DULUTH -- Wadena-Deer Creek’s Kira Sweeney finished second overall with a 20:44 run as the Wolverine girls placed 11th out of 30 teams in the Swain Invite Saturday, Oct. 5.

The Wolverine boys were fourth as a team with their best runs coming from Bereket Loer in 28th place and Lucas Hinojos in 34th.

The Pillager girls finished 30th with Greta Hall in 164th place. The Pillager boys were incomplete as a team. Nate Blake was the top runner in 173rd place.



Boys results
Team scores: 1-Ely 152, 2-Lake City 166, 3-Minnehaha Academy 170, 4-Wadena-Deer Creek 190, 5-East Grand Forks 222, 6-Proctor 234, 7-Eveleth-Gilbert 275, 8-Cromwell-Wright 278, 9-Moose Lake-Willow River/Barnum 282, 10-Rockford 325, 11-Mora 325, 12-Math & Science Academy 333, 13-Virginia 342, 14-Plainview-Elgin Millville 343, 15-North Shore 363, 16-Rush City 399, 17-Glencoe-Silver Lake 441, 18-Carlton/Wrenshall 464, 19-Mountain Iron-Buhl 479, 20-Norwood-Young America 491, 21-Pine City 516, 22-Mesabi East 539, 23-St. Paul Academy and Summit School 546, 24-Blake 557, 25-Stewartville 565, 26-Duluth Marshall 568, 27-Trinity School 608, 28-Esko 735, 29-Watertown-Mayer 826, 30-Mountain Lake Area-Comfrey 827, 31-Lakeview Christian Academy 928, 32-Chisholm 957
Individual winner: 1-Luke Olson (Ely) 17:38.3
Pillage results: 173-Nate Blake 23:20, 209-Garrett Olson 25:11, 232-Gabe Grimsley 31:36
Wadena-Deer Creek results: 28-Bereket Loer 19:16, 34-Lucas Hinojos 19:27, 37-Nathaniel Bervig 19:28, 46-Joshua Tabery 19:59, 51-Eli Bervig 20:07, 75-Lane Hoefs 20:35, 88-Bjorn Burnsberg 20:53



Girls results
Team scores: 1-Lake City 118, 2-Stewartville 174, 3-North Shore 226, 4-Blake 228, 5-Minnehaha Academy 255, 6-St. Paul Academy and Summit School 256, 7-Glencoe-Silver Lake 272, 8-Rockford 277, 9-Pine City 290, 10-East Grand Forks 295, 11-Wadena-Deer Creek 300, 12-Mountain Iron-Buhl 300, 13-Mesabi East 312, 14-United North Central 315, 15-Moose Lake-Willow River/Barnum 346, 16-Duluth Marshall 348, 17-Ely 365, 18-Virginia 420, 19-Hinckley-Finlayson 428, 20-Watertown-Mayer 447, 21-Mora 489, 22-Carlson/Wrenshall 508, 23-Math & Science Academy 535, 24-Eveleth-Gilbert 626, 25-Trinity School 664, 26-Esko 693, 27-Norwood-Young America 709, 28-Rush City 757, 29-Mountain Lake Area-Comfrey 771, 30-Pillager 880
Individual winner: 1-Ava Hill (Mesabi East) 20:17
Pillage results: 164-Greta Hall 28:23, 203-Ally Smith 33:19, 204-Samantha Bennett 35:57, 205-Kasey Anderson 36:12, 206-Ziya Pulak 36:18
Wadena-Deer Creek results: 2-Kira Sweeney 20:44, 47-Ally Pavek 23:20, 77-Amber Collins 24:25, 93-Emma Ries 24:52, 97-Johanna Brunsberg 24:58, 135-Macey Goeden 26:14, 152-Emma Mehl 27:12
Next: Pillager, Pine River-Backus, Wadena-Deer Creek at Ottertail Central Invitational, Henning 4 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 8.