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SKIING: Ski Gull Alpine Club competes at Giants Ridge

Posted: January 9, 2012 - 11:54pm

The Ski Gull Alpine Club traveled to Giants Ridge in Biwabik on Sunday for their second NJRS race of the season.

Mild temperatures and nice snow conditions made for a great race.

Gavin Hoelzel finished third in his age group with a combined time of 2:17.81. Erin Hoelzel finished eighth in her age group with a combined time of 1:45.34. This was the first race for the Hoelzels.

Calvin Madison was tied for first after his first run, and after a close second run finished second in his age group with a combined time of 1:12.30.

Grace McGuire and Payge Fitterer put together two fast runs and ended up fourth and sixth, respectively, in their age group. McGuire had a combined time of 1:12.89, and Fitterer 1:14.18.

Grant Madison put together two solid runs to finish seventh in his age group with a combined time of 1:17.29.

Addison McGuire took sixth in her age group with a combined time of 1:15.77.

Emily Aga skied two fast runs that put her in second place in her age group with a combined time of 1:07.57.

Mara Williams, Marissa Bjerkness and Molly Aga put together two nice runs to put them in places second, fourth, and fifth in their age group. Williams had a combined time of 1:07.38, Bjerkness 1:09.30, and Aga 1:14.69.

The Ski Gull team hosts its home race at Ski Gull this Sunday.