Nordic Skiing: Storbakken, Warrior boys win invite
FERGUS FALLS--Evan Storbakken was the individual winner with a time of 17:56 leading the Brainerd boys to first place at Tuesday's Otter Tail Nordic Invite.
FERGUS FALLS-Evan Storbakken was the individual winner with a time of 17:56 leading the Brainerd boys to first place at Tuesday's Otter Tail Nordic Invite.
Runner-up Gabe Raguse clocked an 18:44 on the 5.4-kilometer course and Sam Nesheim came in fourth.
Grace Erholtz placed fifth and Faith Watson ninth for the Warrior girls who finished third.
Next up for Brainerd is the 65-team Mesabi Invite at Giants Ridge in Biwabik with more than 900 skiers Saturday.
Boys results 5.4K
Team scores: 1-Brainerd 383, 2-Bemidji 377, 3-Alexandria 354, 4-Detroit Lakes 317, 5-Ottertail 228
Individual winner: Evan Storbakken (Brd) 17:56
Brainerd results: 1-Storbakken 17:56, 2-Gabe Raguse 18:44, 4-Sam Nesheim 19:47, 14-Ben Renner 22:12, 16-Max Osbourne 22:51, 17-Zach Herrlich 22:57
Girls results 5.4K
Team scores: 1-Alexandria 388, 2-Bemidji 379, 3-Brainerd 361, 4-Ottertail 239, 5-Detroit Lakes 223
Individual winner: Sadie Hamrin (Bem) 22:40
Brainerd results: 5-Grace Erholtz 24:04, 9-Faith Watson 25:08, 14-Emma Storbakken27:03, 15-Gina Wasniewski 27:12, 17-Callie Knapp 27:43, 20-Sarah Nesheim 28:40, 22-Isabel Nelson 30:02, 24-Audry Collins 31:01
Next: Brainerd, Little Falls in Mesabi East Invite at Giants Ridge in Biwabik 10 a.m. Saturday.