SoHi's Michael leads area at state ski meet

Luke Michael of Soldotna was the highest-finishing Kenai Peninsula skier Friday at the state Nordic skiing championships at Kincaid Park in Anchorage.

 

Michael finished 15th with a time of 31 minutes, 30 seconds, in the 10-kilometer mass start classic race, as teammate Dillon Jensen followed close behind in 26th with a time of 32:38. Isaac Lammers of Chugiak won Friday’s race with a time of 30:13, and the overall state skimeister award.

Andre Lovett was Homer’s top boy and finished Friday in 33rd place, with a time of 32:57, as teammate Brian Rowe finished right behind him in 35th, with a time of 32:59.

The top boys finisher from Kenai was Travis Cooper in 45th place, with a time of 33:32.

Kade Cooper paced the Skyview boys with a 73rd-place finish, and a time of 35:34.

Miles Knotek took the top honors for Seward with a 90th-place finish, and a time of 38:00.

The top-finishing girls skier from the Kenai Peninsula was Taylor Ostrander from Kenai, finishing 39th with a time of 28:36 in the 7.5-kilometer classic mass start. Sadie Fox from Soldotna finished close behind with a time of 28:48, good for 40th place.

Marion Woods from South won Friday’s race with a time of 24:02.

Marie Schmidt placed 44th to lead the Homer girls, with a time of 28:58.

Mika Morton finished 71st with a time of 31:30 to lead the Skyview girls team, and Lindsey Kromrey led the Seward girls with a 75th-place finish, and a time of 32:05.

 

ASAA State Nordic Skiing Championships

Friday at Kincaid Park

BOYS

Team scores: 1. Service, 2:03:36. 2. Chugiak, 2:05:51. 3. West Valley, 2:07:07. 4. South, 2:07:55. 5. West, 2:08:26. 6. East, 2:08:57. 7. Lathrop, 2:09:54. 8. Colony, 2:11:42. 9. Soldotna, 2:13:04. 10. Palmer, 2:14:40. 11. Homer, 2:15:58. 12. Grace, 2:17:22, 13. Dimond, 2:18:04. 14. Eagle River, 2:19:15. 15. Kenai, 2:20:22. 16. Valdez, 2:27:27. 17. Skyview, 2:27:41. 18. Wasilla, 2:33:09. 19. Seward, 2:45:26.

Individual 10-kilometer classical mass start

1. Isaac Lammers, Chugiak, 30:13. 2. John Glen, Service, 30:32. 3. Eric Backstrum, South, 30:32. 4. Thomas O’Harra, East, 30:44. 5. Alex Loan, Chugiak, 30:47. 6. Kipp Wilkinson, Lathrop, 30:56. 7. Matt Muffoletto, Service, 30:57. 8. Daniel Serventi, Grace, 30:58. 9. Jake Bassett, Service, 30:59. 10. Jacob Volz, West, 31:02. 

Other Peninsula skiers

15. Luke Michael, SoHi, 31:30. 26. Dillon Jensen, SoHi, 32:38. 33. Andre Lovett, Homer, 32:57. 35. Brian Rowe, Homer, 32:59. 43. Jonas Wikstrom, SoHi, 33:26. 45. Travis Cooper, Kenai, 33:32. 50. Parker Sorenson, Homer, 33:53. 55. Tyler Cooper, Kenai, 34:08. 72. Colton Diehl, SoHi, 35:29. 73. Kade Cooper, Skyview, 35:34. 75. Joey Bishop, Skyview, 35:38. 77. Joe Bressler, Kenai, 36:03. 78. Kyle Wentz, Homer, 36:08. 79. Olen Danielson, Kenai, 36:38. 82. Bud Sparks, Skyview, 36:59. 84. Fox Michaud, Kenai, 37:17. 85. Ghen Sasakura, Homer, 37:28. 86. Jang Kim, SoHi, 37:32. 87. Jordan Theisen, Kenai, 37:33. 88. Dan Adickes, Homer, 37:46. 90. Miles Knotek, Seward, 38:00. 99. Sky Schlung, Skyview, 39:28. 100. Tanner Best, SoHi, 39:37. 101. Nick Zweifel, Seward, 40:14. 103. Benjamin Sibley, Skyview, 41:03. 109. Jerry Swanson, Seward, 43:09. 112. Jacob Marshall, Seward, 44:02.

GIRLS

Team scores: 1. West Valley, 1:41:46. 2. South, 1:42:14. 3. Service, 1:43:51. 4. West, 1:46:37. 5. Dimond, 1:47:58. 6. Lathrop, 1:48:00. 7. Chugiak, 1:48:23. 8. East, 1:48:45. 9. Grace, 1:53:12. 10. Homer, 1:57:46. 11. Eagle River, 1:58:20. 12. Kenai, 2:00:40. 13. Palmer, 2:04:27. 14. Colony, 2:08:19. 15. Valdez, 2:10:31. 16. Skyview, 2:15:29. 17. Soldotna, 2:28:43.

Individual results 7.5-kilometer mass start

1. Marion Woods, South, 24:02. 2. Hannah Boyer, West Valley, 24:06. 3. Lydia Blanchet, West, 24:29. 4. Celia Haering, West, 24:30. 5. Sarah Freistone, Dimond, 24:37. 6. Sarissa Lammers, Chugiak, 24:44. 7. Tsaina Mahlen, South, 25:22. 8. Hannah Stevens, Eagle River, 25:23. 9. Janie Hoefler, South, 25:38. 10. Mykaela McMullen, Service, 25:40.

