Middle School ski report for Jan. 31
Bemidji claimed the boys JV and Junior High titles at Tuesday's North Star Conference meet at Brainerd.
The Jacks won the JV meet with 391 points to 352 for Mora with Detroit Lakes third at 348 and Brainerd fourth at 265.
Matt Armstrong of Bemidji was the individual champion, completing the course in 17:08, four seconds ahead of Tim Nelson of Brainerd.
For Bemidji Carl Graefe was third, Andy Berube fourth and Devin Danielson fifth to complete the scoring.
They were followed by Zach Hewitt sixth, Tanner Asper seventh, John Buckanaga eighth and Trent Buckanaga 11 in a 25 skier field.
Detroit Lakes took the girls title with 390 points to 387 for Brainerd. Deer River had 89 and Mora 84 with incomplete teams.
Andrea Weiss of DL was the individual winner in 19:04.
Bemidji had no entrants.
Bemidji took the boys Junior High title with 389 points to 365 for Mora and 361 for Brainerd. DL and Deer River skied incomplete.
Jordan Wednchuk and Josh Claussen finished 1-2 for the Jacks Wednchuk timed in 13:30.
Anthony Trudeau was fourth and Austin Chatterton eighth to complete the scoring.
Matthew Eriksson was 10, Joel Carlson 14, Kyle Johnson 19 and Nolan Hamilton 25.
Brainerd won the girls Junior High crown with 386 points to 368 for Mora. Deer River had 359 and Bemidji 355, the only other complete teams.
Katie Montgomery of Brainerd was the individual winner in 15:10.
For Bemidji, Morgan Sagedahl was fifth, California Thorson 10, Anna Eriksson 15, Atomic Thorson 18. Amelia Hudson 22, Hannah Hamilton 28 and Ariel Tix 29.
The meet ended the year for the four younger teams. The varsity skis at the Section 8 meet Tuesday at Camp Ripley.