Laker cross country: DL girls win Mid-State title, boys finish second
The Detroit Lakes girls' cross country team claimed the Mid-State conference title Thursday night in Wadena with a score of 39, while the Laker boys finished second to Crosby-Ironton.
Laker 8th grader Kenzie Ostlie claimed the top spot for the girls overall, crossing the finish line with a winning time of 15:40.
She was followed by DL freshman Sarah Schumacher in 6th place with a time of 16:33, while sophomore Abby Ullyott finished just behind her in 7th at 16:34.
Also placing for the Lakers were senior Elisa Roe in 10th place, 16:37; junior Rachel Wentz in 15th, 16:49; senior Veronica Haverkamp in 17th, 17:00; and junior Anne Holzgrove in 19th, 17:07.
In the boys' meet, senior Michael Okeson continued to lead the way for the Lakers, finishing in fourth place with a time of 17:20.
He was followed closely by junior teammates Zach Foltz in 9th place with a time of 17:41; and Jacob Fritz in 11th with a time of 17:53.
Rounding out the Laker boys' scores were Isaac Clem in 19th, 18:29; Austin Askelson in 21st, 18:32; Richard Bellefeuille in 25th, 18:42; and Chace Metalak in 29th, 18:54.
Mid-State Conference meet in Wadena, Thursday, Oct. 11.
Girls team results: Detroit Lakes 39, Pequot Lakes 80, Crosby-Ironton 86, Park Rapids Area 88, Long Prairie-Grey Eagle 101, Staples-Motley 133, Wadena-Deer Creek 168.
DL girls results: 1. Kenzie Ostlie 15:40; 6. Sarah Schumacher 16:33; 7. Abby Ullyott 16:34; 10. Elisa Roe 16:37; 15. Rachel Wentz 16:49; 17. Veronica Haverkamp 17:00; 19. Anne Holzgrove 17:07.
Boys team results: Crosby-Ironton 49, Detroit Lakes 64, Long Prairie-Grey Eagle 71, Park Rapids Area 83, Staples-Motley 114, Pequot Lakes 130, Wadena-Deer Creek 205.
DL boys results: 4. Michael Okeson 17:20; 9. Zachary Foltz 17:41; 11. Jacob Fritz 17:53; 19. Isaac Clem 18:29; 21. Austin Askelson 18:32; 25. Richard Bellefeuille 18:42; 29. Chace Metalak 18:54.