Published on Wednesday, 30 November -0001 00:00
Powder Ridge Alpine Ski Team took third hosting Afton Alps and Wild Mt. recently. Nineteen Powder Ridge racers took home top five finishes to turn some heads of teams more than twice their size. Wild Mt., fielding 102 racers, combined for first place while Afton Alps starting 134 racers finished second. Powder Ridge, starting a team of 42 racers, earned points from: first place finishes by Abby Swanson (girls age six), Nathan Hilbert (boys age seven), Mike Hilbert (boys age 11), and Leah Mergen (girls age 14), Anne Magnuson who finished seconnd (girls age 14), and third place finishers Suzanne Schneider (girls age seven), Logan Erickson (boys age 10), Kaitlin Martin
(girls age 14), and Nick Olson (boys age 14). Others scoring team points included Erin Magnuson fourth (girls age nine), Jennifer Lukach fourth (girls age 14), Cole Minkel fourth (boys age 14), Emma Erickson fifth (girls age eight), Nicole Bloch fifth (girls age 10), Eric Schneider fifth (boys age 11), Molly Magnuson fifth (girls age 12), Ryan Hunstiger fifth (boys age 13), Kristian Dahlberg fifth (boys age 14), Warren Olinger fifth (goys age 14) William McMillan fifth (goys age 15) and Leah Magnuson fifth (girls age 16+). The Powder Ridge Team competes next at the MSRL Championships at Welch Village Saturday, Feb. 23.