Storm Lake–Emmetsburg Basketball Recap

Emmetsburg was in Storm Lake Tuesday night for a non-conference double-header that started with an E-hawk 54-46 victory in the girls game.  Abbie Schany went six-for-six at the foul line in the final :20 seconds of the game to seal the victory.  She finished with 12 points and made all ten of her free throws, Molly Schany scored a team high 14 points.

The E-hawks never trailed in the game and led 23-20 at the break.  The closest the Tornadoes would get was 43-42 with just under four minutes to play.

Storm Lake was led by Nyathal Deng’s 14 points.  Emmetsburg made 13-of-15 free throwns while Storm Lake made 2-of-4.

The E-hawks are now 2-1 and the Tornadoes fall to 1-4.

After the game Chris Boeckman spoke with coach Jesse Nitchals.

The Storm Lake boys earned a split of the double-header winning 50-44.  The E-hawks scored the first two baskets of the game to go up 4-0 only to watch the Tornadoes score the next 11 and the Green and White never trailed after that.  After leading by a 27-24 margin at the break, Storm Lake would go on a 14-0 run in the 3rd quarter to build their biggest lead of the game at 43-28.  Emmetsburg would out-score Storm Lake 11-4 in the 4th quarter to make the game close.

Cham Deng scored 17 points and Brayden Hoops added ten to lead Storm Lake in scoring.  The E-hawks were led by Hunter McAllister who scored 14 of his 16 in the 2nd half, Blake Ver Mulm scored all 15 of his points in the first half.  The Tornadoes were 10-for-20 at the free throw line, while the E-hawks were 1-for-4.

After the game Chris Boeckman spoke with coach Heath Stille.

The E-hawks fall to 1-2, Storm Lake is now 3-0.  The Tornado teams will host Spencer for their Lakes Conference opener Friday night.