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Eagle River girls, Dimond boys take ski victories at Kincaid Park

  • Author: Anchorage Daily News
  • Updated: January 11
  • Published January 11

West High skier Sammy Legate is covered in frost after finishing Saturday's skiathlon cross-country ski race Saturday at Kincaid Park. Temperatures on the course nearly dipped to minus 5, the cutoff for high school races. (Loren Holmes / ADN)

Emily Walsh of Eagle River and Peter Hinds of Dimond led their teams to victory Saturday at a high school skiathlon at Kincaid Park.

Racers completed a 4.4-kilometer classic loop and then switched skis for 5.5 kilometers of freestyle skiing.

The Eagle River girls used a 1-2 finish from Walsh and Claire Nelson to hold off West in the girls team standings by about 34 seconds.

Dimond took the boys team title with nearly a four-minute margin over second-place Chugiak. Hinds and Nils Kolb finished 1-2 to lead the Lynx.

South skiers Ali Ulrich and Maura Black recover after their race. (Loren Holmes / ADN)

Boys team scores — 1) Dimond 2:06:26.6, 2) Chugiak 2:10:18.1, 3) West 2:13:44.4, 4) Service 2:16:21.2, 5) South 2:19:15.4, 6) East 2:20:52.7.

1) Peter Hinds, Dimond, 29:36.7; 2) Nils Kolb, Dimond, 29:56.1; 3) Ethan Eski, West, 30:18.2; 4) Michael Connelly, Chugiak, 30:18.5; 5) Hayden Ulbrich, Service, 31:00.3; 6) Porter Blei, Chugiak, 31:06.0; 7) Nicholas Jablonski, Dimond, 31:36.1; 8) Konrad Renner, Chugiak, 32:52.3; 9) Luke Howe, East, 32:58.6; 10) Jason Hlasny, Service, 32:59.7; 11) Noah Goltz, West, 33:31.9; 12) Ben Fischer, South, 33:39.3; 13) Ethan Howe, East, 33:40.9; 14) Alex Carl, Eagle River, 33:52.8; 15) Brady Burrough, South, 34:23.4; 16) Liam Chisholm, West, 34:35.4; 17) Owen Young, South, 35:08.9; 18) Noah Rehberg, East, 35:10.0; 19) Paul Hlasny, Service, 35:13.2; 20) Owen Saltzman, Dimond, 35:17.7; 21) Ben Post, West, 35:18.9; 22) Cole Jones, West, 35:58.2; 23) Mark Wing, Chugiak, 36:01.3; 24) Kyle Fischer, South, 36:03.8; 25) Curtis Bay, Eagle River, 36:39.2; 26) Paul Cvancara, Dimond, 36:58.2; 27) Nicholas Von Imhof, Dimond, 37:01.9; 28) Matthew Terry, Service, 37:08.0; 29) Nolan Miller, South, 37:21.0; 30) Wesley Slaughter, South, 37:31.1; 31) Sean Clapp, South, 38:09.2; 32) Sebastian Szweda Mittelstadt, Service, 38:40.0; 33) Michael Olson, Eagle River, 38:45.0; 34) Eli Stierwalt, East, 39:03.2; 35) Noah Rygh, Dimond, 39:44.3; 36) Sam Cryder, Chugiak, 40:09.0; 37) Isaac Hermanson, Service, 50:44.1; 38) Dylan Haley, East, 55:00.9; 39) Will Sanchez, East, 55:47.9.

Girls

Team scores — 1) Eagle River 2:40:51.9, 2) West 2:41:26.9, 3) Dimond 2:43:21.4, 4) South 2:48:08.0, 5) Chugiak 2:49:32.7, 6) Service 2:57:48.6.

1) Emily Walsh, Eagle River, 37:31.4; 2) Claire Nelson, Eagle River, 37:56.1; 3) Maria Nedom, West, 38:47.4; 4) Maria Cvancara, Dimond, 38:58.9; 5) Hannah Cryder, Chugiak, 39:21.6; 6) Kiley Dennis, Chugiak, 39:28.4; 7) Lucy Young, South, 39:40.1; 8) Mina Hancock, Service, 39:51.2; 9) Sammy Legate, West, 39:52.4; 10) Zoe Chang, Service, 40:01.4; 11) Natalie Hood, West, 40:31.5; 12) Robyn Miller, South, 40:36.8; 13) Amaeli Kam-Magruder, Dimond, 40:37.7; 14) Anezka Hendrychova, Eagle River, 40:43.3; 15) Emily Erickson, Dimond, 41:17.5; 16) Kelsey Johannes, West, 42:15.6; 17) Madeline Troxell, Dimond, 42:27.3; 18) Sophia Cvancara, Dimond, 42:32.1; 19) Katherine Puls, Dimond, 42:32.6; 20) Alison Ulrich, South, 43:07.1; 21) Lily Pannkuk, West, 43:10.6; 22) Anna Halsey, Dimond, 43:11.0; 23) Marley Ireland, East, 43:14.3; 24) Elizabeth Ruehle, Eagle River, 44:41.1; 25) Ava Earl, South, 44:44.0; 26) Patricia Casey, Chugiak, 44:47.1; 27) Maura Black, South, 44:59.4; 28) Laura Ripp, Eagle River, 45:23.9; 29) Denali Nord, Service, 45:24.6; 30) Kaleigh Amundson, Chugiak, 45:55.6; 31) Annika Colberg, West, 47:29.5; 32) Nancy Biegel, South, 47:36.6; 33) Kali Smedley, Chugiak, 48:16.4; 34) Claire Rhyneer, West, 48:26.3; 35) Elizabeth Kilby, South, 48:51.1; 36) Haley Harmon, Chugiak, 50:09.3; 37) Alana Lim, Service, 52:31.4.

High school skiers make their way into the Kincaid Park stadium. (Loren Holmes / ADN)
Skiers try to stay warm before the start of the race. (Loren Holmes / ADN)

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