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PACER SKIERS WIN TRL!
February 22, 2012Lakeridge High School
CONGRATULATIONS TO THE LEAGUE CHAMPION LAKERIDGE PACER SKI TEAM
1. Meadows Stadium Blizzard and Slalom Race: The final race saw the Pacer Varsity Girls take third place again this time with two skiers in the top ten; Maddie Lawhead in seventh and Lauren McIver in tenth with help from Colleen Rooney who tied for 13th. The Pacer Boys Varsity took second for the race and season led by a season best second place finish by Riley Shearer which also moved him up to league champion for slalom. Freshman Ashlay Ruddick took fourth for the race moving him up to third place in slalom for the season and Jack Benziger took 13th. The combination of the two finishes was enough to move Lakeridge out of a tie with Lincoln and into sole possession of first place combined boys and girls = LEAGUE CHAMPIONS.
The JV boys team took third for the race but held on to first for the season led by Bryan Hungerford (2nd), with help from Michael Ashworth, Brandon Kuhnert, and Chad Poloni. Bryan took first overall for the season, Michael fifth, Brandon eighth and Nick Trofgruben 10th. The Girls JV team came in third for the race and season led by Tai Stangeland (3rd), Sophie Richards (9th), Marieke Sawka (13th) and Lizzie Aronson (21st). Tai took third for the season, Lizzie fourth and Sophie 13th. As always, complete race results can be found at www.ski3rivers.org.
2. Pacer Freestyle Squadron: The Squadron competed in a Mt. Hood Combined High School Freestyle League Rail competition after the Saturday race coming in third with Michael Conan and Michael Ashworth tying for seventh. Complete results will be up at http://mthoodskileague.com/ soon.
3. Oregon High School State Championships: Freestyle pipe and slope (and state social) are Wednesday, 2/29 @ Meadows, GS is Thursday, 3/1 @ Ski Bowl and Slalom and awards are Friday, 3/2 back at Meadows.