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Nordic Skiing: Lakers open in Bemidji Relays

Austin Askelson skis the mixed relay race, along with Berit Ramstad-Skoyles, Saturday in Bemidji. Photo by Karen Skoyles

The 2013-14 season opened for the Detroit Lakes boys’ and girls’ Nordic ski teams, as they competed in the Bemidji Relays Saturday.

The mixed relay duo of Austin Askelson and Berit Ramstad-Skoyles finished in second place with a time of 32:12, behind first-place John Gottwalt and Maria Hauer of Little Falls.

The Laker boys’ duo of Anthony Meyer and Jinhyun Park were seventh with a 34:47.

The Lakers will host their invite at Maplelag Thursday, starting at 10 a.m.

Detroit Lakes at Bemidji Relays, Saturday, Dec. 14

Relay team results – Little Falls 48, Brainerd 44, Bemidji 36, Detroit Lakes 13, Ottertail 9, Trek North 5, Deer River 3

DL boys varsity results: 7. Anthony Meyer/Jinhyun Park 34:47

DL mixed relay results: 2. Austin Askelson/Berit Ramstad-Skoyles 32:12

DL JV girls results: 12. Bridget Bergen 19:41

DL JV boys results: 7. Mason Van Gerpen 16:56; 15. Jack Richards 18:07; 16. Mason Sampson 18:09; 20. Aaron Johnson 19:27; 22. Jordan Ryan 19:55; 23. Tracy Ovask 20:30; 25. Axel Lindquist 21:28; 27. Connor Edvall 22:55; 32. Tyler Myhre 26:26

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