KIMBALL - Tracy Wimmer finished fourth and helped the Pierz Pioneers girls' cross country team run to first place in the Eden Valley-Watkins-Kimball Invite on Thursday night.
Wimmer was followed by teammates Sonja Theis, Mariah Hoheisel and Megan Hoheisel finished in the top nine.
Caleb Janson led the way for the Pierz boys, finishing seventh as the Pioneers finished second with 50 points. Eden Hanson was eighth and Ben Welle 10th for the Pioneers.
Boys' team scores: 1-Dassel Cokato 31, 2-Pierz 50, 3-Maple Lake 63, 4-St. John's Prep (Inc.), 5- Belgrade Brooten Elrosa (Inc.), 6-Eden Valley-Watkins-Kimball (Inc.)
Pierz results: 7-Caleb Janson 19:39, 8-Eden Hanson 19:55, 10-Ben Welle 20:31, 11-Charlie Corbett 20:39, 14-Jake Poster 20:52
Girls' team scores: 1-Pierz 42, 2-Eden Valley-Watkins-Kimball 49, 3-Dassel Cokato 65, 4-Maple Lake 69, 5-St. John's Prep (Inc.), 6-Belgrade Brooten Elrosa (Inc.)
Pierz results: 4-Tracy Wimmer 17:28, 6-Sonya Theis 17:52, 7-Mariah Hoheisel 17:55, 9-Megan Hoheisel 18:17, 16-May Zahurones 19:30
Next: Pierz at Albany 4:15 p.m. Tuesday.
Flyer girls win
COLD SPRING - The Little Falls Flyers girls' team had four top 10 finishers in the Rocori Invitational on Thursday.
The Flyers' Manon Gammon-Deering finished fourth for the girls with teammate Beth Hauer a mere three seconds behind.
The Little Falls boys' team, despite having three top 10 finishes, finished third. Preston Zimney led the way for the Flyers, finishing sixth, while Justin Posterick was eighth and Eli Ploof finished ninth.
Boys' team scores: 1- Alexandria 23, 2- St. Cloud Tech 60, 3-Little Falls 68, 4-Fergus Falls 118, 5-St. Cloud Apollo 119, 6-Sauk Rapids 146, 7. - Rocori 150
Individual winner: 1-Drew Paradis (Alexandria) 16:36
Little Falls results: 6- Preston Zimney 18:11, 8-Justin Posterick 18:18, 9-Eli Ploof 18:28, 18-Cody Neu 19:04, 27-Issac Thoma 19:56
Girls' team scores: 1- Little Falls 39, 2-Fergus Falls 68, 2-Rocori 68, 4-Alexandria 87, 5-St. Cloud Apollo 53, 6-St. Cloud Tech 105
Individual winner: 1-Jamie Piepenberg (Alexandria) 15:09
Little Falls results: 4-Manon Gammon-Deering 16:17, 5- Beth Hauer 16:20, 8-Kayla Meyer 17:14, 10-Maria Hauer 17:31, 12- Nicole Maleski 17:46, 27-Maggie Moe 19:56
Next: Little Falls at Fergus Falls 4 p.m. Thursday.
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