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E’Hawk JV?Boys Playing Well

By Staff | Feb 5, 2009

Emmetsburg’s E’Hawk Junior Varsity Boys basketball team sports a record of 7-7 after contests against Sheldon on Jan. 19, Storm Lake on Jan. 20, Western Christian on Jan. 27 and Sheldon on Jan. 30.

Against Sheldon on Jan. 19. Emmetsburg trailed 8-7 after one quarter but led 21-16 at the half. Emmetsburg held a 33-27 advantage after three quarters and when on to win 49-40.

Cory Schultes had 10 points for the E’Hawks, while Ryan Kliegl and Bobby Gappa both tallied nine points. Marcus Akridge added seven points and seven rebounds, while Jacob Carlson had five points. Arthur Heldt came up with three points while Steven Heddinger, Kory Hagen and Austin Oppenheimer all had two points.

Emmetsburg made 11 out of 36 inside the arc, four of nine outside the arc and canned 15 of 25 free throws.

The next night the young E’Hawks hosts Storm Lake and won by a 52-43 tally. Emmetsburg trailed 14-6 after one quarter, but led 29-25 at the break. The E’Hawks trailed 37-38 after three quarters but came back to take the 52-43 win.

Cory Schultes would tally 14 points and made all 10 of his free throws in the win. Steen Heddinger added nine points, while Marcus Akridge added seven points with eight rebounds and Bobby Gappa also added seven points. Ryan Kliegl scored five points, while Kyle Hurley had four points and Kory Hagen added three points.

The E’Hawks were 16 for 31 in the two point range and two of 11 for three-point shots, and the made 14 out of 19 free throws.

A week later, the young E’Hawks fell to Western Christian by an 87-23 score.

Emmetsburg trailed 29-5 after the first quarter and 49-17 at the half. Western would lead 67-19 after three quarters and took the 87-23 win.

Arthur Heldt would lead the way with eight points, while Steven Heddinger added six points. Cory Schultes added four points, while Jacob Carlson and Ryan Kliegl both scored two points, and Austin Oppenheimer added a free throw.

Emmetsburg made just eight of 38 shots inside the arc and one of eight from three-point land. Emmetsburg made four of 11 free throws. to slip to 6-6 on the season.

Emmetsburg would travel to Sheldon on Jan. 30 and came up short in a 41-44 setback. The game was close all the way, with the score tied at 11-11 after one quarter and 20-20 at the break. Sheldon took a 32-30 lead at the end of the third quarter and squeaked past the E’Hawks for the three-point, 44-41 win.

A 12-point effort would come from both Cory Schultes and Bobby Gappa in the contest, while Austin Oppenheimer added six points. Marcus Akridge chipped in five points, while Arthur Heldt added four points and Kory Hagen had two points.

Emmetsburg went 14 for 21 and Sheldon made 12 out of 19 from two-point range, while Emmetsburg made one of three from outside the arc and Sheldon made three of seven.

The E’Hawks hit 10 of 12 at the charity stripe and Sheldon made 11 of 19.

The series gives Emmetsburg a mark of 7-7.