ALEXANDRIA -- Bridget Collins crossed the finish line in 14th place for the fifth-place Brainerd Warriors girls in the Central Lakes Conference championship Tuesday, Oct. 15.
The top 15 runners earned all-conference honors with runners 16-25 earning honorable mention.
Brainerd’s Ethan Klisch was the top Brainerd boys finisher in 18th place. He was followed by Gus Duinink in 22nd as the Warriors also placed fifth.
Elle Juranek and Payton Lillo finished back-to-back in 37th and 38th for the Warrior girls.
Team scores: 1-Willmar 29, 2-St Cloud Apollo 48, 3-Alexandria 59, 4-Sartell 108, 5-Brainerd 143, 6-Tech 165, 7-Rocori 178, 8-Sauk Rapids-Rice 219, 9-Fergus Falls 247
Individual winner: 1-Fuad Bashir (Willmar) 16:34.2
Brainerd results: 18-Ethan Klisch 17:38.7, 22-Gus Duinink 17:53.0, 25-Thomas Ruhl 18:05.7, 36-Baden Bastian 18:21.8, 45-Michael Kuehn 18:49.2, 46-Logan Severson 18:56.0, 47-Nick Porisch 18:56.2
Team scores: 1-Alexandria 32, 2-Rocori 51, 3-Willmar 54, 4-Sartell 112, 5-Brainerd 170, 6-Fergus Falls 174, 7-Tech 182, 8-Apollo 209
Individual winner: 1-Lauren Eilers (Willmar) 18:55.7
Brainerd results: 14-Bridget Collins 19:52.6, 37-Elle Juranek 21:55.1, 38-Payton Lillo 22:00.1, 42-Elizabeth Selisker 22:31.4, 43-Abigail Dahl 22:45.0, 45-Emma Storbakken 22:54.4
Next: Brainerd in Section 8-2A met at River Oaks Golf Course, Cold Spring, 3:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 24.