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Midgets defense smothers Emmetsburg

January 15, 2013
By David Swartz - Managing Editor , Estherville Daily News

EMMETSBURG - Class 3A No. 3 Estherville Lincoln Central's offense wasn't as efficient as usual, but the Midgets defense smother Emmetsburg in a 45-11 win on Tuesday.

The E'Hawks scored two points in the first quarter and three in each of the other three quarters in the Midgets' victory.

ELC led 9-2 after one quarter, 21-5 at halftime and 32-8 after three quarters.

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ELC’s Caitlyn Clayton (51) scores a late basket in the Midgets 45-11 victory over Emmetsburg on Tuesday.
EDN photo by David Swartz

Emily Kirchner and Allie Sievert led ELC with 10 points each while Sara Heywood had nine.

Macy Dahl finished with six points on a pair of 3-pointers while Maggie McCauley hit one 3-pointer. Caitlyn Clayton finished with four points, Megan Jensen had two and Casey Sievert had one.

ELC was 3-of-8 from the free throw line while the E'Hawks were 3-of-6.

ELC (13-2 overall, 7-1 in the Lakes Conference) is on the road against Spencer on Friday. The Tigers were 8-5 overall and 4-3 in the Lakes Conference prior to their game with Cherokee on Tuesday.



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