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Flynn, Branch compete at state Nordic ski meet

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Alexandria senior Patrick Flynn finished 74th at the boys’ Nordic ski state meet on Thursday, while junior Carl Branch finished 108th out of the 117 skiers that competed at Giants Ridge near Biwabik.


Flynn started the day with a time of 19:22 in the freestyle before adding a classic time of 18:18.3 for a pursuit time of 37:40.3.

Branch finished his freestyle race in 20:16 and the classic portion of his race in 20:10.1 for a pursuit time of 40:26.1.

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Eric Morken
Eric Morken is the sports and outdoor editor at the Echo Press and Osakis Review newspapers in Douglas County, MN. Follow him on Twitter at echo_sports.
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