Junior high runners place three in top ten finishers

Rachel Guler, left. Lily Williams, right.

The Viking cross country team participated in the Perham Invitational cross country meet October 6.

Tatianna Wiley led the way for the junior high girls with her 1st place finish. She ran the 3000 meter

Tatianna Wiley
Tatianna Wiley

course in 12:23. Lily Williams (7th) and Rachel Guler (9th) posted times of 13:08 and 13:22. Anna Stachowski (39th) finished with a time of 14:54.

The varsity girls ran well against tough competition. Chloe Paulson (15th) was the first Viking to cross the finish line in a season best time of 20:15. Tianna Wald (20th) and Mandi Sjolie (25th) also recorded season best times of 20:27 and 20:32. Maddie Guler (36th) and Autumn Gummeringer (72nd) ran times of 20:57 and 22:58. Emma Hoover (116th) ran the 5000 meter course in 27:10.

The team finished in 5th place.

Evan Fankhnnel and Sam Moe ran well in a large field of 143 junior high boy runners. Fankhnnel’s time of 12:22 was good for a 51st place finish. Moe’s time of 13:33 gave him a 91st place finish.

In the varsity boy’s competition, David Johnston (61st) finished with a time of 18:09. Logan Petznick (127th) finished the course in 20:49. Domanic Chenze recorded a personal best time of 23:02.

Girls Varsity Results

Perham 43

Moorhead 99

West Central 130

United North Central 136

Pelican Rapids 162

Pequot Lakes 188

Bemidji 194

Park Rapids 237

Plus 9 other teams…

Girls Junior High Results

Bemidji 25

Moorhead 40

Detroit Lakes 95

Perham 98

Little Falls 111

Pelican Rapids inc.

Boys Varsity Results

Bemidji 77

Perham 80

Detroit Lakes 80

Moorhead 111

Little Falls 114

West Central 155

Plus 13 other teams…

Pelican Rapids inc.

Boys Junior High Results

Bemidji 33

Moorhead 72

Roseau 76

Pequot Lakes 113

Detroit Lakes 131

Little Falls 151

Perham 170

Fergus Falls 211

West Central 234

Pelican Rapids inc.