Bemidji strong at Brandt's meet
Bemidji contestants captured 29 first places at the 16th annual Brandt's Association Invitational at Cass Lake High School.
The meet drew schools from Minnesota, North and South Dakota and Wisconsin.
Bemidji took 11 firsts in forms, 12 in sparring, five in breaking and one in weapons.
1st: Ethan Halvorson, Robby Yuretich, Morgan, Brandt, Tye Allen, Taylor Otness, Kayla Snell, Danielle Hoven, Krystal Irish, Ben Thompson, Kristi Pederson and Zhaabish Bush
2nd: Alex Vollen, Sarah Niner, Clare Niner, Allen DeShane, Nathan Snell, Mackenzie Degelder, Austan Gesell, Jesse Smrekar, Matt Althiser, Pat Guilfoile, Rob Yuretich, Tabitha Johnson, Olivia Jones, Jeremy Althiser and Jesse Stolhammer
3rds: Chris Niner, Wyatt Kilde, Tristan Kilde, Pat Kalstad, Logan Rudolph, Dylan Parsons, Kevin Schrom, Alex Nelson, Tommy Saxton, Keegan Saari, Mike Lovering, Aaron Dombeck, Alicia LIpka, Sean Wanner, David DeKrey, Seth Friborg, Max Cloose, Jay lngalls, Josh Marsh, Scott Grover and Vincent Fontana
1sts: Ana Kilde, Degelder, Saari, Brandon Joy, Devin Danielson, DeKrey, Zach Jones, Sheena Warner, Rob Yuretich, T. Johnson, Zak Tanner and Mackinze Adams
2nds: Jalen Shegrud, Tynan Grospe, Gesell, Alex Carlson, Bess Harris, Chnigozie Achike, Otness, Irish, Pederson and Stolhammer
3rs: Vollen, S. Niner, C. Niner, W. Kilde, Joseph Roberts, T. Kilde, Snell, Kalstad, Lukas Rudolph, Nelson, Jesse Smrekar, Lovering, Dombeck, James Yuenger, Ben Phillips, Wanner, M. Althiser, Snell, Friborg, Cloose, Guilfoile, Jessi Lindseth, Adam Johnson, Thompson, Lucas Holzhueter, Bush, Ingalls, J. Althiser and Fontana
1sts: Lovering, Jeff Linneman, Wanner, Phillips and T. Johnson
2nds: Snell, A. Johnson and Holzhueter
3rds: Shegrud, Saxton, Smrekar, Danielson, Jacob Larson and Rob Yuretich
3rd: A. Johnson
Other local participants were Marshall Holt, Logan Gesell, Forrest Guilfoile and Zach Vollen