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Short-staffed Spirit Lake girls place fifth at Spencer

 

Spirit Lake’s girls track team only competed in a few events at a meet hosted by Spencer on Thursday, April 11. Still, the Indians were able to earn 70 team points to place fifth overall and earn six top-three finishes on the day.

Lauren and Fran Travis earned wins in the shot put and discus, respectively. Lauren won the shot put with her throw of 40 feet, 1.5 inches. Fran won the discus with her throw of 133 feet, .5 of an inch.

Okoboji girls track places fourth at Spencer

 

Okoboji’s girls track team placed fourth at the 2024 Spencer Girls Invitational held Thursday, April 11 at Dale Norton Field in Spencer. The Pioneers totaled 74 team points on the day and earned eight top-three finishes.

SLPO girls soccer blanks Tornadoes

 

The Spirit Lake Park-Okoboji girls soccer team extended its win streak to four and its shutout streak to three with a 5-0 road win over Storm Lake on Thursday, April 11.

SLPO held a 1-0 advantage at halftime before pouring in four goals in the second half to put the contest out of reach.

Wolves drop road dual to Westerners

 

Harris-Lake Park’s boys golf team dropped a War Eagle Conference road dual to Akron-Westfield on Thursday, April 11. The Westerners defeated the Wolves 162 to 187 at Akron Golf Course.

Lucas Ahrenstorff led Harris-Lake Park with his low round of 41. Seth Goodell shot a 43. Wyatt Wittrock shto a 51. Mason Ahrenstorff shot a 52. Caleb Hemphill shot a 54. Duane Ingham shot a 55.

Harris-Lake Park girls golf falls to Akron-Westfield

 

Harris-Lake Park’s girls golf team dropped a War Eagle Conference road dual to Akron-Westifled on Thursday, April 11. The Westerners whooped the Wolves 202 to 232 at Akron Golf Course.

Rylie Wittrock and Addison Brueggeman led Harris-Lake Park with their low round of 57. Madeline Greve shot a 58. Lilli Gunderson and Danika deBoom shot rounds of 60. Cora Niemeier shot a 69.

Indians fall to rival Tigers in boys golf

 

Spirit Lake’s boys golf team dropped a road contest to rival Spencer on Tuesday, April 9. The Tigers topped the Indians 154 to 171 at Spencer Golf & Country Club.

Kaleb Johnson carded the low round for Spirit Lake with a 40. Jaizik Miller shot a 41. Will Graves shot a 42. Jake Jacobs and Hunter Jackson both shot a 48. Cam DeVos shot a 49 for the Indians.

Spencer’s AJ Stanley earned medalist honors with his low round of 38.

Spirit Lake girls golf falls to rival Tigers

 

Spirit Lake’s girls golf team dropped a home meet with rival Spencer on Tuesday, April 9. The Tigers topped the Indians 191 to 224 at Okoboji View Golf Course in Spirit Lake.

Morgan Fine carded the low round for Spirit Lake with a 52. Emma Whiting shot a 55. Bella Marx shot a 56. Abi Slater shot a 59. Sydney Hunt shot a 68. Lauren Borthwick shot a 70 for the Indains.

Harris-Lake Park boys golf defeats HMS in road dual

 

Harris-Lake Park’s boys golf team earned a 20-stroke road victory over Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn on Tuesday, April 9. The Wolves defeated the Hawks 172 to 192 at Meadowbrook Golf and Country Club in Hartley.

Caden Vant Hul earned first-place medalist honors with his low round of 41.

Seth Goodell shot a 42. Lucas Gunderson shot a 43. Caleb Hemphill shot a 46. Duane Ingham shot a 47. Wyatt Wittrock shot a 49 for the Wolves.

Wolves top Hawks in girls golf battle

 

Harris-Lake Park’s girls golf team battled Harley-Melvin-Sanborn in a dual on Tuesday, April 9. The Wolves carded a combined round of 236 at Meadowbrook Golf and Country Club in Hartley. The Hawks did not have a team score.

Harris-Lake Park’s Madeline Greve led the way with her third-place round of 57.

Lilli Gunderson shot a 58. Rylie Wittrock shot a 59. Danika deBoom and Cora Niemeier both carded rounds of 62. Gracie Gunderson shot a 63 for the Wolves.

Okoboij boys golf places third at conference meet in Rock Rapids

 

Okoboji’s boys golf team placed third at a Siouxland Conference meet held Tuesday, April 9. The Pioneers carded a combined round of 156 to finish 13 strokes off the pace set by meet champion MOC-Floyd Valley.

Mason Dahms, RJ Kalsow, Lane Helgeson and Griffin Kasperbauer each carded rounds of 39 for the Pioneers. Tate Groenewg shot a 43 and Drew Early shot a 45.

Okoboji girls golf competes at Larchwood

 

Okoboji’s girls golf team took a skeleton crew to a Siouxland Conference meet held Tuesday, April 9 at Larchwood Golf Course in Larchwood.

Kahla Peters shot a 52, Morgan Elwood shot a 53 and Jaelyn Jostand shot a 55 for the Pioneers.

“We played well for most of the meet but had a couple of big numbers that really hurt the girls’ scores,” Okoboji coach Jeremy Wollenburg said.


 

SLPO girls soccer blanks Sioux Center in win

 

The Spirit Lake Park-Okoboji girls soccer team secured a third consecutive win and a second straight shutout with a home victory over Sioux Center on Monday, April 8. SLP-O defeated the Warriors 3-0 at Okoboji High School in Milford.

SLPO jumped out to a 2-0 lead after one half and tacked on an insurance goal in the second.

SLPO boys soccer falls to Sioux Center

 

The Spirit Lake Park-Okoboji boys soccer team dropped a road contest to Sioux Center on Monday, April 8. The Warriors topped SLPO 5-0 in Sioux Center.

“We played a very strong first half, keeping it scoreless for 30 minutes,” SLPO coach Alan Ditsworth said. “We continue to struggle for goal-scoring opportunities. They were a very strong defensive team.”

SL-O girls tennis earns crucial conference win over rival Spencer

 

The Spirit Lake-Okoboji girls tennis team earned a crucial victory over rival Spencer on Monday, April 8. SL-O topped the Tigers 5-3 at Speier Park in Okoboji.

“Considering how inexperienced we are, our players are performing incredibly well,” Spirit Lake-Okoboji coach Bob O’Hara said. “This was a huge win for the team. Every player gave her full effort.”

In singles, Emma Straus, Izzie Wycoff, Sydnee Strucker and Sally Androski each earned wins for SL-O.

SL-O boys tennis dominates rival Tigers

The Spirit Lake-Okoboji boys tennis team earned a dominant Lakes Conference road win over rival Spencer on Monday, April 8. SL-O defeated the Tigers 8-1 in Spencer.

In singles, Alex Profit, Luke Schneider, Evan Beck, Bennett Stecker and JD Schneider picked up wins for SL-O. The visitors went 3-0 In doubles, as Profit and Luke Schneider, Beck and Stecker, and JD Schneider and Will Klies earned wins for SL-O.

Spirit Lake girls golf falls to Midgets

 

Spirit Lake’s girls golf team dropped a Lakes Conference road dual to Estherville Lincoln Central on Monday, April 8. The Midgets defeated the Indians 217-202 at Estherville Golf Course.

Sydney Hunt led Spirit Lake with her low round of 50. Emma Whiting and Bella Marx both carded rounds of 55. Morgan Fine shot a 57. Lauren Borthwick and Abi Slater both shot a 70 for the Indians.

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