PILLAGER - Pequot Lakes' Silas Lydeen and Kylie Beltz each took top individual honors to lead their teams to first-place finishes at the Pillager Invite Thursday.
Lydeen led the way for the Patriots' boys' team with a time of 18:12. Jake Braam and Adison Runberg followed Lydeen with second- and third-place finishes while Sam Headlee finished sixth and Jordan Anderson took seventh.
For the Patriot girls, Jackie Brine-Doyle finished behind Beltz's first-place time of 17:21 by clocking a 17:39. Savannah Stone and Jordan Roy ended up fifth and six for Pequot Lakes.
Sarah Neururer recorded a third-place finish in 17:50 to pace the Pillager girls' team to second place while Sonora Nolan-Rapatz, Shauna Maurer and Kayla Rardin captured fourth, seventh and ninth.
The Huskie boys' team finished fourth as Matt Neururer was eighth.
Pine River-Backus took third in the boys' event and fourth in the girls' meet as Travis Wheeler ran to fourth place and Kira Taylor ended up in 15th to lead the girls.
Boys' team scores: 1-Pequot Lakes 19, 2-Otter Tail Central 63, 3-Pine River-Backus 76, 4-Pillager 89
Individual winner: 1-Silas Lydeen (Pequot Lakes) 18:12
Pequot Lakes results: 2-Jake Braam 18:38, 3-Adison Runberg 19:18, 6-Sam Headlee 19:47, 7-Jordan Anderson 19:50, 10-Jacob Headlee 20:20, 12-Kevin Ryan 20:56, 18-Josh Olson 21:39
Pillager results: 8-Matt Neururer 19:50, 15-Trevor Rohloff 21:10, 20-Dylan Neururer 21:42, 21-Isaac Jacobson 21:53, 25-Tony Davison 22:12
Pine River-Backus results: 4-Travis Wheeler 19:21, 9-Joe Smith 20:07, 13-Sam Hedberg 21:07, 22-Jason Plantz 21:54, 28-Joel Taylor 23:12, 29-Todd Woelfel 23:15, 31-Jacob Webber 23:55
Girls' team scores: 1-Pequot Lakes 25, 2-Pillager 34, 3-Ottertail Tail Central 66, 4-Pine River-Backus 103
Individual winner: 1-Kylie Beltz (Pequot Lakes) 17:21`
Pequot Lakes results: 2-Jackie Brine-Doyle 17:39, 5-Savannah Stone 18:09, 6-Jordan Roy 18:24, 11-Sydney Johnson 19:08, 12-Sarah Rudlang 19:36, 15-Elise Runberg 19:45, 16-Michelle Hayes 20:19
Pillager results: 3-Sarah Neururer 17:50, 4-Sonora Nolan-Rapatz 18:09, 7-Shauna Maurer 18:38, 9-Kayla Rardin 18:55, 21-Tess Ruhl 23:09
Pine River-Backus results: 15-Kira Taylor 19:46, 20-Lydia Krecklau 22:04, 22-Jade Holley 23:38, 23-Kayla Peltier 26:22, 24-Franciska Ellestad 29:34
Next meet: Pequot Lakes in Milaca Invite 9 am. Saturday; Pequot Lakes, Pillager, Pine River-Backus in Northland-Deer River Invite at Longville 4 p.m.
Six Flyers in top 10
COLD SPRING - Little Falls' Manon Gammon-Deering led all Flyer runners with a third-place time of 15:49 at the Rocori Invitational Thursday.
The Flyers placed second behind Alexandria. Chelsea Rutz and Maria Hauer finished ninth and 10th, respectively, for Little Falls.
Little Falls also placed second behind Alexandria on the boys' side. Ricky Devine was fourth at 17:28 to lead the Flyers. Preston Zimny finished sixth and Eli Ploof was ninth.
Boys' team scores: 1-Alexandria 24, 2-Little Falls 70, 3-Fergus Falls 75, 4-St. Cloud Tech 82, 5-St. Cloud Apollo 130, 6-Rocori 167
Individual winner: ALX-Zach Hodges 17:00
Little Falls results: 4-Ricky Devine 17:28, 6-Preston Zimny 17:30, 9-Eli Ploof 17:38, 25-Austin Gessell 18:53, 26-Alex Kresha 19:15, 28-Brett Fellbaum
Girls' team scores: 1-Alexandria 39, 2-Little Falls 62, 3-Rocori 65, 4-St. Cloud Apollo 112, 5-Fergus Falls 114, 6-St. Cloud Tech 127
Individual winner: ALX-Jamie Piepenberg
Little Falls results: 3-Manon Gammon-Deering 15:49, 9-Chelsea Rutz 16:36, 10-Maria Hauer 16:51, 11-Mattia Hendrickson 16:59, 29-Kallie Baumgartner 18:42, 37-Maggie Moe 19:22
Next meet: Little Falls at Fergus Falls Invite 4 p.m.
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