ST. CLOUD - The Brainerd Warriors boys' and girls' Nordic ski teams each placed fourth in the St. Cloud Apollo Invite at the VA Medical Center Tuesday.
The Warrior boys compiled a team score of 65 and the girls a score of 85.
The top finisher for the Brainerd boys was junior Pat Mangan in sixth place with a time of 15:57. Brainerd's top girl finisher was senior Katherine Mueller in sixth with a time of 17:53.
The Little Falls girls' team took first with a team score of 21 points. Four Flyer girls finished in the top 10, including Melissa Kempenich (2nd), Molly Binger (3rd), Jackie Thelen (7th) and Beth Hauer (9th).
The Flyer boys' team finished third with a team score of 62. Kyle Czech was the highest finisher for Little Falls in fourth place.
Boys team scores: 1-St. Cloud Tech 17, 2-Alexandria 56, 3-Little Falls 62, 4-Brainerd 65, 5-St. Cloud Cathedral 74, 6-St. Cloud Apollo 102, 7-Willmar 139, 8-Buffalo 157, 9-St. John's Prep 233.
Individual winner: Peter Larson (St. Cloud Cathedral) 14:59
Brainerd results: 6-Pat Mangan 15:57, 14-Jimmy Dean 16:56, 17-Tyler Vanderlinden 17:21, 28-Peter Lindman 18:09, 36-Ross Duval 18:49, 53-Logan Hopp 20:32, 56-James McLean 20:58, 62-Michael Montgomery 21:35, 76-Cole Sundquist 23:54
Little Falls results: 4-Kyle Czech, 13-Phi Prosepio, 18-Drew Geisenhof, 27-Adam Kepenich, 32-Luke LeBlanc
Girls team scores: 1-Little Falls 21, 2-St. Cloud Cathedral 57, 3-Alexandria 62, 4-Brainerd 85, 5-St. Cloud Apollo 98, 6-Buffalo 116, 7-St. John's Prep 129, 8-Willmar 166
Individual winner: Missy Erickson (Alexandria) 17:18
Brainerd results: 6-Katherine Mueller 17:53, 11-Amanda Finstad 19:30, 32-Jordyn Hulsether 22:40, 36-Tina Borgstrom 23:00, 38-Elizabeth Bonau 23:18, 40-Rachel Howard 23:29, 45-Kasie Bahr 24:14, 50-Jenna Ruzich 25:12, 57-Jennifer Murray 25:40, 62-Arianna Brown 26:42, 64-Erica Hiller 27:27, 68-Laura Huss 28:00
Little Falls results: 2-Melissa Kempenich, 3-Molly Binger, 7-Jackie Thelen, 9-Beth Hauer, 14-Kayla Meyer, 19-Erin Larson, 22-Megan John, 30-Laura Newman
Next: Brainerd, Little Falls at Northland Arboretum (Brainerd) 10 a.m. Saturday.
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