SPIRIT LAKE - The Spirit Lake boys had little trouble against Hinton in their season opener with a 61-32 victory.
The Indians jumped out to a 19-4 lead after one quarter and led 35-19 at halftime and 49-23 after three quarters.
Sophomore Alec Henrickson led the way with 18 points while fellow sophomore Alex Pringnitz finished with 13 points and 10 rebounds. Paul Brown chipped in seven points with eight assists and four steals. Zach Arneson and Tyler Alger each had six points. Austin Folsom had four, Cole Thate had three and Trevor Smith and JD Mitchell each had two.
Spirit Lake (1-0 overall) is on the road against Valley Lutheran in Cedar Falls on Saturday.