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Summer Ellefson earned her fifth consecutive trip to the state Nordic ski meet after repeating as the Section 8 champion.

Ellefson skis way to state Nordic meet

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Park Rapids' Summer Ellefson qualified for her fifth consecutive state Nordic girls ski meet by repeating as the Section 8 champion last Wednesday at Camp Ripley.


Ellefson, who competes for the Northwest Independent School, led the 55-skier field with a pursuit time of 36 minutes, 17 seconds. The Park Rapids junior had the fastest time in the 5K classical race at 19:01 and had the fastest time in the 5K freestyle race with a 17:16.

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