SIBLEY - Spirit Lake's KJ Veldman returned to the Indians lineup on Saturday in time to help her team win 59-50 over Sibley-Ocheyedan.
However teammate Alissa Christoffer had the hot hand as she finished with 23 points while shooting 7-f16 from the field including 4-of-10 from the free throw line. Veldman finished with 13 points including 8-of-10 from the free throw line, along with seven rebounds, seven steals and three assists.
Spirit Lake led 16-19 after one quarter, 30-25 at halftime and 37-31 after three quarters.
Emma Dau chipped in 12 points and had three assists while Abbey Horsman, Carter Hassel and Bailey Loveall each had three points and Kendra Stokke had two.
On Friday, Spirit Lake didn't need Veldman against winless Storm Lake in a 75-18 victory.
The Indians led 26-2 after one quarter, 34-7 at halftime and 50-11 after three quarters. Dau led the Indians with 16 points while Hassel had 12, Joie Veldman had nine, Christoffer had seven, Bailee Newman had six, Carly Ites and Loveall each had five, Stokke an Jessi Kabele each had four, Katy Brevik had three and Horsman and Mackenzie Thate each had two. Stokke and Thate each had five rebounds. Veldman, Newman and Horsman each had four assists and Stokke had five steals.
Spirit Lake (10-5 overall, 6-3 in the Lakes Conference) hosts Cherokee this evening.