5th and 6th Graders Compete in Perham

Bob Hendersonschoolnews

Thirteen LPA 5th and 6th graders spent the week practicing with volunteer coach Jake Januszewski. They took their hard work to the course on Thursday, October 5 at the Perham Harrier Cross Country Invite. Theo Wright, Keela Johnson, Kody Johnson, Hailey Gilbertson, Thor Erickson, Hayden Palm, Rylan Swenson, Oiver Mikkelsen, Chester Retz, Teigan Bjerke, Taylor Schauer, Abbilyn Strandberg, and Montana Ivers ran against other local 5th and 6th graders in a mile race. Teigen Bjerke won the meet with a mile time of 6:22. Chester Retz followed behind with a time of 6:44. Taylor Schauer led the girls.They stayed to watch the rest of the Raiders compete in the high school races. There are bight and shining student-athletes coming up in the near future.