Gerking, Kolegraff place seventh at state
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.