SPIRIT LAKE - Former Lakes Conference rivals Spirit Lake and Sheldon will meet in the Class 2A District 2 final next Tuesday. The Indians defeated Dickinson County rival Okoboji 48-35 on Thursday while the Orabs downed Sioux Central 58-33. Sheldon is ranked ninth.
Spirit Lake did most of the damage against its rival with a 14-3 first quarter. Okoboji kept pace with the Indians most of the way and got within seven, 38-31, in the fourth quarter. The Indians led 23-13 at halftime and 36-24 after three quarters.
Paul Brown led Spirit Lake with 13 points while Alec Henrickson scored 12, Trevor Smith had seven, Zach Arneson had six and Alex Pringnitz and Tyler Alger each had five.
Tuesday's game starts at 7 p.m. at Spencer High School.