By PATRICK SLACK
The Holdingford boys rode the strength of a one-two finish, while the Huskers girls placed its five scorers in the top 10 in a sweep of the Central Minnesota Conference (CMC) titles at Pierz, Oct. 15.
Junior Andrew Zachman was the boys individual champion in 16:42.47, followed across the line by junior teammate Abe Skwira.
Also earning first-team All-CMC honors from the area were Royalton juniors Tremayne Collins (17:24.34) and Zach Carlson (17:55.31) in fourth and seventh place, respectively, and Pierz junior Kyle Becker in eighth place.
The Royalton boys finished in fourth place and Pierz took seventh.
In the girls race, the Huskers were paced by a handful of All-CMC first-team finishers in freshman Jo Merten (16:25.17), junior Emily Wolter (16:43.88), senior Abby Mokhtary (16:45.94), sophomore Rachael Preusser (16:59.19) and freshman Angel Rick (17:12.49).
Junior Maggie Gruber took 12th in 17:20.11 to lead the Pierz girls to sixth place and senior Ciara Kowalczyk took 27th in 18:17.79 to lead Royalton to seventh place.
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