Nordic Skiing: Willmar girls place 7th, boys 8th at CLC meet
COLLEGEVILLE -- The Willmar girls placed seventh and the boys finished eighth at the Central Lakes Conference meet Thursday at Saint John's University.
Kaia Halbritter in the classic and Aileen Clarke in the freestyle were the top finishers for the Willmar girls.
On the boys side, Ryan Haines in the classic and Nathaniel Erickson in the freestyle were Willmar's top finishers.
St. Cloud Tech won the boys team title and Little Falls captured the girls title after having the first-place finishers in both the classic and freestyle races.
Places for Willmar were not available.
The Cardinals' next action will be next Thursday when they compete in the Section 2 meet at Camp Ripley near Little Falls.
TEAM SCORING -- (1) St. Cloud Tech (2) Little Falls (3) Brainerd (4) Alexandria (5) St. Cloud Apollo (6) Otter Tail Central (7) Sartell (8) Willmar
CLASSIC -- (1) Sam Anderson, SCT, 18:22 ... Willmar results (places not available): Ryan Haines 24:24, Ryan Sawyer 24:38, Cody McFarland 29:38, Jon Onnen 30:22
FREESTYLE -- (1) Ricky Devine, LF, 13:08 ... Willmar results (places not available): Nathaniel Erickson 16:39, Kyler Vossen 16:49, Kai Christianson 17:23, Alex Janning 20:33
TEAM SCORING -- (1) Little Falls (2) Brainerd (3) Alexandria (4) St. Cloud Apollo (5) Sartell (6) St. Cloud Tech (7) Willmar (8) Otter Tail Central
CLASSIC -- (1) Chelsea Rutz, LF, 21:59 ... Willmar results (places not available): Kaia Halbritter 29:58, Janessa Palmer 33:33, Catey LaPatka 33:41
FREESTYLE -- (1) Manon Gammon-Deering, LF, 15:01 ... Willmar results (places not available): Aileen Clarke 19:30, Catherine Halverson 24:00, Zoe Vossen 27:28