Nordic ski: Detroit Lakes girls take sixth in Little Falls
Lakers show improvements ahead of postseason meets.
LITTLE FALLS – The Detroit lakes nordic ski teams competed at the Little Falls invite on Thursday morning.
In the girls race, the Lakers took seventh as a team with 298 points. Kira Wolf took 17th with a pursuit time of 42:24. Anna Askelson wasn’t far behind in 19th place with a time of 43:20. Julia Steffl (47th, 48:05), Maddie Blahut (61st, 53:04) and Siri Vagle (66th, 1:03:27) also competed for Detroit Lakes.
Madi and Lexi Gerdes competed in the preliminary relay race and finished in eighth place with a time of 19:28. Zach Carlson and Casey Parks also competed in the boys relay race to a prelim time of 15:28. Their fifth-place finish was good enough to qualify for the final race where they took sixth place (15:40).
LITTLE FALLS INVITE GIRLS TEAM SCORES- 1st- Brainerd 386, 2nd- Sartell-Cathedral 364, 3rd- Moorhead 369, 4th- Bemidji 362, 5th- Alexandria 339, 6th- Little Falls 335, 7th- Detroit Lakes 298, 8th- Fergus Falls, 259, 9th- TrekNorth 191
LITTLE FALLS INVITE BOYS TEAM SCORES- 1st- Little Falls 381, 2nd- Brainerd 376, 3rd- Bemidji 370, 4th- Moorhead 343, 5th- Fergus Falls 325, 6th- Alexandria 304, 7th- St. John’s Prep 285, 8th- TrekNorth 244