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Lukanen 13th at opening meet

TJ Lukanen led Pine-River Backus with a 13th-place finish in 21 minutes, three seconds as the Tigers placed sixth on Monday, Aug. 26, at the Cardinal Invitational at Pine Ridge Golf Club in Motley.

The PR-B girls did not compete in the varsity meet. Jackie Brine-Doyle of Pequot Lakes did place second in 17:05.8 to lead the Patriot girls to a third-place finish.

The Tigers are scheduled to compete at the Pequot Lakes Invitational at 4 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 5, at Emily Greens Golf Course.


Team scores: 1-Detroit Lakes 53, 2-Park Rapids 58, 3-Ottertail Central 64, 4-Pequot Lakes 83, 5-Staples-Motley 128, 6-Pine River-Backus 147, 7-Bagley/Fosston

Individual winner: 1-Isaac Overmyer (PRA) 17:44.9

Pine River-Backus results: 13-TJ Lukanen 21:03, 28-Troy Fetter 23:01, 34-Jake Riley 23:42, 35-Zach Tulenchik 23:50, 37-Jacob Sescher 24:39, 38-Kyle Tschida 24:49, 41-Luke Downie 25:49


Team scores: 1-Detroit Lakes 15; 2-Pine River-Backus 48

PR-B results: 6-Cheyenne Swenson 20:31; 9-Alexandra Hoopman 22:33; 10-Jess Hanneken 22:35; 11-Emma Templeton 29:41; 12-Rebecca Weber 31:03

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