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SkyHi girls, SoHi boys ski to fourths

Posted: Sunday, December 22, 2002

The Service boys and girls cross-country skiing teams swept the Lynx Loppet Friday and Saturday at Kincaid Park in Anchorage.

The Service girls topped runner-up East by more than 12 minutes in the event, which had a 3.6-kilometer classical race Friday and a 5.3-kilometer freestyle race Saturday. Skyview was the top peninsula team, placing fourth. Meanwhile, Soldotna was eighth and Kenai was ninth.

Service's Paige Brady took the two-day overall individual event with a combined time of 31 minutes, 0 seconds. The top peninsula finisher was Soldotna senior Rachel Goldstein, who finished eighth.

Also in the top 25 from the peninsula was Skyview's Elisabeth Habermann (12th), Skyview's Lela Wiley (19th) and Skyview's Elisha Tarries (24th).

The Service boys won the team competition over runner-up Lathrop by just over one minute. Soldotna, at fourth, was the top peninsula team. Also from the peninsula, Skyview was ninth and Seward was 10th.

Chugiak's Justin Singleton won the two-day individual competition with a time of 27:06.9. Soldotna's Daniel Harro was the top peninsula finisher. Harro was fourth in 27:54.

Other peninsula skiers in the top 25 were Soldotna's Mark Harro at 11th, Kenai's Jordan Engel at 18th and Kenai's Andy Banas at 22nd.

LYNX LOPPET

Friday, Saturday

at Kincaid Park

GIRLS

Team times: 1. Service, 2 hours, 7 minutes, 35 seconds; 2. East, 2:19:44; 3. West, 2:24:12; 4. Skyview, 2:19:12; 5. Chugiak, 2:31:58; 6. Lathrop, 2:33:19; 7. Dimond, 2:33:30; 8. Soldotna, 2:35:57; 9. Kenai, 2:39:12; 10. Bartlett, 2:44:04; 11. Palmer, 2:56:24; 12. Colony, 2:59:25; 13. Wasilla, 3:09:30.

Combined times from Friday's 3.6-kilometer classic, Saturday's 5.3-kilometer skate

1. Paige Brady, Ser, 31:00.9; 2. Tazlina Mannix, 31:39.2; 3. Sally Johnson, Eas, 31:48.9; 4. Mandy Brassfield, Ser, 31:56.1; 5. Caroline Livett, Ser, 32:15.3; 6. Katie Ronsse, Ser, 32:22.7; 7. Elizabeth Quinley, Eas, 33:48.5; 8. Emma Lohr, Wes, 34:05.6; 9. Rachel Goldstein, Sol, 34:13.6; 10. Janna Widness, Ser, 34:21.1.

Other peninsula finishers

12. Elisabeth Habermann, Sky, 34:49.3; 19. Lela Wiley, Sky, 37:13.3; 24. Elisha Tarries, Sky, 38:30.1; 27. Jaime Miller, Sky, 38:39.8; 30. Synneva Hagen-Lillevik, Ken, 38:47.6; 33. Roxanna Wilcox, Ken, 39:19.4; 38. Katie Franzmann, Sol, 40:18.6; 39. Jenny Smola, Sol, 40:19.5; 41. Cassie Wilcox, Ken, 40:31.2; 42. Katie Burck, Ken, 40:34.6; 44. Tess Caswell, Sol, 41:05.3; 46. Heidi Keller, Sol, 41:20.8; 47. Alecia Wood, Sky, 41:31.1; 48. Kira Matiya, Ken, 41:37.7; 59. Heather Apperson, Sew, 47:25.8.

Team times: 1. Service, 1:52:55; 2. Lathrop, 1:54:00; 3. West, 1:56:42; 4. Soldotna, 2:01:46; 5. Dimond, 2:02:40; 6. Colony, 2:04:10; 7. Chugiak, 2:04:26; 8. East, 2:09:15; 9. Skyview, 2:16:59; 10. Seward, 2:26:08; 11. Wasilla, 2:28:25; 12. Palmer, 2:39:15.

Combined times from Friday's 3.6-kilometer classic, Saturday's 5.3-kilometer skate

1. Justin Singleton, Chu, 27:06.9; 2. Matthew Johnson, Ser, 27:20.3; 3. Donovan Walsh, Wes, 27:26.3; 4. Daniel Harro, Sol, 27:54.0; 5. Fredrik, Ser, 28:04.1; 6 (tie). Chris Coe, Lat, Paul Schauer, Lat, 28:10.1; 8. Mike Hinckley, Ser, 28:12.0; 9. Brett Broda, Lat, 28:15.7; 10. Ryan Holtan, Wes, 28:16.4.

Other peninsula finishers

11. Mark Harro, Sol, 29:10.5; 18. Jordan Engel, Ken, 30:08.1; 22. Andy Banas, Ken, 30:47.2; 28. Ryan Walton, Sol, 31:38.2; 32. Damian Anderson, Sky, 31:51.0; 38. Nick Swann, Sew, 32:50.2; 40. Clay Nelson, Ken, 32:58.0; 42. Alex Hundertmark, Sol, 33:03.7; 43. Mike Farrens, Hom, 33:21.1; 45. Noah King, Sky, 33:39.0; 50. Mark McCarten, Sol, 34:27.3; 51. Morgan Jones, Hom, 34:39.6; 53. Kyle Dudley, Sky, 35:29.8; 55. Jess Orr, Sky, 36:00.1; 57. Walter Moore, Sew, 36:55.6; 59. Chad Adams, Sew, 37:46.2; 63. Leif Bardarson, Sew, 38:36.4; 68. Rob Berkhahn, Sky, 42:18.3.



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