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Overby heads to state

Two Harbors senior Mikael Overby skies in the Section 7 state qualifier at Giants Ridge Biwabik, Minn., Thursday. Overby finished seventh overall, qualifying for the state championship. (Photo by Shelly Peterson)

Two Harbors senior Mikael Overby qualified for the Minnesota State High School League state championship Thursday at Giants Ridge in Biwabik, Minn.

Overby competed in the Section 7 pursuit race. He finished fifth in the freestyle race with a time of 16 minutes, 15.1 seconds and finished 13th in the classic race with a time of 15:51.7. With those race times combined Overby finished seventh overall, qualifying for the state tournament.

The state tournament is scheduled for Feb. 16 at Giants Ridge.

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