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Hodkinson rules orienteering meet

ORIENTEERING -- David Hodkinson of the United Kingdom won on the demanding red course Wednesday night in the Arctic Orienteering Club's Mirror Lake-O meet.

Hodkinson covered the 6.4-kilometer course, which featured 17 control stations, in 52 minutes, 44 seconds, to beat Cory Smith by more than two minutes. Ellyn Brown was the fastest racer on the green course, covering 5.1-K and 12 controls in 55:54.

Arctic Orienteering Club

Mirror Lake-O

Red Course -- 6.4K, 17 controls

Men -- 1) David Hodkinson, 52:44; 2) Cory Smith, 55:17; 3) Ian Moore, 58:32; 4) Trond Flagstad, 1:00:48; 5) Kimball Forrest, 1:04:10; 6) Bill Spencer, 1:07:14; 7) Trond Jensen, 1:11:00; 8) Regan Sarwas, 1:15:49; 9) Lars Spurkland, 1:17:19; 10) Dan Billman, 1:22:45; 11) Steve Gruhn, 1:30:40.

Green Course -- 5.1K, 12 controls

Men -- 1) Eric Follett, 1:08:45; 2) Karl Swanson, 1:13:59; 3) Roland Eggli, 1:33:41.

Women -- 1) Ellyn Brown, 55:54; 2) Jen Joliff, 1:01:28; 3) Chelsea Frehulfer, 1:12:52; 4) Anne Billman, 1:45:31.

Team -- 1) Dave Evans, Diane Evans, 1:03:12.

Orange Course -- 4.2K, 11 controls

Men -- 1) Brian Durrell, 1:13:27; 2) Ivan Hodes, 2:16:58.

Women -- 1) Joyce Goodell, 2:23:43.

Team -- 1) Erik Carlson, Charlie Porter, 1:34:43.

Yellow Course -- 2.4K, 11 controls

Women -- 1) Kathy Faryniarz, 1:05:12; 2) Stephanie Kesler, 1:12:59.

Team -- 1) Lia Keller, Trudy Keller, 54:59; 2) Kathleen Barron, Lynn Ferguson-Sage, 57:00; 3) Louise Dekeron, Charese Gearhart, 57:00; 4) Deb Greene, Ben Greene, 1:16:59.

White, 1.7K, 11 controls

Men -- 1) Springer Moore, 50:20.

Team -- 1) Kathleen Barron, Lynn Ferguson-Sage, 28:00; 2) Mary Lou Johnson, Nathan Alfano, 33:50; 3) Kate Henderson, Ryan Sorsdahl, Regan Sorsdahl, Corra Sorsdahl, 44:12; 4) Talia Smith, Hatcher Smith, 49:51; 5) Vebjorn Flagstad, Aksel Flagstad, 1:09:00.

-- Anchorage Daily News