Members of the g-Force 18 and under team are, from left, front row - Rylee Monteith (Sr., Decorah), Elle Shelton (Sr., Decorah), Kayla Lentz (Jr., Crestwood), Kylie Kerndt (Sr., Decorah), Taylor Buchheit (Jr., South Winn). Back - Coach Tony Gossman, Jaden Schweinefus (Jr., South Winn), Lydia Kleckner (Sr., Decorah), Lizzie Hartman (Jr., Decorah), Brigid Berns (So., Waukon), Regan Wasson (Sr., Waukon), Coach Robin Gossman. (Photo submitted)
Members of the g-Force 18 and under team are, from left, front row - Rylee Monteith (Sr., Decorah), Elle Shelton (Sr., Decorah), Kayla Lentz (Jr., Crestwood), Kylie Kerndt (Sr., Decorah), Taylor Buchheit (Jr., South Winn). Back - Coach Tony Gossman, Jaden Schweinefus (Jr., South Winn), Lydia Kleckner (Sr., Decorah), Lizzie Hartman (Jr., Decorah), Brigid Berns (So., Waukon), Regan Wasson (Sr., Waukon), Coach Robin Gossman. (Photo submitted)
Area club volleyball team ‘g-Force Elite’ won an 18 & under tournament in Mabel Sunday.
Ten teams from southeast Minnesota and northeast Iowa competed. The g-Force Elite team had a 10-0 (set record) on the day, outscoring opponents 250-135. For the 2017 season, g-Force Elite 18’s have a 23-10 match record.
The 16 & under ‘g-Fore Elite’ team competed in a 24-team tournament in Kasson, Minn. Saturday. They were 3-0 in pool play and advanced to the championship bracket but were defeated in the first round by a narrow margin. g-Force Elite teams have players from Cresco, Decorah, South Winneshiek and Waukon. The 16’s are coached by Melanie Gossman and Karissa Kime. The 18’s are coached by Robin Gossman and Tony Gossman. The 16’s will conclude their season with a tournament in Preston, Minn., April 2 and the 18’s will end with a multi-day tournament in Mankato the following weekend.