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Gerking, Kolegraff place seventh at state

By Staff | May 31, 2008

DECORAH — Spirit Lake/Okoboji’s doubles team of Alli Gerking and Aubry Kolegraff finished seventh at the Class 1A State Tournament in Decorah on Friday.

The two freshmen lost their consolation semifinal match, 6-0, 6-0 to Decorah’s Laura Reutlinger and Siri Hedstrom.

However, they came back with a 6-3, 6-1 victory over Waterloo Columbus’ Katie Garrett and Jessica Klieman in the seventh-place match.

In singles action, Emily Swartz, the granddaughter of Carol and Albert Swartz of Dolliver, finished eighth.

Swartz lost 6-1, 6-0 to Logan Thompson of Decorah in the consolation semifinals and then lost 6-1, 6-3 to Lauren Booten of Holy Trinity Catholic in the seventh-place match.