ARMSTRONG - The season came to a close Tuesday night for Emmetsburg's Lady E-Hawks in a 47-32 loss to North Union in Class 2A Regional tournament play. The loss closes Emmetsburg's season with a mark of 7-16 on the season.
Emmetsburg would trail 11-0 early before scoring as North Union led 20-4 at the end of the first quarter. The Lady E-Hawks would find their footing in the second quarter and actually outscored the Warriors 13-10 to trail 30-17 at the intermission.
Emmetsburg would struggle to score in the third quarter, adding just five points to their total to trail 42-21 going into the final quarter, but played some good defense for a stretch in the final period, but it was too little too late, as Emmetsburg would fall by the 47-32 margin.
NO?FOUL? - Emmetsburg’s Kayla Joyce gets held as she goes to the basket by North Union’s Hallie Reese during Tuesday night’s Class 1A Regional Tourney game at Armstrong. The Lady E-Hawks would see their season end in a 4-32 loss. -- Dan Voigt photo
Bailey Naig led the effort with 18 points, while Raven Brown scored five points and Kayla Joyce added four markers. Lindsay Carter tallied three points and Molly Schany added two points to round out the scoring for the Lady E-Hawks.
Tuesday's game was the final prep contest for seniors Bailey Naig, Kayla Joyce and Jordan Hoyman.