Nordic Skiing: Little Falls boys, girls post top-four finishes in opener

The Little Falls girls and boys Nordic ski teams each finished in the top four in the season-opening eight-team St. Cloud Cathedral Invite, Thursday.

Senior Maria Hauer led the way for the Flyers girls, winning the individual race in 18:07.

Senior Kaitlin Geisenhof took fourth in 20:37 and sophomore Amelia Kresha finished 10th in 21:42, followed by freshman Kendal Hendrickson (22:17), sophomores Claire Gammon-Deering (22:20) and Elizabeth Becker (22:40) and freshman Christy Masog (22:50).

In the boys race, four Flyers crossed the line in the top 15, including senior John Gottwalt (19:02), sophomore Gunner Kleinschmidt (19:12), freshman Seth Crocker (19:31) and junior Michael Carll (19:36), trailed by junior Ethan Crocker (20:01), sophomore Christian Ganz (20:35) and junior Hunter Kleinschmidt (21:35).