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Alpine skiing: Detroit Lakes competes in first ever MSHSL event

Results from Detroit Lakes alpine skiing in Brainerd.

DETROIT LAKES– The Detroit Lakes Alpine Skiing team hit the slopes in a competitive meet for the first time on Thursday at Mount Ski Gull at the Brainerd invite.

The Laker girls were led by Olivia Smith, who recorded the sixth-best time of 58.77. Kennedy Weyer finished eighth with a time of 59.36. Merida Jansen took 15th (1:07.39) to round out the three Detroit Lakes girls to complete two attempts.

Tristin Bristlin took sixth in the boys standings with a time of 53.11. Owen Anderson (56.56), Dylan Bekkerus (1:00.64) and Brayden Aldinger (1:24.44) finished 10th, 14th and 25 for the Lakers.

Both Detroit Lakes teams took third in the three-team meets. Brainerd won both the boys and girls competitions, while Hopkins took second. Thursday was the first ever Minnesota State High School League event for the Detroit Lakes alpine skiing team.

GIRLS TEAM SCORES- 1st- Brainerd 85, 2nd- Hopkins 60, 3rd- Detroit Lakes 43

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BOYS TEAM SCORES- 1st- Brainerd 110, 2nd- Hopkins 78, 3rd- Detroit Lakes 64

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