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ICE RACING: Pratt, Bordens win races

Shawn Pratt and Jake and Matt Borden won their classes in the Feb. 23 edition of the Crosslake Ice Racing event.

In the studded tire class, Pratt, from Merrifield, took first, with Drew Seeker from Crosslake second and Matt Borden from Merrifield third.  

In the 15 and under class, 8-year-old Jake Borden from Merrifield took first again with Logan Pratt of Merrifield second and Connor Pratt from Merrifield third.  

In the rubber tire class, Matt Borden was first with Shawn Pratt second and Taylor Pratt of Merrifield third.

Races are scheduled March 2 and 9, depending on ice conditions.  

The public is welcome to view the races, free of charge, from a plowed parking area on Big Pine Lake, south of downtown Crosslake. Take the Big Pine Trail approximately one-quarter mile east of  County Road 3 to the public access and follow the plowed ice road to the spectator parking area.

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