The Hastings Nordic ski team competed in the Broken Pole Invitational last week, competing against teams from White Bear Lake, Winona, Park, Woodbury and East Ridge.

Sarah Peterson led the Hastings girls with a fifth-place finish and a time of 18:35.

Makaila England placed 17th in 22.56 and Rachel Peterson placed 19th in 23:31.

The Hastings boys were led by Joe Rabaey, who took 19th in 19:23.

Josh Swenson placed 20th in 21:40. Jonah Schill was 22nd in 23:37 and Forrest Close was 23rd in 25:59.

At the Mesabi Invitational recently, Sarah Peterson placed 101st overall in the classic race.

Rachel Peterson raced in the junior varsity classic race and placed 80th. There were a total of 1,100 racers in the event.