MOORHEAD -- Emmet Anderson and eighth-grader Kyanna Burton both set school records for the Staples-Motley Cardinals as they ran to first-place finishes in the MSU-Moorhead Dragon Twilight meet Friday, Sept. 6.
For Anderson, a junior, it was his third win in three outings this year. He also finished first at the St. Olaf meet and the Cards’ Central Minnesota River Run home meet.
His time of 15:09.4 broke the 5,000 meter record previously held by Hunter Klimek. Klimek, a senior, placed third Friday and the S-M boys finished fourth as a team.
Burton completed the course in 19:01.7 for her second win of the season. Aften Robinson crossed the line fifth and the Cardinal girls claimed first place.
Team scores: 1-Perham 62, 2-Bemidji 76, 3-West Central 87, 4-Staples-Motley 99, 5-West Fargo Sheyenne 126, 6-Moorhead 139, 7-East Grand Forks 146, 8-Legacy 166, 9-Bagley/Fosston 271, 10-Lisbon 294, 11-Ada-Borup/Norman County 323, inc-Fargo South, Northern Cass, Shiloh Christian, Fischer
Individual winner: Emmet Anderson (SM) 15:09.4
Staples-Motley results: 1-Emmet Anderson 15:09.4, 3-Hunter Klimek 15:29.9, 27-Tanner Robben 16:57.6, 32-Isaac Christoffersen 17:17.7, 36-Jack Tyrrell 17:31.6, 37-Lucas Brownell 17:34.9, 50-Logan Robben 18:20.4
Team scores: 1-Staples-Motley 52, 2-Perham 56, 3-Moorhead 87, 4- Bemidji 93, 5-East Grand Forks 131, 6-West Fargo Sheyenne 135, 7-West Central 154, 8-Fargo South 184, 9-Northern Cass 253, inc-Ada-Borup/Norman County, Bagley Fosston, Legacy, Lisbon, Shiloh Christian
Individual winner: Kyanna Burton (SM) 19:01.7
Staples-Motley results: 1-Kyanna Burton 19:01.7, 5-Aften Robinson 19:30.9, 12-Addison Lorber 20:22.0, 16-Ashley Robben 20:31.6, 18-Addisyn Cichos 20:35.9, 32-Elizabeth Danilyuk 22:00.1, 48-Mackenzie Wilds 24:01.1
Next: Staples-Motley at Long Prairie-Grey Eagle Invite at Long Prairie Country Club 4:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 9.