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Sioux Central Boys Advance in Districts

February 18, 2020 10:51pm

The Sioux Central boys basketball team did not trail in their 69-51 Class 2A opening round district win over North Union on Tuesday in Sioux Rapids.  

The Rebels were up 20-5 at the end of the 1st quarter.  They were ahead by as many as 22 in the 1st half, and led 39-24 at the break.  

North Union got within 47-37, but the Rebels put the game out of reach with a 12-3 run to close the 3rd quarter.  

Jake Hargens was Sioux Central's top scorer with 19, followed by Connor Christian 17, and Carter Boettcher had 15.  North Union was led by Robert Ortman with 15, as their season concludes at 3-19.  

Sioux Central (13-9) will play Emmetsburg in a district semifinal on Thursday at 6:30pm in Hull.