Mucha completes successful week at Junior Nationals

Soldotna skier Bree Mucha finished 31st out of 43 skiers in the Older Junior division Friday at the Junior Olympic Championships in Soldier Hollow, Utah. Mucha finished the five-kilometer, classic-style race in 16 minutes, 26 seconds, which was 1:42 behind race winner Rachel Hall of the New England region.
On Saturday, Mucha finished off her week of racing with a 10th-place result in the team relays. She teamed with fellow Alaskans Kryston McPhetres and Amanda DelFrate in the three-by-three-kilometer event. They finished with a time of 20 minutes, 58 seconds, which was 58 seconds behind the Mountain West winning team of Sharmila Ahmed, Alice Flanders and Elizabeth Simak. Mucha’s split time was 7:07.

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