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CROSS COUNTRY: Neururer top area finisher in Swain

DULUTH — Pillager’s Matt Neururer placed 74th and Wadena-Deer Creek’s Neil Janson 83rd during Saturday’s Swain Invitational.

Neururer finished in 18:25.2 and was followed by Shane White in 136th, Isaac Jacboson in 147th and Josh Warren in 167th for Pillager.

Janson ran the course in 18:35.6 followed by Joey Pate in 125th place for W-DC.

Pillager’s Paige Leifermann placed 150th in the Class 1A girls varsity race and Akari Hirata was 179th.

Class 1A boys team scores (29 teams): 1-St. Cloud Cathedral 80, 2-Perham 82, 3-Blake 96, 4-Northwestern 157, 5-Mesabi East 175, 6-Esko 195, 7-Plainview-Elgin-Millville 203, 8-Mora 216, 9-Proctor 233, 10-Glencoe-Silver Lake 283 

Individual winner: Brandon Clark (Blake) 16:03.1

Pillager results: 74-Matt Neururer 18:25.2, 136-Shane White 19:31.7, 147-Isaac Jacobson 19:47.6, 167-Josh Warren 20:29.3

Wadena-Deer Creek results: 83-Neil Janson 18:35.6, 125-Joey Pate 19:18.7

Class 1A girls team scores (26 teams): 1-St. Cloud Cathedral 55, 2-Blake 88, 3-Esko 201, 4-Perham 204, 5-Mora 237, 6-St. Paul Academy 267, 7-Watertown-Mayer 267, 8-Northwestern 273

Individual winner: Clare Flanagan (Blake) 14:52.9

Pillager results: 150-Paige Leifermann 20:08.5, 179-Akari Hirata 22:01.5

Next: Pillager in Ottertail Central Invite at Henning 4:30 p.m. Tuesday; Wadena-Deer Creek at Perham Invitational Thursday; Pequot Lakes in Roger Twigg Invitational at Ruttger’s Golf Course 4 p.m. Thursday.