Cross country: Thunder runners improve in 2nd meet

The Zimmerman cross country team ran it’s second meet of the year at Mora on Tuesday, with the boys placing ninth among 11 teams. The girls had an incomplete team.

“Every one of my runners ran faster that last weeks meet at Pine City,” said coach Mike Back. “It has been a nice start to the season.”

Leading Zimmerman was Tyler Lorden in 38th place.  Sam Bender was 44th, Travis Carr 45th, Stuart MacGregor 46th and Erik Gruhlke 52nd.

In the girls race, Nikki Jurik placed ninth, Meghan Tillmann  25th  and Gabby Kieliszewski 43rd.