Boy/Girls Varsity Competitive Ski
Game Summaries & Headlines.
The Spring Lake Ski Team headed north to find some snow and start their season. The Lakers competed in the Northville Invitational meet at Boyne Mountain on Saturday the 5th. They competed against Northville, Fenton, and Lakeland High Schools.
The boys team started the season with a bang, as champions of the Invitational. The Lakers were led by the strong skiing of Seniors Charlie Parker and Colby Brown. Parker had a great evening with a 1stplace finish in Slalom and a 2ndplace in the Giant Slalom. Brown was 3rdplace in the Giant Slalom and had an unfortunate disqualification after a fast first run in the Slalom. Freshman Aidan Parker had a strong first race of his high school career with a 4thin slalom and 8thin Giant Slalom. Sophomore Griffin Phares was 7thin the slalom and 9thin the Giant Slalom. Junior Jack Lauinger had a strong 10thplace finish in the Slalom. Freshman Jonah Wilhelm, Christian Folkert, Ryan Rymal, and Lyam Sandy competed for the Lakers as well.
The Girls team was led by Juniors Erin Burke and Sydney Thompson. Both of them medaled in slalom and giant slalom. Burke finished 3rdin both Slalom and Giant Slalom. Thompson was 4thin Giant Slalom and 8thin Slalom. Sophomores Annika Holleman, Zoe Komar, Alexis Kotrch, and Paige Sharp competed in their first ski race at the invitational.
“I was very impressed with how well our boys skied. It was a great opportunity for us to race against some talented racers from the east side of the state that we would not normally compete against. It was also a good opportunity to get some experience for our new racers. We have 8 skiers that have very little experience racing. I was really proud of how well they skied on a very long and technical race course.”—Tim Parker, Head Coach