Alpine Skiing: Hoelzel, Hiebert, Warrior girls and boys second at Detroit Mountain
DETROIT LAKES--Gavin Hoelzel and Emma Hiebert each skied to second-place finishes for the Brainerd Warriors, who finished second as teams in both the boys and girls races Monday, Jan. 14, at the Detroit Invite at Detroit Mountain Recreation Area.
DETROIT LAKES-Gavin Hoelzel and Emma Hiebert each skied to second-place finishes for the Brainerd Warriors, who finished second as teams in both the boys and girls races Monday, Jan. 14, at the Detroit Invite at Detroit Mountain Recreation Area.
Hoelzel's time of 41.93 was 1/100th of a second behind Louie Stuck who led St. Cloud to first place. The top four finishers for each team count toward the team score and St. Cloud placed four in the top six.
Rounding out the scoring for the Brainerd boys were Max Darkow (5th), Calvin Madison (7th) and Trevor Hutchison (14th).
The St. Cloud girls led by Ella Dols edged Brainerd by one point, 76-75, for first place. Scoring for Brainerd behind Hiebert were Erin Hoelzel (4th), Alli Krantz (7th) and Maddie Kalenberg (8th).
"This was the first time we skied against St. Cloud this year," said Brainerd head coach Jim Ruttger, "but we'll see them again this Friday at Annandale when the same three teams will meet again (at Kimball's Powder Ridge Ski Resort).
"We've never skied (Detroit Mountain) before. It's the first time they've hosted a race there, and it was our first night race of the season."
Boys team scores: 1-St. Cloud 82, 2-Brainerd 68, 3-Annandale 49
Individual winner: Louie Stuck (SC) 41.92
Brainerd results: 2-Gavin Hoelzel 411.93, 5-Max Darkow 42.90, 7-Calvin Madison 43.95, 14-Trevor Hutchison 46.27, 15-Lee Kameron 46.62, 17-Anthony Elsenpeter 46.72, 19-Linn Parker 46.71
Girls team scores: 1-St. Cloud 76, 2-Brainerd 75, 3-Annandale 36
Individual winner: Ella Dols (SC) 44.36
Brainerd results: 2-Emma Hiebert 45.33, 4-Erin Hoelzel 45.56, 7-Alli Krantz 46.84, 8-Maddie Kalenberg 47.36, 9-Maddie Peterson 47.50, 10-Cassidy Chaney 48.03, 12-Calia Chaney 48.41, 13-Madeline Sherman 48.56,
Next: Brainerd in Annandale Invitational at Powder Ridge Ski Resort in Kimball, 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 17.