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PR-B cross country 7th at meet

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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
PR-B cross country 7th at meet

The Pine River-Backus boys' cross country team finished seventh at the season opening meet at the Staples-Motley Invitational on Monday, Aug. 25.

Detroit Lakes finished first with 46 while Long Prairie/Grey Eagle was second with 65. The top Tiger finisher was T.J. Lukanen, who covered the 5,000-meter course in 19 minutes, 11 seconds.

The PR-B girls did not compete at the varsity level.


Team scores: Detroit Lakes 46, Long Prairie-Grey Eagle 65, Ottertail Central 71, Wadena - Deer Creek 118, Park Rapids 122, Staples-Motley 146, Pine River-Backus 164, New York Mills 181

Individual champion: Isaac Overmyer (Park Rapids) 16:19

PR-B results: 12-T.J. Lukanen 19:11, 28-Luke Downie 20:53, 40-Zach Tulenchik 21:39, 49-Kyle Tschida 22:36, 58-Tyler Bestgen 25:38, 59-Lucas McCoy 25:39


Boys team scores: Detroit Lakes 23, Ottertail Central 44, PR-Backus 84, Staples-Motley 89

PR-B boys' results (5,000 meters): 14-Jacob Butcher 22:58, 18-Nick Ackerman 23:28, 24-Mike Bonkowski 23:56, 33-Caleb Travis 25:47, 36-Louis Bueckers 26:10

Girls' team scores: Detroit Lakes 31, Long Prairie-Grey Eagle 44, PR-Backus 53

PR-B girls' results (4,000 meters): 2-Sidney Lodge 19:20, 7-Shayna Moore 20:21, 24-Misato Marcum 23:41, 25-Laura Oates 23:42, 31-Samantha Raph 25:04