Landman, Reed ski well at Caberfae

Grand Haven’s varsity ski team competed at Caberfae this past Friday and received an outstanding showing from Hannah Landman.
Tribune Staff
Feb 5, 2014

The junior placed third in the slalom and fifth in the giant slalom, helping the Buccaneers’ girls move into second place in the Greater Grand Rapids Ski Conference standings.

The Buccaneers competed at Cannonsburg on Tuesday and will do so again on Thursday before heading into regionals at Marquette Mountain on Feb. 11.

Landiman turned in a combined time of 1 minute, 10.64 seconds in the giant slalom. Hailey Watkins placed 12th at 1:12.24, followed by Ali Gust in 24th place in 1:17.82. Katie Mckee was 31st and Katie Dewitt 38th for the Bucs.

In the slalom, Landman turned ina  fantastic combined time of 51.41 seconds. Watkins placed 13th at 56.05, while Mckee was 22nd at 1:01.49 and Modd was 36th at 1:08.77. Dewitt placed 39th at 1:11.13.

Grand Haven placed 10th in the giant slalom. Jack Griffin led the way, placing 16th in 1:10.94. Ethan Nass took 39th (1:17.44), followed by Cody Gust in 46th (1:23.17), Cody Peterson in 53rd (1:35.67) and Jack Leitner in 55th (1:37.86).

In the slalom, the Buccaneers were sixth. Gust placed 21st in 59.81, followed by Leitner in 22nd at 1:01.81. Nass was 26th (1:01.70), and Peterson 49th (1:37.68).

REED SHINES FOR SL

Spring Lake’s Bricker Reed took first in the giant slalom event and fourth in the slalom, capping off a strong day for the Lakers’ boys.

In the boys’ giant slalom event, Spring Lake placed fifth, thanks to Reed’s first-place overall finish in 1:06.54. Collin Roberts was fifth overall in 1:08.02, followed by Chris Thornley in 43rd place (1:20.86), Liam Kleinhecksel in 44th (1:20.90) and Truman Ross in 54th (1:36.21).

In the slalom, Reed took fourth with a combined time of 50.80 seconds, followed by Roberts in seventh at 52.29. Kleinhecks was 38th at 1:12.68, and Thornley placed 40th at 1:15.86.

In the girls’ races, the shorthanded Lakers placed 10th in the giant slalom. Taylor Klein was fifth at 1:09.43, followed by Olivia Windemuller in 33rd place (1:23.26) and Tatum Johnson in 45th (1:28.40).

The Lakers’ girls placed ninth in the slalom. Klein again had a fantastic showing, placing second in 50.15. Windemuller was 28th at 1:05.18, and Johnson 42nd at 1:13.17.

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