EMMETSBURG - Spirit Lake had to survive a furious fourth-quarter rally by Emmetsburg, but held on for a 56-53 win on Friday.
The Indians led 18-10 after one quarter, 33-21 at halftime and 47-31 after three quarters before the E'Hawks put together a 22-point fourth quarter.
Alec Henrickson led Spirit Lake with 14 points while Paul Brown had 12 points and eight assists. Sam Harms and Alex Pringnitz each chipped in eight points, Trevor Smith had seven, Cole Thate had four, Tyler Alger had two and Zach Arneson had one. Arneson had a team-high five rebounds.
Spirit Lake (14-6 overall, 7-6 in the Lakes Conference) wraps up the regular season at home against Spencer this evening.