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Cross-Country Roundup: Willmar girls triumph, Cardinal boys take 2nd

Host Apollo wins boys race while girls cruise to victory

SAUK RAPIDS — The Willmar girls won and the Cardinals’ boys team took second Thursday in the St. Cloud Apollo Thunderbird Triangular at Mayhew Creek Park.

The girls scored 19 points, with eighth-graders Lauren Eilers (19 minutes, 33.4 seconds) and Erin Eilers (19:39.8) finishing first and second. Sartell senior Ingrid Buiceag-Arama was third in 19:54.8. The Sabres scored 38 points.

In the boys’ race, Apollo had 35, followed by Willmar at 41 and Sartell at 45.

Apollo senior Sam Brewer won the 5-kilometer course in 16:32.2.

Willmar junior Colin O’Farrell took first in 17:10.2 and eighth-grader Sully Anez was fourth in 17:45.2.

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The Cardinals next compete at 4 p.m. next Thursday at Alexandria’s Arrowwood Resort.

Apollo Thunderbird
Triangular

Boys

Team scoring

(1) St. Cloud Apollo 35 (2) Willmar 41 (3) Sartell 45

Individual

TOP FIVE — (1) Sam Brewer, A, 16:32.2 (2) Colin O’Farrell, W, 17:10.17 (3) Tucker Tenvoorde, A, 17:15.54 (4) Sully Anez, W, 17:45.12 (5) Daniel Binsfeld, S, 17:54.08
WILLMAR — (2) O’Farrell (4) Anez (7) Andrew Flolo 18:00.6 (12) Kory Behm 18:29.6 (16) Ryan Kuhlman 18:41.9

Girls

Team scoring

(1) Willmar 19 (2) Sartell 38 (3) Apollo, incomplete

Individual

TOP FIVE — (1) Lauren Eilers, W, 19:33.36 (2) Erin Eilers, W, 19:39.71 (3) Ingrid Buiceag-Arama, S, 19:54.78 (4) Nina Dawson, W, 20:00.70 (5) Hanna Quinn, W, 2:29.31
WILLMAR — (1) L. Eilers (2) E. Eilers (4) Dawson (5) Quinn (7) Lyndi Koosman 20:43.54

HLWW Triangular

New London-Spicer won the boys’ portion of the Howard Lake-Waverly-Winsted Triangular at Howard Lake.

The Wildcats were led by senior Ty Bisek, who took second overall with a time of 17 minutes, 24 seconds to finish behind HLWW’s Chase Deiter (17:22).

Sophomore Nixon Harrier was fourth in 19:05. The Wildcats had seven of the top 12 runners.

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In the girls’ race, HLWW won with 25 points. NLS was third with 57.

HLWW ninth-grader Maddie LeSage won in 20:21. Peyton Dahl was NLS’ top finisher. She took seventh in 22:14.

NLS is host to a triangular at 4 p.m. next Thursday at Little Crow Golf Club. Also competing are Litchfield and Minnewaska.

Boys

Team scoring

(1) New London-Spicer 31 (2) Glencoe-Silver Lake 36 (3) Howard Lake-Waverly-Winsted 69

Individual

TOP FIVE — (1) Chase Deiter, HLWW, 17:22 (2) Ty Bisek, NLS, 17:24 (3) Connor Hallaway, GSL, 18:00 (4) Nixon Harrier, NLS, 19:05 (5) Joseph Barrett, GSL, 19:07
NEW LONDON-SPICER — (2) Bisek (4) Harrier (7) Diego Rojas 19:23 (8) Jeff Kubesh 19:24 (10) Jack Barney 19:29

Girls

Team scoring

(1) HLWW 25 (2) GSL 38 (3) NLS 57

Individual

TOP FIVE — (1) Maddie LeSage, HLWW, 20:21 (2) Jackie Tepley, HLWW, 20:52 (3) Julia Anderson, HLWW, 21:01 (4) Malayh Metcalf, GSL, 21:07 (5) Kendall Guerrero, GSL, 21:41
NLS — (7) Peyton Dahl 22:14 (10) Emersyn Hagen 22:49 (11) Mya Krause 22:51 (14) Emily Gratton 23:30 (15) Jaden Coahran 23:38

Sauk Centre Triangular

The Minnewaska girls swept the top five spots to score 15 points and easily win the triangular at Sauk Centre

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Kiearra Wilmes was the first-place finisher with a time of 20 minutes, 52.00 seconds in the girls’ 5-kilometer run.

