Peterson places 64th at state Nordic meet, Benning places 83rd
Hastings sophomore Rachel Peterson placed 64th at the state Nordic ski meet on Thursday, improving on her place from last year by 22 spots.
The lone qualifier for the Hastings boys, Zack Benning, was 83rd.
Peterson shaved 90 seconds off her time from last year at Giants Ridge in Biwabik, finishing this year's race in a combined time of 38 minutes and 48.1 seconds.
She finished the freestyle leg in 19:25 and the classic leg in 19:23.1.