Indianola Spring Sports Update 4/22/22 | Radio KNIA KRLS

Indianola Girls’ Golf, Boys’ and Girls’ Tennis and Boys’ and Girls’ Track were in action for Indianola on Thursday, including the girls who hosted the annual Ron Werling Relays at Indianola Stadium, placing third with 121 dots.

The Indian girls track team was led by a 1st place Gracie Foster in the 3000m, Emily Naughton 1st in the 800m, Grace Gioffredi 2nd in the 100m, Lauren Blake 3rd in the high jump, Julie Coffey 2nd in the discus, Grace Jackson 2nd in the shot put, Jordyn Brown 3rd in the 1500 m, the 4×800 relay placed 3rd, the Shuttle Hurdle relay placed 3rd, and the 4×100 relay placed 3rd.


The Indianola boys’ track team placed fifth in Waukee with 100 points. Carter Erickson placed 2nd in the 100m, Jonce Hale placed 2nd in the 200m, Logan Hoger placed 1st in the 3200m, Logan Piper won the 400m hurdles, Walker Whalen placed 1st in the discus, Gavin Legg placed 1st in the high jump and the 4×400 relay placed 2nd.

Indianola Girls Golf placed 11th in shooting a 417 in a crowded meet at Otter Creek Golf Course in Ankeny on Thursday. Camryn Overton led the team with a 92, while Kinzey Johnston recorded a 97, Amelia Moorlach a 113 and Hanna Graham a 115. Head coach Rita Doane told KNIA Sports she sees years of experience and commitment paying off with the senior group hitting the ball very well so far this season. The Indians next hit the course on Monday at Veenker Golf Course in Ames.


Indianola Boys’ Tennis rode a furious doubles rally to secure a Little Hawkeye Conference win over Grinnell 6-5. The Indians trailed in singles 4-2 with wins from Lane McGraw and Sam Thessen, but took four of five doubles to clinch victory, with the duos of Jackson Becker/McGraw, Nathan Barth/Zane Kolosik, Jake Gioffredi /Carson Graham and Brant Gicante/Erik Jensen all won. Indianola improves to 6-3 and remains undefeated in the conference, they face North Polk on the road today.

The Indianola Girls’ Tennis Team dispatched Grinnell 8-3 for the conference victory. Hannah Price, Brynn Bishop, Audra Dowler and Ceris Askelson all won in singles, while duos Bishop/Price, Dowler/Askelson, Ella Hildreth/Audrey Troutman and Zoey Belt/Maren Haynes all won in doubles. The Indians are now 7-2 this season and will host Pella Christian on Tuesday.