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G/T Netters Finish Third At Okoboji Tourney

By Staff | Sep 1, 2011

GRAETTINGER – The Knights of Graettinger/Terril finished the Okoboji Tournament with a 1-2 mark Tuesday, falling to Spirit Lake and Okoboji, but defeating Harris-Lake Park by a 2-1 tally.

Against Okoboji, the Knights fell by scores of 21-10 and 21-4 and against Spirit Lake, G/T came up short by scores of 21-11 and 21-13. Against H-LP, the Knights fell 18-21, but rallied to take win s by a 21-15 and 15-7 tally.

Hailley Nelson made 13 of 13 serves while Alyssa Hoffman had 14 of 17 with three aces and Morgan Mortenson made 14 of 15 with three aces.

Nikki Brown and Morgan Mortenson both had six kills, and Nikki Brown dug out 16 shots defensively. Nikki Brown would also field 20 serves, while Brooke Hoffman fielded 19 and ?Callie Herke fielded 16 serves.

“The team did a nice job of serve receive and playing aggressive at the net,” noted G/T Head Coach Tiffany Johnston.