BIWABIK -- At a meet that included more than 100 teams, three states, and a Canadian province the Brainerd and Little Falls girls' and boys' nordic ski teams went up against some of the best skiers at Giants Ridge.
In the classic 5-kilometer race Chris Endreson was the first finisher for the Brainerd boys in 63rd place with a time of 20:47.
In the freestyle 5-kilometer race Ben Endreson of the Warriors finished in 119th place with a time of 18:26.
For the Warrior girls' team Christina Roberts was 45th with a time of 23:58.
Lindsey Mangan placed 73rd in the freestyle 5-kilometer race with a time of 20:29.
Brainerd placed 27th in the girls' division and 48th in the boys' meet.
Boys team scores -- 1-Roseville 24, 2-Winona 39, 3-Forest Lake 41, 27-Little Falls 283, 48-Brainerd 412.
Individual winner -- Classic 5km Bobby Lee (Forest Lake) 17:48; Freestyle 5km Joey Graci (Superior) 14:16
Brainerd results --Classic 5km 63-Chris Endreson 20:47, 128-Ben Johnson 24:13; Freestyle 5km 119-Ben Endreson 18:26, 131-Ty Hunt 18:59
Little Falls results -- Classic 5km Jason Thielen 19:49
Girls team scores --1-Roseville 19, 2-Hopkins 24, 3-Stillwater 35, 27-Brainerd
Individual winner -- Classic 5km Liz Harrington (Duluth East) 20:00; Freestyle 5km Heidi Hiltner (White Bear Lake) 16:57
Brainerd results -- Classic 5km 45-Christina Roberts 23:58, 84-Hannah Mangan 25:45, 100-Cori Severson 26:23; Freestyle 5km 73-Lindsey Mangan 20:29, 92-Emily Powers 21:23, 99-Greta Biersach 21:34,
Next meet --Brainerd at Detroit Lakes Maplelag 11 a.m. Tuesday.
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