By Travis Morgan
Le Mars, IA - Le Mars Gehlen and Hinton battled in their final regular season game for a conference crown on Thursday. Gehlen led 24-18 in game one, but Hinton rattled off six straight points to tie it, then a few more to win it. That would come back to haunt Gehlen as the Blackhawks went on to win the War Eagle Conference title 3-0. Hinton is now 23-7 on the year. Gehlen wraps up the regular season with a 19-11 mark.