Emerson-Hubbard Basketball Teams Record Conference Road Sweep In Winside

WINSIDE – A pair of Lewis & Clark Conference basketball teams took to the court prior to the moratorium break coming up this weekend.

From Winside Public Schools, the Wildcats hosted the Emerson-Hubbard Pirates.

During the girls contest, Emerson-Hubbard held Winside to an 11-2 opening quarter while adding a 10-7 second. At the break, the Pirates led 21-9. EHS began to pull away in the third quarter (20-3) and won the fourth (14-5). Final saw Emerson-Hubbard win 55-17 to improve to 3-3 on the season as Winside fell to 1-5.

Melanie Gentrup was the team leader for EHS with 22 points as Addison Mackling followed with 19 points. Stephanie Ferusca added seven points, four from Brynn Schock and another three points by Taylor Daum.

The Pirates finished 9-18 from the foul line.

Winside was led in scoring from Andi Bargstadt with six points as Kellie Kampa added five points. McKenna Russell tallied four points and the final scoring came from Brooklyn Behmer off the bench with two points.

Winside closed the day at 1-6 from the charity stripe.

Scoring by quarter:

1st 2nd Half 3rd 4th Final:

11 10   21     20   14   55 – Emerson-Hubbard

2     7    9       3      5   17 – Winside

In the boys game, it was all Emerson-Hubbard with a 26-7 first quarter and another 24-3 in the second. With a 40-point lead at the break, the running clock began. The Pirates finished off outscoring Winside 8-4 in the third and 4-2 in the fourth for a final of 62-16. The win for Emerson-Hubbard snapped a three-game losing streak to Winside and improved the Pirates to 1-5 on the season as the Wildcats fell to 0-6.

Both Jake Kneifl and Nolan Belt tabbed 16 points for Emerson-Hubbard. Spencer Burcham added double figure scoring with 10 points and nine from Hunter Schock. Other scoring came from Ryan Kinnaman (four), Mason Hall (three) and two each from Zach Shanks and Garrett Blanke.

EHS finished 1-9 from the foul line.

Just three players did all of the scoring for Winside with Brody Meis accounting for 10 points. Layton Petersen finished with four points and two points by Ashton Ferris.

Winside closed out the game 6-10 at the charity stripe.

Scoring by quarter:

1st 2nd Half 3rd 4th Final:

26  24   50     8     4   62 – Emerson-Hubbard

7     3    10     4     2   16 – Winside

Winside will next compete in the Randolph Holiday Tourney between December 27-29. Due to there only being three girls teams, Winside will face Plainview on Thursday, December 27 at 5 p.m. and then play Randolph on Friday, December 28 at 4 p.m. during round robin play. The Winside boys will open with Plainview on Friday at 5:30 p.m. with the winner/loser playing either Allen or Randolph on Saturday.

Emerson-Hubbard will take part in the Madison Holiday Tourney next Friday and Saturday, December 28-29. EHS will face Elgin Public-Pope John at 2:30 p.m. for the girls followed by the boys around 4:15 p.m.



West Point-Beemer 64, Fort Calhoun 14
Humphrey/Lindsay Holy Family 57, Pender 43
Homer 48, Randolph 28
Wisner-Pilger 38, Stanton 21


Fort Calhoun 50, West Point-Beemer 39
Humphrey/Lindsay Holy Family 60, Pender 43
Randolph 67, Homer 61
Wisner-Pilger 58, Stanton 49

Allen 60, Cornerstone Christian 22

Knight Holiday Classic: South Sioux City 63, Hartington Cedar Catholic 42

Knight Holiday Classic: Archbishop Bergan 43, Pierce 31