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Paynesville Press - September 21, 2005

Flanders, Kerzman lead boys' efforts at NL-S

By Michael Jacobson

The Bulldogs boys' cross country team finished seventh out of 14 teams at the Little Crow Invite, hosted by New London-Spicer, on Thursday. The meet was held again at the Little Crow Country Club.

Junior Dugan Flanders and ninth grader Jonathan Kerzman led the Dogs once again, both recording top-20 finishes. The duo have alter-nated being the first and second runners for the Dogs this fall.

boys cc Flanders finished 17th last week, with Kerzman eight seconds back in 20th.

Ninth grader Jamison Wall was the Dogs' third runner again, finishing in 36th place overall.

Ninth grader Jonathan Kerzman has emerged as a top runner for the boys' cross country team this fall. He finished second for the Dogs and 20th overall last week.

Junior Peder Thompson and ninth grader Nathan Friederichs completed the Dogs' team score by finishing 44th and 48th respectively.

Right behind Friederichs, one second behind in 49th place, was seventh grader Tanner Wendroth, in his first varsity race.

Another highlight for the boys' team was ninth grader Josh Sturtz placing seventh in the junior varsity race.

This week, the Dogs ran in a meet at Pierz, which also will host their sectionals this year, on Monday. The Dogs will run in the mega-meet at Milaca on Saturday, Sept. 24, with the meet starting at 10 a.m.

Team Scores
1. Redwood Valley 54
2. Renville County West 91
3. Lac Qui Parle Valley 104
4. New London-Spicer 106
5. Litchfield 125
6. Canby-Minneota-Lincoln 132
7. Paynesville 148
8. ACGC 156
9. Yellow Medicine East 225
10. BOLD 289
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Individual Results
17. Dugan Flanders 18:57
20. Jonathan Kerzman 19:05
36. Jamison Wall 19:40
44. Peder Thompson 19:58
48. Nathan Friederichs 20:02
49. Tanner Wendroth 20:03
56. Ezra Thompson 20:38

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