Other Peninsula skiers

39. Taylor Ostrander, Kenai, 28:36. 40. Sadie Fox, SoHi, 28:48. 44. Marie Schmidt, Homer, 28:58. 47. Kaya Morelli, Homer, 29:19. 48. Cassidy Soistman, Homer, 29:19. 54. Olivia Pfeifer, Kenai, 29:47. 57. Mady Gerard, Homer, 30:09. 61. Alex Bergholtz, Kenai, 30:59. 67. Olivia Fair, Kenai, 31:17. 71. Mike Morton, Skyview, 31:30. 74. Emily Schmidt, Homer, 32:03. 75. Lindsey Kromrey, Seward, 32:05. 79. Alaine Miller, Homer, 32:35. 81. Chelsea Winter, Skyview, 32:37. 82. Kirsten Nyquist, Kenai, 32:41. 85. Eve Ferguson, Kenai, 33:09. 92. Casey Neill, Skyview, 35:34. 95. Brittany Hollers, Skyview, 35:47. 99. Maggie Herbert, Seward, 36:40. 101. Laura Dyer, Seward, 37:14. 103. Brooke Estes, Seward, 38:46. 105. Madison Nelson, SoHi, 39:34. 106. Xochi Harbison, SoHi, 40:02. 107. Michela Gioachini, SoHi, 40:18.

OVERALL SKIMEISTER RESULTS, 2-DAY COMBINED

GIRLS: 1. Hannah Boyer, West Valley, 38:44. 2. Marion Woods, South, 38:47. 3. Lydia Blanchet, West, 39:33. 4. Celia Haering, West, 39:38. 5. Sarah Freistone, Dimond, 39:59. 6. Sarissa Lammers, Chugiak, 40:19. 7. Hannah Stevens, Eagle River, 41:03. 8. Janie Hoefler, South, 41:15. 9. Tsaina Mahlen, South, 41:21. 10. Eliza Rorabaugh, West Valley, 41:24. 

Other Peninsula skiers

36. Marie Schmidt, Homer, 45:35. 38. Sadie Fox, SoHi, 45:50. 41. Kaya Morelli, Homer, 46:14. 44. Taylor Ostrander, Kenai, 46:38. 45. Cassidy Soistman, Homer, 46:48. 52. Mady Gerard, Homer, 47:38. 54. Olivia Pfeifer, Kenai, 47:49. 60. Alex Bergholtz, Kenai, 49:04. 61. Mika Morton, Skyview, 49:14. 69. Olivia Fair, Kenai, 50:31. 72. Emily Schmidt, Homer, 50:58. 75. Kirsten Nyquist, Kenai, 51:15. 76. Lindsey Kromrey, Seward, 51:19. 79. Chelsea Winter, Skyview, 51:31. 81. Alaine Miller, Homer, 51:48. 86. Eve Ferguson, Kenai, 53:29. 92. Casey Neill, Skyview, 55:50. 94. Brittany Hollers, Skyview, 56:41. 97. Maggie Herbert, Seward, 57:02. 98. Laura Dyer, Seward, 57:47. 101. Brooke Estes, Seward, 59:26. 103. Madison Nelson, SoHi, 1:00:15. 106. Xochi Harbison, SoHi, 1:02:48. 107. Michela Gioachini, SoHi, 1:05:32.

BOYS: 1. Isaac Lammers, Chugiak, 49:22. 2. John Glen, Service, 49:41. 3. Thomas O’Harra, East, 49:46. 4. Eric Backstrum, South, 50:03. 5. Alex Loan, Chugiak, 50:10. 6. Jacob Volz, West, 50:25. 7. Garth Schulz, Service, 50:51. 8. Matt Muffoletto, Service, 50:56. 9. Max Donaldson, West Valley, 51:05. 10. David McPhetres, Chugiak, 51:06

Other Peninsula skiers

19. Luke Michael, SoHi, 51:56. 25. Dillon Jensen, SoHi, 52:54. 27. Andre Lovett, Homer, 53:18. 31. Jonas Wikstrom, SoHi, 53:34. 35. Travis Cooper, Kenai, 54:06. 37. Brian Rowe, Homer, 54:08. 42. Parker Sorenson, Homer, 54:29. 59. Tyler Cooper, Kenai, 56:21. 65. Colton Diehl, SoHi, 57:02. 73. Kade Cooper, Skyview, 58:11. 74. Joe Bressler, Kenai, 58:18. 75. Joey Bishop, Skyview, 58:21. 76. Kyle Wentz, Homer, 58:24. 79. Fox Michaud, Kenai, 59:13. 81. Bud Sparks, Skyview, 59:55. 82. Dan Adickes, Homer, 59:59. 84. Ghen Sasakura, Homer, 1:00:12. 86. Olen Danielson, Kenai, 1:00:41. 87. Jordan Theisen, Kenai, 1:00:57. 88. Jang Kim, SoHi, 1:01:02. 89. Miles Knotek, Seward, 1:01:20. 93. Tanner Best, SoHi, 1:02:45. 100. Sky Schlung, Skyview, 1:04:05. 101. Nick Zweifel, Seward, 1:04:35. 102. Benjamin Sibley, Skyview, 1:04:46. 107. Jerry Swanson, Seward, 1:08:15. 112. Jacob Marshall, Seward, 1:09:31.

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