NORDIC SKIING: Hauer, Flyer girls win Mora Invitational | BrainerdDispatch.com | Brainerd, Minnesota

NORDIC SKIING: Hauer, Flyer girls win Mora Invitational

Posted: January 8, 2013 - 11:18pm

MORA — Maria Hauer won the girls event with a time of 16:24 and the Flyers placed three others in the top 10 to claim first place in the Mora Invitational Tuesday.

Chelsea Rutz came in third followed by Mattia Hendrickson in fifth and Kaitlin Geisenhof in 10th.

The Little Falls boys finished fourth, led by Ethan Crocker’s 13th-place finish. John Gottwalt was 14th.

Boys team scores: 1-St. Cloud Tech 386, 2-Mora 385, 3-Willmar 339, 4-Little Falls 334, 5-St. Cloud Apollo 319

Little Falls results: 13-Ethan Crocker 16:30, 14-John Gottwalt 16:41, 25-Gunner Kleinschmidt 18:53, 26-Nathaniel Warnke 19:03, 28-Seth Crocker 19:19, 32-Michael Carll 20:41

Girls team scores: 1-Little Falls 385, 2-Mora 381, 3-St. Cloud Cathedral 368, 4-St. Cloud Apollo 324, 5-Willmar 300

Individual winner: Maria Hauer (LF) 16:24

Little Falls results: 1-Hauer 16:24, 3-Chelsea Rutz 16:55, 5-Mattia Hendrickson 17:17, 10-Kaitlin Geisenhof 17:59, 14-Josie Lange 19:01, 19-Chloe Houle 20:07, 23-Carlie Sobiech

Next: Little Falls in Mesabi East Invite at Giants Ridge, Biwabik, 10 a.m. Saturday.