BEMIDJI -- Abbie Tuomi of Brainerd placed first with a time of 16:47 and teammates Susie Carlson and Liz Wilcox finished fourth and fifth, respectively, to lead the Warriors to a runner-up finish at the Bemidji Invitational cross country meet Friday.
Bemidji finished first with 29 points followed closely by Brainerd with 32.
"It was really a solid performance by all of our runners and Abbie Tuomi led the way for us," said Brainerd coach Craig Rezac. "Courtney Justin and Liz Wilcox also both ran really fine races today."
Girls' team scores --1-Bemidji 29, 2-Brainerd 32, 3-Bagley-Fosston 81, 4-Kelvin (Man.) 140
Individual winner --Abbie Tuomi (BR) 16:47
Other Brainerd results -- 4-Susie Carlson 17:14, 5-Liz Wilcox 17:33, 9-Allie Parsons 18:20, 13-Courtney Justin 18:49, 14-Liz Borash 18:51, 15-Audree Goodew 19:01, 20-Rachel Lander 19:23, 21-Mandy Hanson 19:28, 24-Sarah Barrett 19:36, 25-Ariel Starzinski 19:53, 27-Morgan Klang 20:09, 28-Meghan Thurlow 20:14, 29-Rachel Obeidzinski 20:49, 32-Andrea Miller 21:43
Next meet --Brainerd 4:30 p.m. Monday at Long Prairie-Grey Eagle Invitational.
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