Ely Takes 2nd, Olson 8th at State Nordic Meet

By KBJR News 1

February 14, 2013 Updated Feb 14, 2013 at 11:57 PM CDT

Biwabik, MN (NNCNOW.com) --- Ely senior Jesse Olson finished eighth individually at the Minnesota State High School League (MSHSL) nordic ski meet on Thursday afternoon, helping his team to a second place finish at Giant's Ridge in Biwabik, Minn.

OIson finished with a time of 30:45 in the 10-kilometer race combining both freestyle and classical styles, with that time being 1:21 off the pace of individual champion Jakob Ellingson.

As a team, the Wolves finished with 358 points to take home runner-up hardware, with just the 378 points of Eden Prairie besting their score.

Olson was joined on the second place team by Colton Bina, Seth Prigge, Rrik Haaversen, Cole Helms, Jonah Dalberg, and Andrew Haag.

Full results of both the individual boys' race and the team boys' race can be found on the MSHSL web site.

Posted by Zach Schneider
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