Brett Miller, KMRS/KKOK Sports Director
Grant County Invite
BARRETT – The MAHACA Tigers had three champions and a fifth place team finish at the Grant County Invite on Saturday in Barrett.
Davin Rose (113), Ethan Lebrjia (120), and Dalton Rose (160) were champions, Jed Feuchtenberger (132) and Gideon Joos (152) took runner-up. The Tigers finished with a team score of 158.
West Central Area/Ashby/Brandon-Evansville took third with a score of 176. Wyat Olson (195) was the lone Knights champion, with Anthony Sykora (126), Jordan Lohse (138), and Colton Lindquist (182) each taking second.
Bryce Lien (152) and Devin Stone (220) each took third.
Border West took eight place with a 68. The Bucs got a second place finish from Eli Larson (106), Isaac Deal (170) took third.
Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa won the event with a score of 213, Ottertail Central took second with 205.
Red Lake Falls 4, Morris/Benson Area 3
RED LAKE FALLS – Three unanswered third period goals helped Red Lake Falls slip past Morris/Benson Area 4-3 on Saturday.
Hunter Blume opened the scoring just 21 seconds after puck drop to give the Storm a 1-0 lead.
After the Cardinals tied it, Blume and Will Breuer added goals for a 3-1 lead at the intermission. Matt Tolifson assisted on each goal.
After a scoreless second, it was the Zak Kennett show in the third. Kennett scored three times and the Cardinals goalie Brendan Larson kept the Storm out of the net for the win, finishing with 33 saves. The Cardinals are 2-0.
Brady Bachman stopped 36 saves for the Storm who fall to 1-3.
BOYS SWIMMING & DIVING
Fergus Falls Invite
FERGUS FALLS – The Morris Area/Chokio-Alberta boys swimming & diving team opened the season on Saturday at the Fergus Falls Invite, taking fifth place with a score of 155.
Christopher Just led the Tigers by taking second place in the 100 Free and fourth in the 50 Free. Sam Just took third in the 50 Breaststroke, while Hunter Van Epps was fourth in the 200 Free.
Van Epps, Christopher Just, Joeseph Goulet, and Mason Daugherty were part of the 400 Free Relay team that took third.
Fergus Falls placed first with a 484, ahead of runner-up Park Rapids (414) and Perham in third (174).
Detroit Lakes finished just ahead of the Tigers in fourth (170), Thief River Falls was sixth (112).