Tricounty News

Alpine Ski results

Powder Ridge Alpine Ski Team hosted the event and placed second at Invitational Saturday, Feb. 7. A total of 21 Powder Ridge racers combined top-five finishes to help the Ridge Racers place second at Powder Ridge in the third of a four-race series for 2009. First-place finishes were turned by Abby Swanson (girls age 6), Suzanne Schneider (girls age 8), Nathan Hilbert (boys age 8), Kaia Greely (girls age 9), Nicole Bloch (girls age 11), Eric Schneider (boys age 12), and Parker Fuchs (boys age 14). In second was Ben Minkel (boys age 13) with third-place finishes by Shelby Zoller (girls age 6), Callan Miller (boys age 6), Emma Erickson (girls age 9) and Lexie Deal (girls age 13). Fourth-place finishes were earned by Brinley Zoller (girls age 9), Charlie Stuck (boys age 9), Kelly Zelko (girls age 12), Anne Hunstiger (girls age 13), Nick Held (boys age 13), and Cole Minkel (boys age 15). Securing fifth places were Anne Boesen (girls age 8), Helena Nelson (girls age 10), and Kris Dahlgren (boys age 15). Powder Ridge entered 40 racers who combined for team points totaling 73 compared to first place Mt. Kato (209) with 136 racers and Andes Tower Hills (25) with 21 racers. The Powder Ridge Team will travel next to Mt. Kato for the MSRL Championships Feb. 28. PR Jr Alpine Coaches