By PATRICK SLACK
The Little Falls girls team took 15th out of 63 teams at Saturday’s Mesabi East Invite at Giants Ridge.
Sophomore Maria Hauer placed 33rd in classic (20:03) and junior Chelsea Rutz placed 33rd in freestyle (18:00.5) to lead the Flyers.
Sophomore Kaitlin Geisenhof (21:04.3) and junior Chloe Houle (25:09.6) followed in the classic race.
Juniors Mattia Hendrickson (18:07.6) and Josie Lange (21:41.6) trailed Rutz in the freestyle.
Little Falls is scheduled to race in St. Cloud, Thursday.