Skiers have one more race before state

delaney prattBarbara Lawlor, Nederland.  The Nederland Alpine Ski team competed at the Beaver Creek giant slalom meet last Friday and are holding their own placing in the top five.

The Nederland boys took third place out of 13 teams with Evergreen and Battle Mountain coming in first and second. All skiers with a place of 48 or under qualified for state. Panther skiers who are heading to Aspen for the championships are: Quin Kuechenmeister, Trig Campbell, Jacob Scheiffler, Cole Skillbred, Roland Bailey, Decla Stone-Murphy, Scout Edmondson and Adler Mueller.

Boys’ individual places and times:

8. 609  Sr. Kuechenmeister Quin, 1:04.61
9. 603  Sr. Campbell Trig, 1:04.96
20. 617  Sr. Scheiffler Jacob,1:06.68
22. 618  Jr. Skillbred Cole, 1:06.89
25. 601  Jr. Bailey Roland, 1:07.44
30. 621  Jr. Stone-Murphy Decla,  1:09.78
41. 776  Fr.  Edmondson Scout,  1:10.00
43. 612  Fr.  Mueller Adler, 1:10.31
51. 608  So.  Irwin John, 1:11.17
55. 624  Jr. Wood Christian, 1:11.42
60. 614  Jr.  Nesmith Bryce, 1:11.87
61. 622  Fr. Titus Reece. 1:11.96
74. 615  Fr.  Nesmith Luke, 1:14.31
77. 620  Fr. Soto Alden, 1:15.12
82. 619  So. Smerdell Jared , 1:15.48
83. 610  Fr. Lantz Talus, 1:16.01
103. 604  So. Hayward Jack,  1:22.47
104. 607  So. Irvin Lucas,  1:22.85
112. 605  Fr. Icenogle Reese,  1:32.13

The Nederland Girls came in fifth out of 12 teams, with Battle Mountain and Evergreen coming in first and second again.

Girls’ individual places and times:
7. 344  So. Pratt Delaney, 1:08.05
14. 343  Jr. Platt Natalie, 1:09.90
17. 338  Jr. Isenhart Hannah, 1:10.48
31. 336  Jr. Folwell Taylor,  1:12.59
51. 339  So. Kalil Leah, 1:15.02
62. 349  Fr. Wilson Lauren, 1:17.67
88. 347  Sr. Taylor Cassandra, 1:28.72
98. 330  Sr. Bass Gwyneth, 1:45.97
99. 332  Fr. Baur Sophie. 2:04.91

State Championships will take place in Aspen sponsored by Aspen High School on Thursday, February, 25th for the giant slalom and Friday, February 26th, for the slalom.

Barbara Lawlor

Barbara is a reporter for The Mountain-Ear.