Cross-Country: Tigers 2nd in Menahga

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Mara Adams placed fifth and Nathan Nations sixth to lead the Pine River-Backus Tigers girls and boys teams to runner-up finishes Friday, Sept. 4, at the UNC Invite .

Andrew Bueckers also landed in the top 10 on the boys side as PRB finished behind Nevis with 68 team points.

Clair Dahl finished sixth and Alaura Dahl ninth to help the PRB girls finish behind United North Central with 44 points.

Boys results


Team scores: 1-Nevis 21, 2-Pine River-Backus 68, 3-United North Central inc.

Individual winner: Jack McNamee (Nevis) 18:36

Pine River-Backus results: 6-Nathan Nations 19:33, 10-Andrew Bueckers 20:38, 13-Marcus Lukanen 21:18, 14-Connor Tulenchik 21:43, 15-Isaiah Aulie 22:08

Girls results

Team scores: 1-United North Central 24, 2-Pine River-Backus 44, 3-Nevis inc.

Individual winner: Jade Rypkema (Nevis) 19:22

Pine River-Backus results: 5-Mara Adams 23:20, 6-Clair Dahl 23:26, 9-Alaura Dahl 24:38, 10-Ella Dahl 24:44, 14-Mimi Bueckers 25:50


Dan Determan has been a reporter for the Echo Journal since 2014, primarily covering sports at Pequot Lakes and Pine River-Backus
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