FERGUS FALLS - Katherine Mueller placed first in the girls' race for the Brainerd Warriors with a time of 19:02 as they competed in a 5-kilometer classic race at the Fergus Falls Invite on Tuesday.
Warriors coach Nicole Kellerman said Mueller "is continuing to prove that she's a classic champion and I'm excited to see what she does at sections."
The Brainerd girls finished in third place with 41 points. The Warriors' Hannah McAllister also had a notable performance, finishing seventh at 20:20.
The Warrior boys' team secured second place with 45 points and were the closest contender behind Bemidji's first-place 20.
Brainerd's Pat Mangan and Jimmy Dean each finished in the top 10. Mangan was fifth and Dean ninth.
Boys team scores: 1-Bemidji 20, 2-Brainerd 45, 3-Detroit Lakes 78, 4-Alexandria 84, 5-Otter Tail IC, 6-Long Prairie IC
Individual winner: Conrad Roberts (OT) 16:14
Brainerd results: 5-Pat Mangan 17:54, 9-Jimmy Dean 18:41, 13-Tyler Vanderlinden 19:07, 18-Josh Woodard 20:29, 22-Ross Duval 21:57, 25-James McLean 22:45.
Girls team scores: 1-Bemidji 31, 2-Otter Tail 35, 3-Brainerd 41, 4-Alexandria 60, 5-Deer River 79, 6-Detroit Lakes IC
Individual winner: Katherine Mueller (Brd) 19:02
Brainerd results: 7-Hannah McAllister 20:20, 13-Amanda Finstad 22:33, 20-Kacie Bahr 25:40, 21-Tina Borgstrom 26:33.
Next: Brainerd at Alexandria Invite 11 a.m. Saturday.
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