Sports

Spirit Lake's Postseason Run Comes To An End

Mon 2-25-2019

For the third year in a row, Sergeant Bluff-Luton has knocked Spirit Lake out of the postseason.  Monday night in Sioux City, the Warriors beat the Indians 50-38.  In the first quarter, Spirit Lake started off the game on a 10-0 run before it was answered by SB-L and a 7-0 run of their own.  Spirit Lake led 14-10 after the first quarter.  It was a back and forth second quarter with Spirit Lake leading 26-24 at the break.  In the third quarter, the warriors claimed their first lead of the game with 2 minutes 52 seconds left to go in the quarter.  Still it was tied at 35 heading to the final quarter.  In that final quarter, SB-L outscored Spirit Lake 15-3 to win by 12 points.

 

Spirit Lake was led by Owen Coburn with 16 points and they finish the season with a record of 11-13.  They will say goodbye to five seniors in Ben Newman, Owen Coburn, Kip Hurd, Greg Will and Spencer Newman.  Sergeant Bluff-Luton was led by Conner Groves with 22 points and they advance to state with a record of 20-3.  They are making their third consecutive state trip appearance.

 

Ben Newman

 

Owen Coburn

 

Greg Will

 

Kip Hurd

 

Head Coach Paul Brown