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Pequot Lakes: Ellison runner-up at state speech meet - Pierson, Miller also place

Pequot Lakes speech students placing at state, from left: Mollie Pierson, Allie Miller and Savannah Ellison.

Pequot Lakes senior Savannah Ellison captured second place in discussion over the weekend at the Class A State Speech Tournament at Apple Valley High School.

Others placing for the Patriots were Mollie Pierson, fourth in discussion, and Allie Miller, sixth in humor.

Pequot Lakes finished tied for eighth as a team out of the 101 schools who had at least one entry at this year's tournament.

Ali Sommerness competed in drama and Sydney Ellison in great speeches, but both missed breaking into finals.