Cross-Country: LQPV-D-B duo highlights locals at TCRC Showcase
Read how LQPV/D-B's Sather, Fenske earned top-25 finishes, team took fifth overall
ATWATER — Led by Zeke Sather and Darius Fenske, the Lac qui Parle Valley/Dawson-Boyd boys cross-country team placed fifth during the Class A TCRC Cross-Country Showcase on Saturday from the Island Pine Golf Club.
LQPV/D-B earned a team score of 134, two points behind fourth-place Lake City.
With its runners completing the race with an average time of 17 minutes, 25 seconds, Nova Classical Academy captured the event with a team score of 78. Greenway/Nashwauk-Keewatin was second (91) and Minnehaha Academy was third (91).
Earning 21st in individual competition, Sather crossed the finish line in 17:21.3. Fenske took 22nd with a time of 17:25.4. Also for LQPV/D-B, Hunter Martinson (18:13.9), Kaiden Allpress (18:14.5), and Mason Brehmer (18:17.1) placed in 54th, 56th and 59th, respectively.
Elsewhere, New London-Spicer’s Ty Bisek secured 39th with a time of 17:54.3
Staples-Motley’s Emmet Anderson won the meet after posting a time of 16:02.2.
The invitation-only event included most of the state’s top high school teams and runners whose seasons wrapped up the previous weekend after section championships. The large school event was Friday.
TCRC Cross-Country Showcase
Class A Boys
(1) Nova Classical 78 (2) Greenway/Nashwauk-Keewatin 91 (3) Minnehaha 114 (4) Lake City 132 (5) Lac qui Parle Valley/Dawson-Boyd 134 (6) Pequot Lakes 142 (7) Rochester Lourdes 175 (8) Redwood Valley 190 (9) East Grand Forks 194 (10) St. James 225 (11) Mountain Lake Area/Comfrey 251 (12) Belle Plaine 276 (13) Glencoe-Silver Lake 285