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Spirit Lake edges Okoboji in tie-break

By Staff | Apr 19, 2008

SPIRIT LAKE — Dickinson County rivals Spirit Lake and Okoboji met on the golf course Friday and ended up tied with both teams shooting a 209.

However the Spirit Lake girls held the tiebreaker with their fifth varsity score five strokes better than the Pioneers’ No. 5 golfer.

Ashley Nielsen carded a 58 to Okoboji’s 63 to give the Indians the win.

Meanwhile Nikki Nielsen took medalist honors with a 48 while Okoboji’s Danielle Ficken was runner up with a49.

Rounding out the Spirit Lake scores, Katie Hansen and Maureen Owens each shot 53s and Emily Ayres had a 55.

The Indians’ other non-counting score was a 59 from Regan Sieperda.