Sheldon Splits With Hinton Tuesday Night At The Orina

Sheldon, Iowa — Sheldon hosted Hinton in a non conference basketball doubleheader Tuesday night. The Black Hawks left town with a 51-36 win in the girls game while the boys contest went to the Orabs 55-33.

In the girls game Hinton led at all the breaks up 11-6 at the end of the first quarter and pulled into halftime up 23-15. In the third quarter Sheldon got to within 3 but a run by Hinton put them up 38-27 going into the fourth. Sheldon put the Black Hawks on the line down the stretch but Hinton hit 8 of 12 in the final quarter to lock up the 51-36 win.

Bella Badar led the way with 16 points. Ashlyn Kovarna hit for 11. Sheldon put two players in double figures with Payton Lode hitting for 12 and Maliah Kleinhesselink adding 10.

With the win Hinton is 11-2 on the season. Sheldon is 7-6.


In the boys game Sheldon unleashed a barage of 3’s in the first quarter.They knocked down 5 as they jumped out to a 19-5 lead and never looked back. The Orabs finished with 8 treys on the night. At halftime the lead was 27-16 with a 44-23 third quarter advantage. The offense continued to roll as Sheldon got the win 55-33.

Blake Radke had a 16 point night including a trio of threes. He was joined in double figures by Shane Brower with 14. All told 9 Orabs earned a spot in the scorebook. Caleb Holmes led the Black Hawks with 13 points.

With the win Sheldon is 4-8 on the season. Hinton took just their third loss of the year and stand at 8-3.

Up next for both teams will be a return to conference play in Orange City. The Orabs meet MOC Floyd Valley. Hinton will be cross town going against Unity Christian.

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