Cross-Country: Drietz, Warrior girls place 2nd at Rey Zimney Stampede

The 2022 Rey Zimney Stampede results from Sept. 19.

Hanna Drietz crosses finish line
Brainerd Warrior Hannah Drietz crosses the finish line Monday, Sept. 19, 2022, in second place at the Rey Zimney Stampede at the Pierz Golf Course.
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PIERZ — Hannah Drietz finished second with a time of 19:32.7 for Brainerd in the Rey Zimney Stampede Monday, Sept. 19, in Pierz.

Drietz helped the Warrior girls place second as a team with 65 points — two points behind St. Cloud Cathedral.

Other notable finishers for Brainerd were Brooke Wenz in sixth with a time of 20:16.7 and Katelyn Kennedy in ninth in 20:26.9.

Little Falls’ Grace Leclair placed fifth in 20:10.1 to help the Flyers finish third in the girls.

Pierz’s girls placed fourth behind Carissa Andres 21:01.1. Crosby-Ironton’s girls were 11th with Anna Westin running the best time of 22:53.9.


Little Falls’ boys placed fifth with Wyatt Baum netting a top 10 finish with a 17:50.7 time.

The Warrior boys were seventh with Ben Stadum leading the way with a 18:09.4 to be 12th.

Ben Stadum crosses the finish line.
Brainerd Warrior Ben Stadum crosses the finish line in 12th place Monday, Sept. 19, at the Rey Zimney Stampede at the Pierz Golf Course
Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch

Pierz boys finished 11th with Nathan Tax finishing ninth with a time of 17:59.1.

Crosby-Ironton’s Joe Ringhand ran in 19:17.2.

Boys results

Team scores: 1-St. Cloud Cathedral 70, 2-St. John’s Prep 111, 3-Northwest 139, 4-Pine City 142, 5-Little Falls 172, 6-Foley 174, 7-Brainerd 196, 8-Holdingford 231, 9-Zimmerman 250, 10-Osakis 291, 11-Pierz 292, 12-Mora 332, 13-St. Cloud Christian 341, 14-St. Cloud Apollo 352, 15-Royalton 359, 16-EVWK 404, 17-Howard Lake-Waverly 436, 18-Maple Lake 467, 19-Milaca 479, 20-Rush City 512, 21-Hinckley-Finlayson 634

Individual winner: Mark Swanson (N) 16:59.1

Brainerd results: 12-Ben Stadum 18:09.4, 29-Nolan Thiesse 18:45.8, 32-Leif Hoffman 18:50.9, 59-Weston Thiesse 19:55.3, 70-Axton Svir 20:17.3, 78-James Rabasco 20:28.3, 79-Gavin Jacobson 20:31.1

Crosby-Ironton results: 43-Joe Ringhand 19:17.2, 66-AJ Westin 20:11.5, 109-Aiden Reisz 21:45.8

Little Falls results: 8-Wyatt Baum 17:50.7, 21-Connor Grant 18:29.8, 41-Brayden Paulsen 19:12.5, 49-Noah Cameron 19:31.2, 58-Kobi Cameron 19:51.3, 60-Thomas Knopik 19:56.8, 80-Antonio Becker 20:33.3

Pierz results: 9-Nathan Tax 17:59.1, 53-Guy Clemons-Virnig 19:35.4, 75-Tyler Foss 20:25.7, 87-Kaleb Poser 20:41.3, 88-Wyatt Betsinger 20:49.4, 127-Rylan Gruber 22:26.2, 132-Hayden Dodge 23:03.7

Girls results

Team scores: 1-St. Cloud Cathedral 63, 2-Brainerd 65, 3-Little Falls 114, 4-Pierz 122, 5-Annandale 144, 6-Northwest 148, 7-Pine City 202, 8-Zimmerman 217, 9-EVWK 244, 10-Hinckley-Finlayson 261, 11-Crosby-Ironton 273, 12-Mora 296, 13-Holdingford 299, 14-Foley 360, 15-Maple Lake 414, 16-Watertown-Mayer 445, 17-Milaca 464, 18-Rush City 510

Individual winner: Hailee Zimpel (Z) 19:15.5

Brainerd results: 2-Hannah Drietz 19:32.7, 6-Brooke Wenz 20:16.7, 9-Katelyn Kennedy 20:26.9, 24-Bridget Collins 21:35.6, 31-Julia Rademacher 21:52.3, 33-Annelise Baird 22:17.7, 44-Madi Miller 23:00.9

Crosby-Ironton results: 42-Anna Westin 22:53.9, 47-Margaret Ringhand 23:16.8, 59-Ruby Westin 23:54.3, 65-Gabby Rosecrans 24:02.1, 88-Maria Ringhand 25:16.4, 103-Annaliese Vignieri 26:01.3, 127-Londyn Eastwood 29:58.5

Little Falls results: 5-Grace Leclair 20:10.1, 11-Malin Youngberg 20:45.1, 27-Grace Wamre 21:42.9, 39-Valerie Tenold 22:44.4, 45-Ayla Anez 23:10.6, 53-Aliza Kresha 23:31.9, 62-Avery Smieja 23:56.4

Pierz results: 16-Carissa Andres 21:01.1, 21-Chloe Lochner 21:27.2, 30-Quinn Gruber 21:50.6, 34-Emma Kowalczyk 22:26.0, 37-Eden Andres 22:41.8, 105-Maya Gahler 26:19.4

Next: Brainerd, Little Falls at Cold Spring 4:15 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 22; Crosby-Ironton at Hibbing 4 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 29; Pierz at Foley 4 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 29.

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