CL golf team advances to Districts
Wednesday, 20 May 2015 14:22
The Clear Lake Boys Golf Team traveled to Decorah Friday, looking to advance through Sectionals and earn a berth to the District golf meet this Friday at Wavlery. The team got off to a great start the first nine holes, leading by five strokes over Decorah heading to the back nine. The Lions played steady the back nine, but struggled to take advantage of good opportunities and were edged by two strokes.
Decorah claimed the Sectional title with a 309 total score. The Lions advanced by finishing second with a 311 for the 18-hole Sectional tournament.
Season ends for CL tennis team
Wednesday, 20 May 2015 14:21
Team competition came to an end for the Clear Lake girls tennis team Saturday, May 16, in Regional competition at the Wartburg College indoor facilities in Waverly. The Lions will, however, participate in the Individual Regionals Thursday, May 21, in Decorah.
Due to a forfeit by Hampton-Dumont, Clear Lake moved to the second round of Regional competition and met host Waverly-Shell Rock. The Go-Hawks shutout the Lions, 5-0.
“Despite the loss, the girls showed great improvement from the beginning of the season and never let up in their matches today,” said Coach Mary Jo Peterson.
After four very competitive matches by Lindsey Loudenburg, Gretchen Jones, Kirsten Jordan and Kylie Bottjen, Clear Lake found themselves behind 4-0 before Kiertsen Baalson and Reagan Brackey completed their matches.
Loudenburg fell 1-6, 4-6; Jones went down 2-6, 1-6; Jordan was defeated 4-6, 1-6; and Bottjen lost 1-6, 2-6.
Baalson dropped her first set, 3-6, and was tied 3-3 when the match was called. Brackey fell 1-6. 0-6, giving W-SR the victory.
In doubles, Loudenburg and Jones dropped the first set 2-6, but were up, 3-2 in the second set when the match was called. Jordan and Bottjen were in progress, 1-6, 3-3 when play was stopped.
GHV boys end golf season
Wednesday, 20 May 2015 14:21
The Garner-Hayfield/Ventura boys golf team can look back at the 2015 season with no regrets.
NIC Conference Meet
It was a disappointing night for the GHV boys golf team. They fell just three strokes short of winning the North Iowa Conference Tournament held on Monday, May 11.
Bishop Garrigan won the 12-team meet with a score of 331. Eagle Grove was runners-up with 334 and GHV scored 335.
Lions finish fourth at NCC track meet
Wednesday, 20 May 2015 14:20
The Clear Lake boys track team finished fourth in a highly competitive North Central Conference track meet held Monday, May 11, at Iowa Falls. Algona won the title with 177 points ad Humboldt was runner-up with 106. Webster City came in third with 96, followed by the Lions with 85 points, Iowa Falls-Alden with 81 and St. Ed’s with 71 points. Clarion-Goldfield and Hampton-Dumont finished with 49 and 36 points respectively.
“We had great effort on a cold night,” said Coach AJ Feuerbach, adding that the meet was a good primer for District competition on Thursday.
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