Nederland Middle School Alpine Ski Team

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The Nederland Middle School Alpine Ski Team Back row, from left: Coach Simone, Paul Masters, Eve Colton, Abby Lanthier, Tommy Shankey, Abby Kelts, Sorene Erikson, Alex Sorokach, Lily Waldman and Coach Shawn Edmondson. Front Row, from left: Rhyse Kuechenmeister, Matt McGregor, Sam Boswell, Parker Newby, Michael Crapsey and Kodiak Palmer.

Barbara Lawlor, Nederland.   The Nederland Middle School Alpine Ski Team is a group of talented young athletes who will ensure the future of the Nederland High School ski program for years to come. These young skiers are working hard and showing up in the top three places among the middle school teams.

At the Ski Cooper Slalom race last Thursday, Jan. 21, the Ned boys came in third place and the Ned girls tied for second place with Lake County. Rhyse Kuechenmeister was first in both of her runs and Lucas Haug with the NMS both came in first place in his second run.

Team total girls: 1. Summit 337; 2. Nederland, 334; tied with Lake County, 334; 3. Clear Creek, 294; 4. Vail Mountain, 105.

Team total boys: 1. Summit, 343; 2. Vail Mountain, 337; 3. Nederland, 313; 4. Lake Country, 297; 5. Clear Creek, 278.

Individual: NMS boys place and time:
1. Lukas Haug, DNF, 40.70
15. Townes Bakke, 53.91, 54.43
18. Paul Masters, 55.84. 56.22
19. Parker Newby, DNF, 56.22
20. Sid Debroux, 53.92, 57.30
21. Kodiak Palmer, 55.00, 57.53
24. Sam Boswell, 68.86, 59.61
26. Matt McGregor, 1:00.16, 1.00.81
38. Hatcher Edmonson, 45.65, DQ
40. Tommy Shankey, 52.99, DQ

NHS Middle School individual girls place and time:
1. Rhyse Kuechenmeister, 41.04, 41.12
5. Eve Colton, 45.77, 47.30
11. Jacey Dawson, 51.28, 50.96
16. Isabel Tomasko, 53.38, 53.33
23. Alex Sorokach, 56.50 56.28
24. Abby Lanthier, 56.11, 56.39
30. Lily Waldman, 57.52, 59.17
40. Serene Erikson, 1.00.65, 1:004.02
41. Abby Kelts, 1:06.12, 1:06.73
45. Ella Mueller, 1:14.16, 1:18.88

On January 16, Eldora Mountain Resort hosted a Giant Slalom event. The girls took first place and the boys took third.

Boys’ Team results:
1. Tie between Vail Mountain and Summit, 344
3. Nederland, 313,
4. Clear Creek, 288;
5. Lake County, 209
First run
Individual place and time: 41 finishers
11. Kodiak Palmer, 45:38
14. Paul Masters, 45.99
15. Lars Luscher, 47.44
17. Sid Debroux, 48.10
21. Michael Crapsey, 50.17
24. Parker Newby, 51.17
28. Sam Boswell, 53.66
31. Matt McGregor, 55.21
Second run
5. Kale Lantz: 45.42
12. Hatcher Edmondson: 47.35
13. Paul Masters: 48.54
14. Kodiak Palmer: 48:78
15. Lars Luscher, 49:43
19. Townes Bakke: 51:03
27. Michael Crapsey: 55:07
28. Parker Newby: 55:44
29. Sam Boswell: 56:94
30. Tommy shankey: 57:62
36. Matt McGregor: 1:01.43

Girls’ Team places:
1. Nederland, 340
2. Summit, 333
3. Lake County, 316
4. Vail, 292
5. Clear Creek, 142

Girls’ Individual places and times:
First run
1. Rhyse Kuechenmeister: 39.39
5. Victoria Prizemin: 45.30
7. Eve Colton: 45:65
9. Isabel Tomasko, 46.02
15. Jacey Dawson, 46.81
19. Alex Sorokach: 48.96
27. Lily Waldman: 51.84
42. Serene Erickson: 55.91
49. Abby Kelts: 1:02.15
53. Ella Mueller: 1:14.60
Second run
2. Rhyse Kuechenmeister: 42:18
5. Victoria Prizemin: 46.94
6. Eve Colton: 47:69
14. Jacey Dawson: 49.36
15. Alex Sorokach: 49:68
17. Isabel Tomasko: 50:05
24. Lily Waldman: 52.95
48. Serene Erickson, 1:00.94
50. Abby Kelts, 1:03.96
55. Ella Mueller: 1:15.11

The team will be back at Ski Cooper on Feb. 4 and the championships are on Feb. 12 at Keystone.