In the boys’ race, Melrose won with 30 points. Minnewaska was second with 39.

Sauk Centre’s Brandon Kampsen took first in 18:04.00.

Minnewaska’s Maeson Tank (18:50.00) took third and Logan Maanum (18:52.00) was fourth.

Minnewaska’s next meet is 4 p.m. next Thursday at the Little Crow Golf Club in Spicer. New London-Spicer is the host.

Boys

Team scoring

(1) Melrose 30 (2) Minnewaska 39 (3) Sauk Centre 54

Individual

TOP FIVE — (1) Brandon Kampsen, SC, 18:04.00 (2) Tyler Pohlmann, Me, 18:32.00 (3) Maeson Tank, Mi, 18:50.00 (4) Logan Maanum, Mi, 18:52.00 (5) Luke Braun, Me, 18:55.00
MINNEWASKA — (3) Tank (4) Mannum (9) Nick Ankeny 19:31.00 (11) Jace Kovarik 19:49.00

Girls

Team scoring

(1) Minnewaska 15 (2) Melrose 54 (3) Sauk Centre 71

Individual

TOP FIVE — (1) Kierra Wilmes, Mi, 20;52.00 (2) Lauren Ankeny, Mi, 21:07.00 (3) Olivia Danielson, Mi, 21:27.00 (4) Sydney Hagen, Mi, 21:58.00 (5) Sydnie Chevalier, Mi, 22:01.00
MINNEWASKA — (1) Wilmes (2) Ankeny (3) Danielson (4) Hagen (5) Chevalier

YME Triangular

Both the Canby/Minneota boys and girls teams took first in the Camden Conference triangular at Granite Falls.

The Lancers had both first-place finishers. Blake Stoks won the boys race (18 minutes, 25 seconds) and Grace Dietz took top honors for the girls (19:58).

Yellow Medicine East’s top boys finisher was Tyler Syring, who took sixth in 20:23. The Sting had 47 points to take second.

In the girls’ race, YME’s Kylie Knollenberg was sixth in 24:26. The Sting were second with 42 points.

YME next competes at 6 p.m. next Thursday against Tracy-Milroy-Balaton at Tracy Area High School.

Boys

Team scoring

(1) Canby/Minneota 16 (2) Yellow Medicine East 47 (3) Lakeview, incomplete

Individual

TOP FIVE — (1) Blake Stoks, C/M, 18:25 (2) Ethan Schwankel, L, 18:39 (3) Kolton Duis, C/M, 18:40 (4) Zach Ourada, C/M, 19:57 (5) Blake Giese, C/M, 20:05
YME — (6) Tyler Syring 20:23 (11) Ean Clarke 21:49 (14) Caleb Jans 22:39 (15) Luis Guzman 22:58 (16) Silas Ramirez 23:18

Girls

Team scoring

(1) Canby/Minneota 21 (2) Yellow Medicine East 42 (3) Lakeview 59

Individual

TOP FIVE — (1) Grace Dietz, C/M, 19:58 (2) Claire Stoks, C/M, 21:06 (3) Barelyn Merritt, C/M, 21:23 (4) McKenzie Ruether, C/M, 22:08 (5) Sadie Vlaminck, L, 23:10
YME — (6) Kylie Knollenberg 24:26 (7) Ruby Bones 25:03 (8) Hannah Stark 25:05 (9) Sanjana Pullan 26:26 (12) Brylea Ruff-Mulligan 27:46
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