Nordic skiing: Parks, Wolf pace Detroit Lakes at Maplelag

Results from Detroit Lakes Nordic skiing

Detroit Lakes Nordic skiing.

The Detroit Lakes Nordic skiing teams competed at their third home meet of the season and the first at Maplelag Resort on Thursday morning.

The boys took seventh place in the eight-team field. Casey Parks had the fastest time for the Lakers at 36:45.7. Zac Carlson (37:52) and Evan Thomas (41:50) followed.

Kira Wolf paced the girls team to a score of 266 with her 18th-place finish. She had the fastest time out of the six Lakers competing with a 37:12.2. Anna Askelson (38:21.4) and Julia Steffl (41:13.1) rounded out the top three for Detroit Lakes. Madi Gerdes (42:30.4), Maddie Blahut (45:15.1) and Lexi Gerdes (47:42) also finished the race.

BOYS TEAM SCORES- 1st- Brainerd 382, 2nd- Little Falls 373, 3rd- Moorhead 346, 4th- Bemidji 343, 5th- Fergus Falls 268, 6th- Alexandria 251, 7th- Detroit Lakes 153, Wadena-Deer Creek 56

GIRLS SCORES- 1st- Brainerd 381, 2nd- Moorhead 374, 3rd- Bemidji 371, 4th- Alexandria 331, 5th- Little Falls 314, 6th- Detroit Lakes 266, 7th- Fergus Falls 240, 8th- Wadena-Deer Creek 42

Jared Rubado is the sports editor for the Detroit Lakes Tribune and the Perham Focus. He moved to the area in September of 2021 after covering sports for the Alexandria Echo Press for nearly three years. Jared graduated from the University of Augustana in 2018 with degrees in journalism and sports managment.
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