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Knights drop season opener

By Staff | May 22, 2008

FONDA — Graettinger/Terril was able to hold on to an early 2-1 lead against No. 8 Newell-Fonda on Tuesday.

The Mustangs began hitting the all and won 13-3 over the Knights in five innings.

G/T’s Theresa Petersen was a home run short of the cycle as she was 3-3 with a single, double and triple.

G/T (0-1) Ocheyedan today.

Spirit Lake 7, Okoboji 3

SPIRIT LAKE — The Spirit Lake softball team scored broke a 3-3 against inter-county rival Okoboji with four runs in the bottom of the sixth and held on for the 7-3 victory on Tuesday.

Mary Brown went the distance on the mound as she struck out seven batters and walked two.

At the plate, Kori Heidebrink was 2-3 while Kylie Ingvall was 1-2 and two RBIs and Brown and Alli Gerking each were 1-3. Brown had one RBI. Briana Brunsvold was 1-4 with two RBIs.

Spirit Lake (1-0) was on the road against Newell-Fonda on Wednesday and is at Harris-Lake Park today.