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Triathlon: Schmidgall, Carlson post fastest times

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Lily Becker (left), Kynlee Schmidgall and Hayden Bellefeuille run out of the water Saturday, Aug. 25, after the swim leg of the Kiwanis Kids Triathlon at Whipple Beach Park in Baxter. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch Video and Gallery 2 / 2

BAXTER—Kyler Schmidgall of Little Falls and Jaycee Carlson of Brainerd posted the fastest boys and girls times for the for Saturday's Kiwanis Kids Triathlon at Whipple Beach.

Schmidgall posted a 17:36 total time to win the boys 9-year-old division. Carlson's time of 18:56 was the top time overall and won the girls 9-year-old division, which consisted of a 25-yard swim, 2-mile bike ride and a 1-mile run.

Athletes 10 years and older covered a 50-yard swim, 4-mile bike and a 2-mile run.

Baden Bastian's 27:02 was the top time overall and he won the boys 14-year-old category. Macy Bell of Maple Grove was the fastest girl at that distance with a time of 32:44.

A total of 174 athletes competed in Saturday's triathlon. For complete results visit

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5-year-olds: Christopher Menzel, Brainerd, 27:28; Kynlee Schmidgall, Little Falls, 26.49

6-year-olds: Braydon Hand, Brainerd, 23:05; Maddy Jamison, St. Cloud, 25:14

7-year-olds: Logan Miller, Baxter, 20:27; Kendal Quinn, St. Cloud 21:12

8-year-olds: Beckett Miller, Brainerd, 17:56; Cecilia Jamison, St. Cloud, 19:59

9-year-olds: Kyler Schmidgall, Little Falls, 17:36; Jaycee Carlson, Brainerd, 18:56

10-year-olds: Christian Bach, Minnestrita, 31:41; Lucille Lewandowski, Ironton 34:26

11-year-olds: Payton Haglin, Brainerd, 42:15; Madelyn Miller, Brainerd, 34:08

12-year-olds: Colin Elliott, Arden Hills, 30:31; Tia Bruggeman, Brainerd, 35:28

13-year-olds: Wes Sumner, Minneapolis, 30:29; Macy Bell, Maple Grove, 32:44

14-year-olds: Baden Bastian, Baxter, 27:02