HARBOR SPRINGS — A superb morning and a robust afternoon led to a reasonably darn good day.
Cadillac’s women took third total within the MHSAA Division 2 Ski State Finals Monday at Boyne Highlands.
Pontiac Notre Dame Prep gained the title with 77 factors whereas East Grand Rapids was second at 115 and the Vikings third at 130. Petoskey additionally totaled 130 factors however Cadillac obtained the spot on the fifth-skier tiebreak.
Cadillac coach James Netzley stated his group had a confidence stage going into the day because the setup at Boyne Highlands was just like the Vikings’ residence course at Caberfae Peaks.
“I feel the course suited us effectively,” he stated. “The women got here out and skied actually robust within the morning in slalom.
“Georgette (Sake) obtained us began by laying down some very nice runs, Avery (Meyer) skied effectively and Onalee (Wallis) had a bit of little bit of a bobble. We felt actually good about our probabilities of doing effectively, although, after the morning as a result of large slalom might be our power.”
Sake earned all-state honors in slalom by taking seventh in 1:33.00. Meyer was twelfth at 1:35.07, Mairyn Kinnie thirty sixth at 1:47.08, Emily Mason 54th at 2:02.38, Wallis fifty fifth at 2:02.68 and Ella Darrow 56th at 2:02.69.
Wallis got here up huge within the afternoon GS run, although, as she earned all-state honors by taking second in 1:00.05. Meyer earned all-state honors, too, taking eighth in 1:00.43. Each are freshmen.
Sake was eleventh in 1:00.89, Kinnie forty fourth in 1:05.85 and Mason 56th at 1:10.60.
“All the ladies skied effectively within the afternoon,” Netzley stated. “Onalee was proper up there after her first run and he or she held on to that spot. She went out and went after it and simply had an excellent run. We’re pleased with all three of these women. It has been some time since we have had first-team all-state women on the identical group.”
Petoskey gained the title on the boys’ facet with 57 factors whereas Nice North Alpine was second at 71, Notre Dame Prep third at 72 and Cadillac sixth at 219.
“The boys began out actually good within the morning and had been fourth after GS,” Netzley stated. “The pitch was similar to what we practice on at Caberfae in order that they had been all assured.
“In slalom, our first two guys both fell or had been DQed. From that time on, there was a whole lot of strain to come back via with two clear runs. It simply wasn’t our day in slalom and that is the way it goes typically.”
Ben Meyer earned all-state honors after taking sixth in GS in 1:03.12. Kyle Conradson took twenty first in 1:05.27, Brady Koenig twenty seventh in 1:06.40, Chris Anderson thirtieth in 1:06.72 and Elliot Lavigne 63rd in 1:14.81.
In slalom, Ethan Sharp took thirty fourth in 1:33.89, Meyer forty eighth in 1:42.37 and Koenig 59th in 1:57.58.