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E’Hawk JV?Boys At .500

By Staff | Jan 15, 2009

Emmetsburg’s E’Hawk Junior Varsity boys are sporting a 4-4 record on the season after their games last week.

On Tuesday, Jan. 6, the young E’Hawks came up short in a 46-30 loss to LeMars, after trailing 23-15 at the intermission.

Marcus Akridge and Ryan Kliegl led the E’Hawks with eight points each, while Cory Schultes added five markers. Jacob Carlson had three points, while Steven Heddinger, Arthur Heldt and Kyle Hurley all scored two points in the effort.

Emmetsburg had 13 turnovers and LeMars had five. The E’Hawks hit 12 of 25 shots from inside the arc and made one of seven three pointers, while LeMars was 14 of 24 inside the arc and two of four outside the arc. At the line, the E’Hawks made three of seven attempts while LeMars made 12 of 26 free throws.

On Thursday night, Jan. 8, the E’Hawks journeyed to Manson to take on the Eagles of Northwest Webster and came away with a 54-36 win.

Emmetsburg led 12-4 after one quarter and 27-23 at the intermission, before running away from the Eagles in the third to take a 44-28 advantage before claiming the 54-36 win.

Cory Schultes would lead the E’Hawks with 13 points while Ryan Kliegl added 12 tallies and Austin Oppenheimer added 11. Steven Heddinger and Kyle Hurley both banged in eight points and Ben Pelzer added two points to the tally.

Emmetsburg had seven turnovers and Manson had 11in the contest. The E’Hawks made 19 of 30 from the two and four of 10 from the three, while making four of seven free throws.

On Friday night, the JV boys handed Spencer a 55-50 setback to improve to 4-4 on the season.

The game was tight throughout, with the E’Hawks trailing 27-25 at the intermission.

Ryan Kliegl led the E’Hawks with 14 points, while Arthur Heldt came up with 11 points and Cory Schultes scored 10 points. Austin Oppenheimer tallied nine points while Bobby Gappa added six points and Steven Heddinger tallied five points.

The E’Hawks committed just seven turnovers in the win, and made eight of 17 shots inside the arc. From three-point range, the E’Hawks made nine of 12 shots. At the charity stripe, the young E’Hawks made 12 of 19 attempts in the winning effort.