GRAND RAPIDS -- The Brainerd Warriors girls' nordic ski team placed first in the Grand Rapids Invitational with a 108 points Friday.
Top finisher for the Warriors was Marni Lundbohm in third place with a time of 16:15. The Warriors had seven other girls placing among the top 50 skiers.
"The girls hard work paid off," said Warriors head coach Pat Lanin. "Everyone's strong showing resulted in key scores that placed the team at the top of the list."
Girls' Team scores -- 1-Brainerd 108, 2-Duluth East 100, 3-Duluth Denfeld 93, 4-Cook County 89, 4-Grand Rapids 89, 6-Bemidji 71, 7-Proctor 61, 8-Ely 33, 9-Duluth Central 22
Individual winner -- Liz Harrington (DE) 15:28
Brainerd results -- 3-Marni Lundbohm 16:15, 8-Courtney Drake 17:56, 10-Lindsey Mangan 17:57, 22-Kirsten Larson 19:23, 25-Jenny Phelps 19:31, 40-Greta Biersach 21:22, 48-Courtney Justin 22:57, 50-Erika Nunnink 23:11
Next meet -- Brainerd at Camp Ripley Tuesday 1 p.m.
Brainerd Dispatch ©2013. All Rights Reserved.