Nordics haul in medals at B.C. championships
The Strathcona Nordics posted outstanding results in Prince George last weekend when a team of 14 racers, coaches, and support crew attended the B.C. Cross Country Ski Championships.
Head Coach Dave Battison said, "The biggest thing for us was that in the past few weeks, we made a concerted to look at everything we needed to do to be successful at this race, and everyone pulled up their game and delivered!"
Tallon Noble took a gold in the Midget Boys classic technique race. Morgan Meckert took bronze in Juvenile Girls 1. Ariel Becherer took bronze in the Junior Girls 2. Sean Tenbergen took silver in the Junior Men. Kai McGrady came fouth in PeeWee Boys. Jessica Reynolds finished sixth in Midget Girls. Ross Lamon was fifth in Midget Boys 1. Connor McGrady came seventh in Midget Boys 2. Avalon Wasteneys finished fifth in Juvenile Girls 2. Sally Brown came eighth Juvenile Girls 1. Alec Stapff was fifth and Alex Brown sixth in Junior Boys 1. Jamie Wasteneys finished sixth in Junior Boys 2, and Andy Brown came fifth in Masters Men.
In other outstanding results, in the Sunday team relay races, the Midget Boys team of Ross Lamon, Connor McGrady and Tallon Noble won a silver medal, and Jamie Wasteneys, Alec Stapff, and Alex Brown finished fourth.
In the BC Cup aggregate awards, Tallon Noble took first place overall in the Midget Boys category for the BC Cup race series and Marilyn Atkinson came second overall in Masters Women.
You can catch Nordic racing action in the Teck Coast Cup finale races in the Mount Washington Nordic area on March 9-10. For more information, visit www.StrathconaNordics.com.
– Strathcona Nordics