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L-R: Sydney Karels, Lizzie Fudge and Park Rapids' Megan Olson race in a pack at Headwaters Golf Course in Park Rapids. Vance Carlson/Forum News Service

XC teams sweep Park Rapids Invite to wrap up regular season

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PARK RAPIDS — The Perham cross country teams wrapped up their regular seasons by sweeping the varsity races Monday at Park Rapids.

Keeghan Hurley won the boys 5K race in a time of 15:52. Other than the largest cross country meet in the state, the Roy Griak Invite, where Hurley placed sixth, he has won every race entered this season and heads up the Perham boys team as the No. 1 ranked runner on the No. 1 ranked team in Minnesota Class A and Division II nationwide, by XCnation.com.

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Jayden Cullen and Billy Beseman, also ranked in Minnesota, placed fourth (16:21) and fifth place (16:31), followed by Chris Knutson (17:06) in sixth and Ben Sullivan (17:20) in eighth.

Perham defeated runners-up Detroit Lakes by 60 places (24-84).

The girls won handily totaling 43 points to the second place host Panthers 91.

Ellie Nelson and Madeline Huglen of Roseau were the top finishers in the girls’ 4K race. Nelson won with a time of 15:04.

Senior Lizzie Fudge was Perham’s top finisher in fourth place (15:16), a dozen seconds out of the top spot. Fudge’s kick to the finish line led Brynnan Covington (15:19) and Sydney Karels (15:21) to fifth and sixth overall. Caitlin Covington was 11th in a time of 15:39. Jenna Wegscheid placed 18th in 15:54.

Boys Team Results

1. Perham 24, 2. Detroit Lakes 84, 3. West Central Area 99, 4. Dilworth-Glyndon-Felton 123, 5. Roseau 130, 6. Pelican Rapids 166, 7. Park Rapids 172, 8. Hawley/Ulen-Hitterdal 189, 9. Frazee 211, 10. Thief River Falls 224, 11. Bagley/Fosston 319, 12. Warroad 355

Boys Individual Results: (Top 20)

Place, Name, Grade, School, Time

1 Hurley, Keeghan 12 Perham 15:52

2 Overmyer, Isaac 11 Park Rapids Area 16:08

3 Lundstrom, Matthew 11 Detroit Lakes 16:18

4 Cullen, Jayden 12 Perham 16:21

5 Beseman, Billy 11 Perham 16:31

6 Knutson, Chris 12 Perham 17:06

7 Nelson, Weston 11 Roseau 17:13

8 Sullivan, Ben 12 Perham 17:20

9 Toms, Alex 12 West Central 17:22

10 Foltz, Zachary 12 Detroit Lakes 17:30

11 Aden, Mahad 11 Pelican Rapids 17:38

12 Nelson, Devin 11 West Central 17:45

13 Edvall, Kanyon 11 Perham 17:46

14 Santos, Tony 12 Dilworth-Gly 17:49

15 Leach, Ryan 12 Dilworth-Gly 17:49

16 Olson, Dylan 11 Hawley/Ulen- 17:50

17 Covington, Leighton 11 Perham 17:56

18 Paulson, Bryce 11 West Central 17:57

19 Andersen, Sam 10 Hawley/Ulen- 18:05

20 Nelson, Rylee 9 West Central 18:05

Girls Team Results

1. Perham 43, 2. Park Rapids 91, 3. Detroit Lakes 107, 4. Roseau 110, 5. Warroad 159, 6. West Central Area 177, 7. Pelican Rapids 177, 8. Thief River Falls 180, 9. Frazee 211, 10. Wadena-Deer Creek 221, 11. Dilworth-Glyndon-Felton 254

Girls Individual Results (Top 20)

Place, Name, Grade, School, Time

1 Nelson, Ellie 8 Roseau 15:04 1

2 Huglen, Madeline 11 Roseau 15:07 2

3 Kantonen, Lydia 9 Park Rapids Area 15:08 3

4 Fudge, Lizzie 12 Perham 15:16 4

5 Covington, Brynnan 9 Perham 15:19 5

6 Karels, Sydney 10 Perham 15:21 6

7 Wald, Tianna 9 Pelican Rapids 15:25 7

8 Danielson, Megan 7 Frazee 15:34 8

9 Morgan, Ellie 8 Frazee 15:38 9

10 Ostlie, Makenzie 9 Detroit Lakes 15:38 10

11 Covington, Caitlin 7 Perham 15:39 11

12 Fast, Lindsay 12 Warroad 15:41 12

13 Schmitz, Emma 11 Wadena-Deer Creek 15:44 13

14 Overmyer, Ellery 9 Park Rapids Area 15:47 14

15 Carlson, Marissa 11 Bagley/Fosston* 15:47

16 Brunelle, Gretta 12 Warroad 15:48 15

17 Ostlie, Megan 12 Detroit Lakes 15:51 16

18 Wegscheid, Jenna 10 Perham 15:54 17

19 Brunelle, Emma 9 Warroad 15:59 18

20 Fernholz, Kylee 12 West Central 16:00 19

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Robert Williams
Robert has been the Sports Editor for the Focus since 2010 covering multiple state and national championship teams and is a mainstay at state tournaments each season covering the successful, athletic programs of Perham and New York Mills High Schools.
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