The Spirit Lake Indians swept Storm Lake Tuesday night by finals of 73-29 in the girls game and 70-29 in the boys game.

In the girls game, the Indians jumped out to an early lead and entered halftime with a 51-16 lead. Spirit Lake cruised in the second half, taking the win 73-29. Emma Dau led all scorers with 13 points. Bailee Newman had 12 and Joie Veldman added 11. Carly Ites and Katy Brevik also had 8 points apiece. The Indians advanced to 4-0.

In the Boys game, Spirit Lake got off to a bit of a slow start, but was still able lead 15-9 after the first quarter. The Indians took a 39-16 lead into half and continued strongly in the second half, winning by a final 70-29 to move to 3-0 on the season. Alec Henrickson put up 22 points, including 5-three pointers, to lead all scorers. Ryan Kriener chimed in with 17 points and Billy Brown added 13. 

Spirit Lake hosts Cherokee in another doubleheader Friday night.