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Relay Results from the Junior Olympics

Sun, Mar  14, 2004

Saturday was the final day for the U.S. Cross Country Junior Olympic Championships in Lake Placid, where over 400 juniors ages 14-19 have been competing all week. Juniors from Michigan formed 3-person teams to race one leg each in a freestyle/classic relay.

Traverse City's Julia Coulter, Anna Coulter, and Cassidy Edwards placed second in the junior  girls 16-17 3-by-5km relay in 50:55.5, earning All American status again for skiing within a percentage of the winner's times. Natalie Dall'Olmo and Laura Meeker of TC joined Ingrid Fjeldheim from Marquette's Superiorland team to take 15th place for ages 18-19 in 56:56.1.

Chris Scott and John Hall from TC were joined by Ian Smith from Boyne for the boys 16-17 race, coming in 18th in 48:53.6. Traverse City's Cam Ross joined 2 Michigan Tech University skiers, Matt Allyn and Adam Airoldi, for the boys race for 18-19, and they placed 10th in 47:17.8, while Rapid City's Morgan Weir also joined 2 MTU boys, Chris Miller and Dave Siegfried, and came in 19th in 49:17.0.

In the boys 14-15 3-by-3km race, Superiorland's Jared Cregg and Jason Carstens teamed with Copper Country's Keith Helminen for 15th place in 30:35.9.

  - Sara Cockrell