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Nordic Skiing: Baker, Nelsen help Warrior boys to title


COLERAINE — A runner-up finish by Zean Baker and a third-place showing by Riley Nelsen helped the Brainerd Warriors boys team to the championship in Monday’s Little Falls Invitational at Mt. Itasca.

It was the third victory of the season for the Brainerd boys team.

Baker finished the pursuit event (5-kilometer classic, 5km freestyle) in 28:11 with Nelsen coming in at 28:36. Noah Baker was 17th, Gerrit Garberich 19th and Matt McDonald 29th.

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