This weekend the Batawa U-12 Wildcats participated in their final official race of the season at Brimacombe ski resort. Batawa’s Haleigh MacPherson placed 1st and Anna Schmoll placed 2nd. Following close behind were Molly Henderson in 4th, Holly Liu in 5th, Alexia Bianchi in 6th and Ileana De Luca in 8th. In the boys’ division, Spencer Dullard-Krizay placed 5th and Jonah Hope 9th. Austin Barrett and Evander Bentley also raced well with two clean runs.
In addition to Sunday’s race, some of these racers continued on to race at Craigleigh for a family day invitational. Haleigh Macpherson, Anna Schmoll, Alexia Bianchi, Ileana De Luca, Molly Henderson, Holly Liu and Spencer Dullard-Krizay.
U16 Batawa Bandits do not compete this weekend but 4 members of the team who competed at Bay of Quinte and COSSA which were held at Devil’s Elbow Ski Hill near Peterborough, ski for the Nicholson Catholic College team. NCC won gold in the Division 2 racing at both Bay of Quinte and COSSA and so they will go on to OFSSA February 27th and 28th. Chloe O’Boyle Kelly had the fastest overall time with combined results in 2 runs of Giant Slalom and Slalom, Reena Liu, Annissa Bray and Hannah O’Boyle Kelly followed closely behind.
The Batawa U14 Tigers completed in their final race of the season at Snow Valley this past Saturday. Congratulations to Batawa’s Emma Sabine-Craig who took gold with incredible ease once again. In our boys’ race Batawa’s Isaac Hollinger placed 4th.
The small but mighty U19 Batawa Ski Racing team competed in an Alpine Ontario slalom race at Mansfield Ski Club on Sunday, February 19th. There were 60 females and 77 males representing clubs from all over Ontario. Kurtis Wright finished 12th, Eric Cholasta was 14th and Craig Luery finished two clean runs. Each athlete was proud of their results but are also looking forward to the slalom race at Brimacombe Ski Cub on February 26th to further improve their Alpine Ontario point standings.