PIERZ — Kyle Becker finished in 42nd place with a time of 18:24.90, and Maggie Gruber placed 27th with a time of 16:29.20 for the Pierz Pioneers at Thursday’s Section 5-1A meet.
The Pioneers will not advance a team to state, and will not advance any individuals as well.
St. Cloud Cathedral won the girls and boys titles to advance to the state meet along with the Mora boys and Annandale girls teams.
Boys team scores: (21 teams) 1-St. Cloud Cathedral 27, 2-Mora 85, 3-Providence Academy 103, 4-Mayer Lutheran/LPWHT 128, 5-Rush City 149, 18-Pierz 432
Individual winner: Charlie Lawrence (Fly) 15:51.10
Pierz results: 42-Kyle Becker 18:24.90, 58-Alex Julich 18:48.00, 87-William Corbett 19:43.90, 118-Matt Janson 20:46.10, 131-Daniel Tautges 21:23.10, 137-Alex Hayes 21:45.60, 139-Mitchell Czech 21:52.60
Girls team scores: (20 teams): 1-St. Cloud Cathedral 34, Annandale 63, 3-Mora 127, 4-Maple Lake 141, 5-Providence Academy 149, 9-Pierz 270
Individual winner: McKenzie Holt (SCC) 14:36.10
Pierz results: 27-Maggie Gruber 16:29.20, 41-Tracy Wimmer 16:49.20, 73-Megan Hoheisel 17:41.50, 87-Abby Cyr 18:07.80, 89-Arre Langer 18:13.90, 114-Rachel Detschman 19:06.40
Next: State meet, St. Olaf College, Northfield, Class 1A girls 1 p.m., Class 1A boys 2 p.m. Nov. 5.