Cherokee led 25-21 after a steady first half, but then turned the ball over in the third quarter as Emmetsburg went on a 13-4 scoring run to post a 34-29 lead heading into the final eight minutes. However, the battling WHS gals dug deep to outscore the hosts 18-10 in the fourth frame, including that deal sealing 10-2 spurt at the end to claim the big win.
Megan Hummel paced Cherokee scoring with 17 points, followed by Shanon Shaefer 14, and Megan Carlson 10. Ashton Connelly led the E-Hawks with 18 points, and 6-1 post Paige Naig totaled 13.
Emmetsburg made 15-42 shots for 36 percent, was 3-11 from the three-point arc, and also netted 10-17 free throws.
Hummel also led her team on the boards with 13 rebounds for a superb double-double outing, and Taylor Woods snagged six rebounds. Hummel had four assists, and Shaefer and Hummel each had three steals.
The Cherokee girls end regular season play with a 6-14 record.