Cross country: Minnewaska, Parkers Prairie runners compete at LPGE Invite

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Sophomores Sydney Hagen and Kristen Glover paced the Minnewaska girls cross country team to sixth place at Monday’s LPGE Invite.

Hagen finished in 12th place with a 23:24.7 time, and Glover followed in 15th at 23:40.4. Teagan Stark and Elsey Hagen clocked in next for the Lakers at 25:10.2 and 25:15.9, respectively, good for 28th and 30th in the field. Molly Hjelm (26:52.6, 48th) and Julia Kuehne (27:18.0, 50th) rounded out the Minnewaska finishers.

The boys had an incomplete team, but Isaiah Testa and Aiden Tank still raced for the Lakers. Testa’s time of 20:25.1 was good for 37th overall, and Tank finished in 21:11.3 for 49th overall.

Parkers Prairie boys finish 11th

The Parkers Prairie boys cross country team finished 11th at the LPGE Invite on Monday.

Jason Koehn’s 20:13.7 pace put him in 30th overall and first among Panther finishers. James Suchy and Trever Arceneau followed with 20:28.5 and 21:02.9 times, respectively, for 34th and 41st.

Also for Parkers, Cole Steele came in 65th at 22:16.0, and Justin Koehn finished 70th with a 23:30.7 time.

Callista Gardner was the lone Panther girl competing in the meet, and her time of 28:20.0 placed her 60th overall.

BOYS TEAM SCORES

1-Melrose, 33; 2-Paynesville, 66; 3-Morris Area, 84; 4-Osakis, 108; 5-Frazee, 120; 6-Brandon-Evansville, 202; 7-Long Prairie-Grey Eagle, 214; 8-Park Rapids, 220; 9-Sauk Centre, 225; 10-St. John’s Prep, 232; 11-Parkers Prairie, 240; 12-Border West, 305.

BOYS INDIVIDUAL RESULTS

MINNEWASKA: 37-Isaiah Testa, 20:25.1; 49-Aiden Tank, 21:11.3.

PARKERS PRAIRIE: 30-Jason Koehn, 20:13.7; 34-James Suchy, 20:28.5; 41-Trever Arceneau, 21:02.9; 65-Cole Steele, 22:16.0; 70-Justin Koehn, 23:30.7.

GIRLS TEAM SCORES

1-Sauk Centre, 57; 2-Morris Area, 67; 3-Paynesville, 73; 4*-Melrose, 116; 5*-Crosby-Ironton, 116; 6-Minnewaska, 133; 7-Osakis, 167; 8-Long Prairie-Grey Eagle, 181; 9-Border West, 233; 10-Pillager, 261.

GIRLS INDIVIDUAL RESULTS

MINNEWASKA: 12-Sydney Hagen, 23:24.7; 15-Kristen Glover, 23:40.4; 28-Teagan Stark, 25:10.2; 30-Elsey Hagen, 25:15.9; 48-Molly Hjelm, 26:52.6; 50-Julia Kuehne, 27:18.0.

PARKERS PRAIRIE: 60-Callista Gardner, 28:20.0.