Cross Country runners lineup to race at Andrew Nelson Metro Classic


September 11, 2018 8:30 pm

By Tom Mix
NDHSAA Media Specialist

FARGO – Tuesday, September 11, 2018 was a day to reflect on the events that happened in New York City, Washington D.C and Pennsylvania 17 years ago. Locally it was also a time to remember Staff Sgt. Andrew Nelson, who was killed in action while serving in Iraq in 2007.

Prior to joining the armed forces, Nelson – a 2003 graduate of Fargo Shanley High School – played football ran track and was the captain of the cross country team for the Deacons.

To honor Nelson’s military service and dedication to Shanley athletics, a cross country meet is hosted by the school every fall. Tuesday was the 11th running of the Andrew Nelson Metro Classic. A table with photos of Nelson and plaques detailing his military service was displayed for all to see.

Fargo Davies senior Megan Lundstrom won the varsity girls race with a time of 19 minutes, 16 seconds.

Fargo North senior Alex Luz took first in the varsity boys race with a time of 16:33.

Fargo Davies won the boys and girls team competitions.

Boys Top 10: 1, Alex Luz, Fargo North, 16:33. 2, Jacob Knodle, West Fargo Sheyenne, 16:35. 3, Caleb Yokom, Fargo North, 16:53. 4, Hunter Barth, Fargo Davies, 17:33. 5, Andrew Selensky, Fargo Davies, 17:38. 6, Parker Wieland, Fargo Davies, 17:39. 7, Aiden Johnson, West Fargo Sheyenne, 17:44. 8, Jack Boub, Fargo Davies, 17:52. 9, Abdi Mohamed, Fargo South, 17:53. 10, Ben Asheim, Fargo Shanley/Oak Grove/Park Christian, 17:54.

Boys Team Scores: Fargo Davies 41, Fargo North 52, West Fargo Sheyenne 52, Fargo Shanley/Oak Grove/Park Christian 96, Fargo South 209, Central Cass 268, Kindred 281, West Fargo 307, Richland 340.

Girls Top 10: 1, Megan Lundstrom, Fargo Davies, 19:16. 2, Bridget Henne, Fargo Davies, 19:43. 3, Payton Lane, Fargo Davies, 20:03. 4, Anna Lien, Fargo North, 20:14. 5, Mckenna Lovehaug, Fargo Davies, 20:17. 6, Onnica Stansbury, West Fargo Sheyenne, 20:25. 7, Anna Bernhardt, Fargo Shanley/Oak Grove/Park Christian, 20:34. 8, Mckenzie Burian, Fargo Davies, 21:12. 9, Alice Bauroth, Fargo South, 21:36. 10, Grace Dorsher, Fargo North, 21:54.

Girls Team Scores: Fargo Davies 19, Fargo North 67, Fargo Shanley/Oak Grove/Park Christian 97, Fargo South 140, West Fargo Sheyenne 161, Central Cass 210, West Fargo 230, Kindred 261, Richland 270.

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