Irish shine at “world’s largest” CC meet


Ellie Haney races for the finish line at the Milaca Mega Meet, Saturday, Sept. 24. The meet is considered the world’s largest cross country meet.

Caleb Beneke, above, ran a strong race to help lead the boys team to a 26th-place finish out of 55. (Photos by Chris Fobbe)

The Maple Lake cross country teams traveled to Milaca, Saturday, Sept. 24, for what is considered the world’s largest cross country meet.
On the girls’ side, Ava Mergen set a personal best and Gus DeMarais earned a ribbon for taking 21st place. Overall the girls finished eighth out of 53 teams.

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