Prep skiing: Pellegrom wins GS, leading Harbor girls to first-place finish
Rose Pellegrom of Harbor Springs won the girls giant slalom Thursday, leading the Rams to a first-place finish in a Lake Michigan Conference meet at Schuss Mountain. (News-Review file photo)
The Harbor girls finished with 36 points, followed by Manistee-Traverse City St. Francis, 58; Boyne City, 126.5; Grayling, 140; Charlevoix-East Jordan, 151; and Elk Rapids, 213.5.
Manistee-St. Francis won the boys portion of the meet with 29 points, while the Rams were second with 56. Boyne City, 95, placed third, followed by Grayling, 156; Elk Rapids, 157; and Charlevoix-East Jordan, 177.
Pellegrom’s two-run combined winning time in the girls GS was 57.68 seconds.
Manistee-St. Francis skiers won the other three races. Nathalie Kenny was first in the girls slalom in 55.15 seconds, Steven Siddall won the boys GS in 51.28, and Cole McCardel captured the boys slalom in 57.39.
Also for the Harbor girls, Abigail Hackman was third in both slalom and GS, while Morgan Mooradian was fourth in slalom and GS; Pellegrom, fifth slalom; Tia Esposito, seventh GS, ninth slalom; Claire Cunningham, ninth GS; Sadie Cwikiel, 10th slalom, 14th GS; and Meg Shepherd, 26th slalom.
The Harbor boys were led by Jac Talcott who was a team-best third in both slalom and GS. Also for Harbor, Forrest Lundgren was fifth GS, seventh slalom; John Bailey eighth GS, ninth slalom; Dan Davis, 10th slalom, 11th GS; Greg Gallagher, 13th slalom; Matthew Fought, 15th slalom; Nick Mogford, 17th GS.
Dean Hague paced the Boyne City boys as he was fifth in slalom and sixth in GS. Other Rambler boys: Norm Berge, sixth slalom, ninth GS; Corey Bohnet, 14th slalom, 22nd GS; Kory Skop, 14th GS, 19th slalom; John Paul Coopersmith, 28th GS.
For the Boyne City girls, Lexie Harding was a team-best second in slalom and fifth in GS, while Lauren Richard was 12th in GS, 15th slalom; Meredith Hague, 17th GS, 18th slalom; and Claire Wellman, 20th slalom.
The Charlevoix-East Jordan girls were led by Casey Keane who was a team-best 11th in both slalom and GS. Also for the Charlevoix-East Jordan girls, Cora Taylor was 17th slalom, 23rd GS; Christina Russell, 19th GS; Ryleigh Knoop, 22nd slalom, 25th GS; Paige Podskalny, 23rd slalom, 27th GS; Ashlee Mumich, 25th slalom; 28th GS.
Charlevoix-East Jordan boys’ skiers included Brandon Cardwell 10th GS, 11th slalom; Jonathan Lindfors, 23rd GS, 26th slalom; Gabe Hawley, 24th GS, 25th slalom; Parker McNitt, 29th slalom, 29th GS; Tyler Whitley, 30th GS, 31st slalom; and Tyler Engstrom, 31st GS, 32nd slalom.