Hornets to host home meet on Thursday at Frazee Elementary School
By Chad Koenen
Nathan Johannsen took third place and Jonah Sharp took 48th place as the Frazee Hornets finished in eighth place at the Bagley cross country meet on Tuesday night.
Johannsen finished with a time of 17:33, which was behind just Jonathan Krueger of East Grand Forks with a time of 16:54 and Charlie Larson of Pelican Rapids with a time of 17:16. Sharp, who is just an eighth grader, was the second Hornets to cross the finish line with a time of 20:32.
Alex Helmers finished in 53rd place with a time of 20:56, Brad Borah took 57th place with a time of 21:07, Cael Pausch took 61st place with a time of 21:18, Jayden Keeping finished in 67th place with a time of 21:39 and ninth grader Carter Sonnenberg took 93rd place with a time of 22:44.
As a team, the Hornets collected 203 points to finish in eighth place. Bemidji won the meet with a score of 51 points, while East Grand Forks took second with 83 points. The Hornets narrowly trailed Park Rapids, who finished in seventh place with a score of 190 and in front of ninth placed Thief River Falls with 215 points.
On the girls side of the meet the Hornets finished with a team score of 247 to finish in 11th place. They trailed Warroad, who took 10th place, with a team score of 203. Park Rapids won the girls meet with a score of 86.
The Hornets were led by Braylee Riewer who took 32nd place with a time of 23:21. She essentially tied Jada Carlson of Lake Park-Audubon who finished with the exact same time for 31st place.
Bailey Larson took 53rd place with a time of 24:40, while Alexis Mack took 69th place with a time of 25:50, Taylor Perrine took 70th place with a time of 26:01, Sydney Rodeman took 71st place with a time of 26:07 and Claire Pausch took 74th place with a time of 26:42.
This week the Hornets will host a home meet at the Frazee Elementary School beginning at 4:30 p.m. The meet will feature teams from Dilworth-Glyndon-Felton, New York Mills, Park Rapids and United North Central.