First off, conference went very well. The boys got 2nd, beating Maple Grove by only 3 points. It was a great day where everyone skied well, and a few of you skied great! 5 boys were all conference. Ethan, Tyler, Jadon, Lucas, and Alex H.
The Girls got 4th in a very tough meet, they placed 3 all conference, Cheresa, Annica and Katelyn and 2 honorable mention, Sophie R, and Anna.
Remember JV Conference was rescheduled to Feb 11th at Elm Creek. Pick your technique. 5k Skate or classic. Everyone is still welcome at practice every day until then!
This week we have Sections on Wednesday at Theodore Wirth. The time schedule is slightly different, with classic first. The skiers miss the whole day of school. Top 2 teams and top 6 individuals not on qualifying teams make it to state.
Boys Classic 10:00
Girls Classic 11:00
Boys Skate Pursuit 1:30
Girls Skate Pursuit 2:30
Here are the section teams. Remember we ski separately, Rogers and ER/Zim and we ski 7 people, with 2 alternates if they meet the level of skiing needed to race twice in one day.
Elk River/Zimmerman Boys. Jadon Purcell, Lucas Gustafson, Miles Olofson, Eliott Swanson, Matthew Binsfeld, Reid Binsfeld, Cameron Lehman. No Alternates
Elk River/Zimmerman Girls, Cheresa Bouley, Annica Carr, Katelyn Gramstad, Sophie Riewe, Ilie Gallay, Madison Mitzuk, Audrey N-C. Alternates, Elaina Kuhnau, Micah Collins
Rogers Boys: Ethan Anderson, Tyler Davis, Alex Heidorn, Jacob Dirschel, Andy Huber, Alex Reshetar, Joey Reshetar. Alternates, Joe Clausen, Hayden O’Connor
Rogers Girls: Anna Eich, Elise Ames, Ella Stritesky. No alternates
Other than Sections, here is the rest of the schedule.
Monday. Practice 2:45 at High school. Bus to Woodland Trails, short ski with short intervals. Skate. Also, wax skis for sections. We need to put a base layer on before the coaches and parents put the final layer on on Tuesday. You can wax before or after practice. Both skis, skate and classic.
Tuesday: Short ski at Woodlands. 30 minutes plus skate starts. Rest up for Wednesday
Tuesday Night: Wax Party at The Lee’s House, same time as last week. Starts at 4:00. Same rules as last time, no experience needed, we will teach you. Food and drink provided! Thanks in advance to the Lee’s for hosting again!
Wedesday: Section 5 race at Theodore Wirth. No practice for other athletes.
Thursday and Friday: Practice for everyone. 2:45 at High school. Ski at Woodlands. Workout TBD.
Saturday: Practice at Woodlands: Time TBD.