WADENA — The Little Falls Flyers girls placed four runners in the top five, including first-place Mattia Hendrickson, to win the Wadena-Deer Creek Invitational Tuesday.
The boys meet was won by Perham, which had six runners place in the top seven, including individual winner Keeghan Hurley.
Hendrickson was followed by teammates Chelsea Rutz (3rd), Laura Moe (4th) and Heidi Moe (5th).
Matthew Massmann from Little Falls was the top area boys runner in eighth place and Korey Zetah paced Staples-Motley with a 10th-place finish. The Flyers were second and the Cardinals fifth.
Matt Neururer was 19th for the Pillager Huskies, who ran only three runners.
Tiana Eng set the pace for the Pillager girls, coming in 13th. Emma Schmitz led Wadena-Deer Creek with a 15th-place finish. Haley Christoffersen finished 28th for Staples-Motley.
Team scores: 1-Perham 19, 2-Little Falls 84, 3-Long Prairie-Grey Eagle 89, 4-Park Rapids 99, 5-Staples-Motley 132, 6-Ottertail Central 154, 7-Bagley/Fosston 169, 8-United North Central 228, inc-Pillager
Individual winner: Keeghan Hurley (Perham) 16:49
Little Falls results: 8-Matthew Massmann 17:51, 17-John Brezinka 18:59, 18-Cameron Smith 19:09, 20-Adam Maleski 19:15, 23-Brian McNama 19:34, 27-Dan Mushel 19:51, 29-Jacob Freitag 19:57
Pillager results: 19-Matt Neururer 19:14, 38-Kaine Schnagel 20:36, 45-Tent Brand 21:13
Staples-Motley results: 10-Korey Zetah 18:15, 14-Blake Miller 18:50, 33-Stephen Plopper 20:12, 36-Ryan Trout 20:32, 43-Kendall Youngbauer 20:47, 56-Jordan Heldman 24:03, 61-Andrew Nelson 25:34
Wadena-Deer Creek results: no runners
Team scores: 1-Little Falls 33, 2-Perham 47, 3-Park Rapids 105, 4-Long Prairie-Grey Eagle 129, 5-United North Central 131, 6-Pillager 152, 7-Bagley/Fosston 255, 8-Staples-Motley 273, 9-Ottertail Central 273, 10-Wheaton/Herman-Norcross 276, 11-Nevis 277, 12-Wadena-Deer Creek 291
Individual winner: Mattia Hendrickson (Little Falls) 16:13
Other Little Falls results: 3-Chelsea Rutz 16:39, 4-Laura Moe 16:44, 5-Heidi Moe 16:46, 20-Vanessa Meschke 18:07, 25-Amelia Kresha 18:39, 31-Kaitlin Geisenhof 19:10
Pillager results: 13-Tiana Eng 18:34, 23-Sarah Neururer 18:32, 26-Sonora Nolan-Rapatz 18:45, 43-Jade Rau 20:48, 47-Paige Leifermann 22:43
Staples-Motley results: 28-Haley Christoffersen 18:43, 38-Mary Sarah Sauber 20:05,
Wadena-Deer Creek results: 15-Emma Schmitz 17:40
Next: Pillager at Pequot Lakes Invite 4:45 p.m. Thursday.