Skiing: Northmen net five top 10 finishes
Reilly Philliben of Petoskey makes her way down the giant slalom course Tuesday during a Big North Conference ski meet at Nubs Nob. (Steve Foley/News-Review)
Complete results were unavailable at press time. Traverse City Central’s Kalvis Hornburg was the boys giant slalom with a combined time of 52.61 seconds, while T.C. West’s Lili Lockwood was the girls slalom in 59.27.
Also for the Northmen in GS, who placed four skiers in the top 12, Matt Dankert was fourth, while Ben Loomis was sixth, and Trevor Kingsbury was 11th.
For the Petoskey girls, Lisa Dinon was a team-best fourth in slalom, while Jill Antonishen was seventh followed by Reilly Philliben, 10th; Claire Brummler, 13th; Makayla Nayback, 19th; and Mia Ciccoretti, 34th.
For the Petoskey B team in boys GS, Trevor Graham was 21st, followed by Caelan Smith, 41st; and Casey Festerling, 47th. The Petoskey C boys were led by Jonathon Norton, who finished 19th, followed by Eric Hoffman, 29th; Mason Norton, 31st; Sam Armstrong, 37th; and Mitchel Jorgenson, 49th.
Megan Makela was the Petoskey B girls top finisher in slalom as she placed 18th, followed by Elise Brady, 21st; Hanna Loomis, 28th; Haley Baldus, 38th; and Katelyn Anthony, 39th.
The Northmen will take part in a Big North Conference meet on Tuesday, Feb. 7, at Crystal Mountain in Thompsonville.
BOYNE FALLS — Boyne City’s Lexie Harding won the girls’ slalom and was runner-up in giant slalom as the Rambler girls placed second Saturday at the Boyne Invitational at Boyne Mountain.
Grand Blanc won the girls portion of the event with 45 points, followed by the Ramblers, 62; Charlevoix-East Jordan, 98; and Lake Orion, 103.
Grand Blanc won the boys meet with 44 points, followed by Boyne City, 67; Lake Orion, 88; Charlevoix-East Jordan, 135; and Detroit Country Day, 157.
Harding won the girls slalom in 1 minute, 22.53 seconds, while Lauren Ulrich of Grand Blanc won the GS in 31.06 seconds. Brandon Cardwell of Charlevoix-East Jordan won the boys slalom, 40.58; while Phil Klick of Grand Blanc won the boys GS, 1:00.03.
Also for the Boyne City girls, Lauren Richards was third in GS, 13th slalom; Meredith Hague, fourth GS, sixth slalom; Claire Wellman, 15th GS, 18th slalom; Jordan Weiss, 19th slalom, 20th GS.
Norman Berge led the Boyne City boys as he was a team-best second in slalom and seventh in GS. Also for the Rambler boys, Corey Bohnet was fifth slalom, 11th GS; Dean Hague, eighth GS, 17th slalom; Elliot Crouch, ninth slalom, 13th GS; Kory Skop, 13th slalom, 14th GS; and John Paul Coopersmith, 12th slalom, 15th GS.
Also for the Charlevoix-East Jordan boys, Cardwell was sixth in GS, while Johathan Lindfors was 18th GS, 20th slalom; Gabe Hawley, 21st slalom, 23rd GS; Tyler Whitley, 22nd slalom, 24th GS.
Casey Keane led the Charlevoix-East Jordan girls as she was a team-best fourth in slalom, 22nd GS, while Cora Taylor was eighth in GS, 11th slalom. Also for the Charlevoix-East Jordan girls, Christina Russell was 11th GS, 12th slalom; Paige Podskalny, 15th slalom, 19th GS; Ashlee Mumich, 18th GS, 21st slalom; and Ryleigh Knoop, 24th GS, 26th slalom.