Following the high school races on Saturday, Lakeland’s middle school skiers also took to the Cedric A. Vig Outdoor Classroom (CAVOC) trails in Rhinelander.
The Lakeland boys took second place as a team in the 4.3k skate race Saturday morning, then took the top spot as a team in the 4.3k classic race Saturday afternoon.
In the skate race, Kav FitzPatrick earned the top Lakeland finish, taking second overall in 15:50.10. Kieran Mullen took fifth in 16:21.18.
Noah Bodewes (19:09.93) finished seventeenth, Jake Van Hefty (21:44.05) took twenty-ninth, Jim Drewry (21:58.86 finished thirty-first, Jakob Craig (23:53.61) took thirty-fifth and Sage Gaulding (26:24.93) rounded out the group in thirty-ninth place.
The Lakeland boys went 1-2 in the afternoon’s 4.3k classic race, with FitzPatrick (14.31.4) skiing away with the top spot and Mullen following (15:39.4) in second place.
Bodewes took twelfth place in 19:36.5, and Craig finished nineteenth in 21:40.5.
While the Lakeland girls didn’t field an entire team, Johanna Craig took twelfth place in the skate race (21:02.65) and finshed fourteenth in the classic race (21:29.3). Mia Case took twentieth place in the skate race with a time of 24:08.78.
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