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E’Hawk Freshman Results

By Staff | Jan 24, 2008

Emmetsburg’s Freshmen basketball teams picked up several wins and one loss in the past couple of weeks of action.

On Jan.10, the young E’Hawk boys fell by a 58-37 tally to Storm Lake.

Storm Lake out-rebounded the E’Hawks in the contest, taking a 32-15 advantage that Emmetsburg couldn’t overcome. A big third quarter for the Tornadoes sealed the fate of the game against the E’Hawks.

Emmetsburg was led by Cory Schultes with 11 points, while Austin Oppenheimer added seven points. Arthur Heldt added four points, while Tyler Clasing, Kory Hagen, Bobby Gappa and Dennis Theesfeld each scored three points, with Steven Heddinger dumping in two points and Tyler Thornberry scoring a free throw.

On Jan. 14, the young E’Hawks pulled out a thriller as they defeated Bishop Garrigan of Algona by a 39-37 score and took their second win of the year over Bishop Garrigan.

Bobby Gappa would spark Emmetsburg’s offense with 15 points on the night, while Arthur Heldt scored nine points. Cory Schultes chipped in six points, with Austin Oppenheimer adding three points. Tyler Thornberry, Steven Heddinger and Cory Elbert each scored two points.

In addition, Cory Schultes pulled down nine rebounds and Bobby Gappa handed out four helpers and made three steals as Emmetsburg improved to 3-5 on the season.

In action on January 17, Emmetsburg came up with a satisfying 40-34 win over the Wildcats of Humboldt.

Emmetsburg would get another 15 point effort in the win on the road from Cory Schultes, who also pulled down five rebounds. Bobby Gappa tallied nine points with five steals and four assists and four rebounds, while Austin Oppenheimer and Arthur Heldt both scored seven points. The offensive effort was rounded out by Tyler Thornbury with two points.

Emmetsburg’s Freshmen Girls defeated Humbolt by a 49-31 score as well on Jan. 17.

Leading the scoring was Tiffany Wollum with 28 points, Tacee Leebens with 11 points , Chelsey Rouse with seven points and Morgan Vlasman with four points. The girls are 2-3 on the season.