Peterson 8A’s top swimmer
The Detroit Lakes swimming and diving team announced end of the season awards, led by senior Kaitlyn Peterson being named the Section 8A swimmer of the year.
As a team, the Lakers earned the MSHSCA Academic Gold award with a team GPA of 3.83. Coach Bobbi Jo Koons was named the 8A diving coach of the year.
Smith fourth in Texas
Golfing individually, Nebraska senior Kate Smith was in a four-way tie atop the leaderboard at the Kissing Tree Invitational in San Marcos, Texas after the first two rounds, ultimately finishing in a tie for fourth place overall.
Smith shot a final round of 1-under par to finish at -8 (208), tied with Texas Tech’s Sofia Garcia.
Oklahoma State’s Lianna Bailey won the event with a final round of -7 to finish one stroke in front of the field with a three-round score of 202.
Kissing Tree Invitational - Par 72 - 6,246 Yards
1 Lianna Bailey Oklahoma State -14 (69 68 65) 202
T2 Elodie Chapelet Baylor -13 (68 70 65) 203
T2 Isabella Fierro Oklahoma State -13 (70 67 66) 203
T4 Kate Smith Unattached -8 (70 67 71) 208
T4 Sofia Garcia Texas Tech -8 (67 70 71) 208
(Field of 49 golfers)
Three grabs for Thielen
Adam Thielen had a relatively quiet day against the Packers as running back Dalvin Cook stole the show with four touchdowns and 163 yards rushing in a 28-22 victory at Lambeau Field. Cook led the receiving corps in yardage gained as well with 63 yards on two receptions.
Thielen was targeted four times by quarterback Kirk Cousins making three catches for 27 yards.
For the season, Thielen’s receiving numbers are 35-442 with seven touchdowns and 10 receptions of 20 yards or more. He remains tied for the NFL lead with seven touchdown catches with Mike Evans, DK Metcalf, Lyler Lockett and Tyreek Hill.
T-Birds improve to 3-0
Mahnomen-Waubun remained undefeated with a third straight football victory Saturday in Waubun over Walker-Hackensack-Akeley 20-3.
The Wolves answered a Cooper Houdek 10-yard touchdown pass from Thunderbird quarterback Tanner Pazdernik with a 45-yard field goal to go to the second quarter trailing 8-3.
The Thunderbirds added unanswered touchdowns from Tony Swalef on a three-yard run in the third quarter and a Dennis Ashley six-yard run in the final frame.
Pazdernik eclipsed the century mark with 118 yards on 17 carries to lead all ball carriers.
Will Starkey led the defense with four solo tackles, two for a loss and on assist. Houdek and Will Olson had interceptions. M-W defenders allowed only four Wolves first downs and 33 total yards in the game.
The Thunderbirds dominated time of possession holding the ball for nearly three entire quarters.
Mahnomen-Waubun (3-0) will play two games in five days beginning at Frazee Thursday, Nov. 5 at 6 p.m. and at Lake Park-Audubon (0-3) Monday, Nov. 9 at 4 p.m.