Lady Mustangs ski to win at Stampede

Wednesday, January 20, 2016 - 10:33
  • Chugiak’s Brian Wing double poles away from the start of the Chugiak Stampede Saturday at Kincaid Park in Anchorage. Wing placed second among Mustang boys and 18th overall. Chugiak finished fourth in the team standings.
  • Chugiak’s Clare Cook negotiates a downhill run at the Chugiak Stampede. The Lady Mustangs won the team title and Cook placed 10th overall with a time of 28:44.3.Photos by Michael Dinneen for the Star

The Chugiak High Lady Mustangs took the team title at the Chugiak Stampede at Kincaid Park in Anchorage on Jan. 16.

Senior Heidi Booher led a quartet of Chugiak girls in the top ten to take the team title by a bit less than two minutes over West High, who was led by the individual champion Molly Gellert.

Joining Booher in the top 10 were Emma Nelson in fifth, Emma Sees in ninth and Clare Cook in 10th. Riley Hall rounded out the Lady Mustangs’ scorers in 17th place. Eagle River High didn’t field a full team of skiers but Annie Connelly was 20th and Summer Frazier was 23rd.

On the boys’ side, Chugiak took fourth and Eagle River fifth in the team scores. Roan Hall of the Mustangs was the top local finisher in sixth and Jacob Walsh led Eagle River in 16th. Brian Wing of Chugiak also finished in the top 20 in 18th place.

Chugiak Classic Stampede

Kincaid Park (5K)

Boys

1. West 1:30:54.2, 2. South 1:31:10.5, 3. Service 1:35:24.2, 4. Chugiak 1:41:07.5, 5. Eagle River 1:46:07.0, 6. Bartlett 2:20:57.9,

Individual results

1. Canyon Tobin, Service, 21:27.4; 2. Hunter Wonders, South, 21:42.9; 3. Luke Jager, West, 22:08.7; 4. Jack Consenstein, West, 22:10.9; 5. Will Balcao, South, 22:59.9; 6. Roan Hall, Chugiak, 23:03.0; 7. Ryan Bickford, West, 23:05.1; 8. Hamish Wolfe, South, 23:09.1; 9. Zach Bassett, Service, 23:15.9; 10. Mathew Hoefler, South, 23:18.6;

Locals

16. Jacob Walsh, Eagle River, 24:52.4; 18. Brian Wing, Chugiak, 25:00.4; 21. Adam Blackley, Eagle River, 25:39.7; 22. Jack Ginter, Chugiak, 26:04.3; 25. Miles Dennis, Chugiak, 26:59.8; 27. Quinton Perham, Chugiak, 27:22.1; 29. Torsten Renner, Eagle River, 27:44.4; 30. Bradan Tobin, Eagle River, 27:50.5; 31. Chris Fueg, Chugiak, 28:33.9; 32. Nick Carl, Eagle River, 30:30.3

Girls

1. Chugiak 1:50:33.4, 2. West 1:52:19.0, 3. Service 1:56:46.3, 4. South 1:57:11.2.

Individual results

1. Molly Gellert, West, 25:46.0; 2. Ryan Terry, Service, 26:07.3; 3. Heidi Booher, Chugiak, 26:25.0; 4. Emma Tarbath, Service, 26:38.7; 5. Emma Nelson, Chugiak, 26:42.3; 6. Maggie Meeds, South, 27:45.6; 7. Naomi Kiekintveld, South, 28:17.6; 8. Fiona Fick, West, 28:28.7; 9. Emma Sees, Chugiak, 28:41.8; 10. Clare Cook, Chugiak, 28:44.3.

Locals

17. Reilly Hall, Chugiak, 29:59.3; 20. Annie Connelly, Eagle River, 30:31.9; 23. Summer Frazier, Eagle River, 31:32.3. 

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