G/T Knights Advance
GRAETTINGER – The Knights of Graettinger/Terril advanced to the Class 1A Regional Semifinals with a pair of win over Harris-Lake Park on Thursday and Clay Central-Everly on Friday night.
On Thursday, the Knights needed a big rally to earn a 6-3 win.
HLP?would take the early 3-0 lead through five innings, but in the bottom of the fifth, the Knights exploded, scoring six runs in the bottom of the fifth, and held on to win by the 6-3 margin.
Alyssa Hoffman picked up the win for the Knights going the distance and giving up three runs, one earned, off four hits with a pair of walks while striking out three.
Brooke Hoffman and Amanda Olsen both had two hits, while Tasha Neilson, Haley Nelson and Nikki Brown each added a base hit in the win.
Friday night the Knights ran away from Clay Central-Everly to earn a 9-4 win.
After taking a 4-0 lead at the end of the first, G/T added five runs in the fourth inning and played solid defense to persevere for the victory and advancement to Monday’s semi-final game in Spencer against Alta.
Alyssa Hoffman earned the victory, giving up four runs, two earned, off nine hits, while walking three and striking out four batters.
Maddy Schany and Brooke Hoffman both had three hits, while Nikki Brown had two hits. Lindsay Flaharty , Tasha Neilson and Amanda Oleson all added singles to the winning effort for the G/T Knights.