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BRIAN WIERIMA/TRIBUNE Laker junior Jake Richards skates towards the finish line to clinch his second-straight section crown Wednesday at Camp Ripley.

Laker trio head back to state

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CAMP RIPLEY - Although temperatures bottomed out at -25 below wind chill at Camp Ripley Wednesday during the Section 8-1A Nordic skiing meet, there was no cooling down Detroit Lakes junior Jake Richards.


The Laker cross-country skier put the wraps on his second-consecutive Section 8-1A championship, after handily beating the section field.

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Brian Wierima
Detroit Lakes Newspapers Sports Editor for the last 15 years. St. Cloud State University graduate, who hails from Deer Creek, MN.