Spirit Lake Basketball Uses Defense to Sweep Emmetsburg

Thu 1-26-2017

Girls Game


It was a high scoring 1st half of basketball with Spirit Lake leading 28-24 over Emmetsburg.  In the 2nd half, Spirit Lake shut down the Emmetsburg offense holding them to just 9 points.  In the end Spirit Lake came away with the victory 42-33.  Emmetsburg could not stop Anna Brown as she had over half of the teams points scoring 22 including 5 three pointers.  Emmetsburg was led by Bailey Naig with 11 points.  Spirit Lake improves to 8-7 and 3-6 in the conference.  Emmetsburg falls to 3-11 and 2-7 in the conference.  These two teams will meet up again Friday in Spirit Lake on KUOO.



Boys Game


The boys game was the opposite of the girls as Spirit Lake held Emmetsburg in 1st half to only 11 points and led 32-11 at the half.  Spirit Lake would maintain the lead in the 2nd half and win 61-41.  It was a hot first half for Spirit Lake and it continued during the entire game as they finished shooting 50% from the floor.  Owen Coburn led all scorers with 26 points.  Emmetsburg was led by Thomas Schultes with 18.  The Indians improve to 11-3 and 6-3 in the conference.  Emmetsburg falls to 6-8 and 2-7 in the lakes.