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Moorhead girls Nordic ski team places second and Spuds boys third at Alexandria Invite

Moorhead's Zaine Braaten finished second individually and the Spuds girls team placed three skiers in the top nine on Tuesday.

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KENSINGTON, Minn. — Three Moorhead girls Nordic skiers placed in the top nine to lead to Spuds to a second-place finish at the Alexandria Invite on Tuesday.
Zaine Braaten of the Moorhead boys team placed second to help lead the Spuds to a third-place finish.
Moorhead's Kennedy Olson placed fourth in 19 minutes, 55.5 seconds, Abbie Ishaug was fifth in 19:58.0 and Ava Nelson was ninth in 20:42.9.
The Spuds girls team finished with 372 points, trailing only meet-winner Brainerd (380).
Braaten finished in 16:17.7, just 4.2 seconds behind winner David Ronnevik (16:13.5) of Little Falls. Moorhead's Max Rogers placed 10th in 17:45.8.
Brainerd won the boys title at 378, just one point ahead of Little Falls' 377. The Spuds were third with 357.

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