Hounds' Long Just Misses Top 10 at State

By KBJR News 1

February 13, 2014 Updated Feb 13, 2014 at 11:56 PM CDT

Biwabik, MN (NNCNOW.com) --- Duluth East junior Keaton Long used a strong classical race on Thursday afternoon to overcome a rough freestyle race and finished in 11th place at the MSHSL boys' nordic ski meet at Giants Ridge in Biwabik, Minn.

Long was also the leader of a Greyhounds team that finished third in the team competition, just one point shy of tying St. Louis Park for the runner-up position.

Below are listed all individual finishers from the Northland and the full team results from Thursday's state meet.

2014 MSHSL BOYS' NORDIC SKI MEET RESULTS
11. Keaton Long (Duluth East) --- 33:55.0
13. Sam Johnson (Mesabi East-Virginia-Eveleth Gilbert) --- 34:17.5
16. Seth Prigge (Ely) --- 34:18.0
18. Reed Melicher (Mesabi East-Virginia-Eveleth Gilbert) --- 34:27.7
31. Zach Smith (Proctor-Hermantown) --- 35:30.2
32. Erik Haaversen (Ely) --- 35:34.8
41. Samual Hayden (Duluth East) --- 36:12.5
44. Henry French (Duluth East) --- 36:16.3
54. Eric Patterson (Duluth East) --- 36:43.1
67. Sommer Schrock (Grand Rapids) --- 37:17.9
72. Joe Rauzi (Duluth East) --- 37:31.0
83. Vasek Cervenka (Grand Rapids) --- 37:59.3
87. Sam Olson (Proctor-Hermantown) --- 38:04.9
106. Charlie Bray (Duluth East) --- 39:49.4
109. Patrick Buffington (Duluth East) --- 40:41.2

2014 MSHSL BOYS' NORDIC SKI MEET TEAM RESULTS
1. Forest Lake --- 380
2. St. Louis Park --- 351
3. Duluth East --- 350
4. Eagan --- 344
5. St. Cloud Tech --- 320
6. Wayzata --- 319
7. Andover --- 315
8. Minneapolis South --- 297

Posted by Zach Schneider
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