Ski teams race before big snow

Area ski teams got in some racing this weekend despite low-snow conditions. The races were held on Headquarters Lake, and with Saturday night’s big snowfall, hopefully that venue has been retired for the year.

The results follow:

Friday’s classic relay race

Girls

1. Kenai (Duran, Kalarchik, Nyquist), 24 minutes, 5 seconds; 2. Soldotna (Hutchings, Dusek, Pothast), 24:18; 3. Soldotna (Gilmore, Sayman, Fox), 24:24; 4. Kenai (Floyd, Sherstyuk, Bergholtz), 24:41; 5. Soldotna (Nelson, McCormick, Harbison), 25:12; 6. Skyview (Hollers, Cook, Neill), 25:48; 7. Skyview (Link, Chythlook, Morton), 25:50; 8. Kenai (Ulreich, Viseceri, Salzetti), 26:11; 9. Kenai (Michaud, Nabas, Schindler), 27:41; 10. Kenai (Kalarchik, Mohamed, Bakken), 28:28.

Boys

1. Soldotna (Best, Kant, Lu. Michael), 18:19; 2. Soldotna (Le. Michael, Swedberg, Jensen), 18:28; 3. Kenai (Jordan Theisen, Floyd, Cooper), 18:41; 4. Soldotna (Rife, Lewis, Diehl), 19:08; 5. Skyview (Cooper, Danielson, Austin), 19:10; 6. Kenai (Danielson, Sohres, Bressler), 19:59; 7. Kenai (Mole, Ferguson, Gillman), 20:15; 8. Kenai (Butler, Sandino, Michaud), 20:28; 9. Soldotna (Covey, Kim, Diehl), 20:43; 10. Skyview (Fair, Briggs, Schlung), 22:37; 11. Skyview (Hemphill, Shuler, Galic), 23:39; 12. Skyview (Jessup, Stasek, Hudson), 25:25.

Saturday’s 4K varsity skate

Girls

1. Sadie Fox, Sol, 11:06; 2. Mika Morton, Sky, 12:10; 3. Hannah Pothast, Sol, 12:28; 4. Kirsten Nyquist, Ken, 12:41; 5. Beverly Schindler, Ken, 13:08; 6. Mikaela Salzetti, 13:09; 7. Casey Neill, Sky, 13:33.

Boys

1. Dillon Jensen, Sol, 9:29; 2. Travis Cooper, Ken, 9:35; 3. Luke Michael, Sol, 9:36; 4. Colton Diehl, Sol, 10:21; 5. Olan Danielson, Ken, 10:29; 6. Jordan Theisen, Ken, 10:30; 7. Fox Michaud, Ken, 10:32; 8. Joe Bressler, Ken, 10:34; 9. Joe Rife, Sol, 10:35; 10. Jong Kim, Sol, 10:43; 11. Kyle Austin, Sky, 12:12.

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