Schmitz runs 12th place time
Wadena-Deer Creek's Emma Schmitz collected a 12th place finish in a 94-runner field Tuesday in the Bagley/Fosston Inivitational at Twin Pines Golf Course.
The WDC freshman turned in a time of 16:46.57 to pace an 11th place team finish by the Wolverines. Rounding out the WDC field was Liz Peterson, with a 54th place time of 19:00.56; Gabby Ross, with a 73rd place time of 20:35.86; Brianna Rosenthal, with a 79th place time of 21:12.10; Sydney Greenwaldt, with an 88th place time of 22:37.45 and Shaye Blessing with a 91st place time of 22:51.01.
Park Rapids' Lydia Lutz took top honors with a 15:32.00 and received help from Summer Ellefson, who ran a ninth place time of 16:42.95, in leading the Panthers to a first place score of 63.
WDC's Neil Janson placed 16th in the boys' race with a time of 18:20.03. Joey Pate was 14 places behind Janson with a time of 19:01.06. Will Eliason and Brody Wangsness ran 45th and 46th respectively in the field of 105 runners with times of 19:38.73 and 19:39.61.
Hawley/Ulen-Hitterdal's Matthew Lundstrom edged Bagley/Fosston's Wesley Davies 17:29.23 top 17:30.17 for top honors in the boys' varsity race.
Thief River Falls claimed team honors in the boys' varsity competition with 45 points.
WDC's Austin Sutherland ran 25th in the JV meet with a time of 22:06.15 while Joe Najjar was 90th in the junior high race with a 16:30.20.
Park Rapids 63, International Falls 86, Warroad 110, Pelican Rapids 139, Pequot Lakes 145, Thief River Falls 148, United North Central 151, Roseau 155, Trek North 157, Pine River-Backus 264, Wadena-Deer Creek 273, Staples-Motley 293, Lake Park-Audubon 301
Thief River Falls 45, Hawley/Ulen-Hitterdal 100, Staples-Motley 101, Pelican Rapids 106, Park Rapids 120, Pequot Lakes 129, Roseau 165, International Falls 173, Bagley/Fosston 232, Warroad 259, Lake of the Woods 313, Lake Park-Audubon 331