By Chad Koenen
The Frazee Hornets returned to the course on Thursday as they traveled to Detroit Lakes for a meet featuring eight teams, including several larger Class AA schools.
On the girls side, eighth grader Madi Perrine paced the Hornets with a 26th place to finish with a time of 24:54.30. Lola Hoehne was right on her heels as the sophomore took 28th place with a time of 25:48.50, while fellow sophomore Caleigh Pausch took 40th place with a time of 28:01, freshman Bristol Larsen took 41st place with a time of 28:33.1 and sophomore Emersyn Wake took 47th place with a time of 38:10.5.
On the boys side, Jonah Sharp took 27th place to lead the way for the Hornets with a time of 20:11.9, while Cael Pausch took 29th place with a time of 20:34.10 and Brady Borah took 30th place with a time of 20:47.3. Also competing for the boys was Alex Helmers who took 42nd place with a time of 22:45, Tyden Schaefer who took 47th place with a time of 23:55.2 and Daniel Winn who took 54th place with a time of 31:46.10.
As a team, the Frazee boys took eighth place with 175 points, while the Frazee girls took seventh place with a team score of 176.
After competing at Long Prairie-Grey Eagle on Monday, the Hornets will take the rest of the week off from competition, before competing in Bagley on Tuesday, Sept. 19.
3200: 35. Brooklyn Riewer 18:23.30
5000: 26. Madi Perrine 24:54.30, 28. Lola Hoehne 25:48.50, 40. Caleigh Pausch 28:01.00, 41. Bristol Larsen 28:33.10, 47. Emersyn Wake 38:10.50
3200: 33. Talon Hoverson 15:00.00, 57. Nolan Prellwitz 16:27.30, 67. Tristan Maijala 19:11.00
5000: 27. Jonah Sharp 20:11.90, 29. Cael Pausch 20:34.10, 30. Brady Borah 20:47.30, 42. Alexx Helmers 22:45.00, 47. Tyden Schaefer 23:55.20, 54. Daniel Winn 31:46.10