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Victories heat up seasons on the ice and slopes

January 18, 2012 - Skiers improved their records last week after their races against Notre Dame Prep and Rochester Adams.

The Clarkston Boys Varsity Ski team beat both teams, scoring 23-58 against Notre Dame Prep and 24-51 against Rochester Adams, putting their record 4-0.

The girls varsity team beat Rochester Adams, 30-48, and lost to Notre Dame Prep, 40-36, putting their record, 2-2.

For the Giant Slalom on Jan. 11, Grant Huber led the Wolves, finishing in third place with 35.93. Ryan Callahan finished in sixth place, 36.48; Derek VanItallie, 15th place, 37.28; and Evan Trout, 24th place, 37.28.

Callahan led during the Slalom race on Jan. 10, finishing first with 41.87. Huber finished second, 42.04; VanItallie in third, 42.07; and Alex McIntosh in fifth, 42.30.

Olivia Dunn led the girls team in the Giant Slalom, finishing fourth with 38.14. Karoline Holsbeke finished ninth, 38.80; Maddy DeClercq, 15th, 39.43; and Lauren Martin in 17th, 39.55.

Holsbeke led during the Slalom, finishing eighth with 52.56. Caroline Spytman finished in 21st, 58.22; Dunn in 29th, 1:01.70; and DeClercq in 32nd, 1:02.17.

The teams compete against Andover and Rochester on Thursday at Pine Knob Ski Resort, 3 p.m.

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Icers beat two OAA Red foes last week.

They beat Stoney Creek at home on Saturday, 6-3.

Matt Harrington opened the game with the first goal less than three minutes into the game. After receiving a pass from teammate Adam Bruderick, he shot it through an opening to score.

Adam Larkin was the next to strike, scoring with 2:48 in the first period. Gabe Comos and Zach Gootee assisted.

Gootee added his own goal to the net less than a minute later on a power play. Comos also added a goal in the third period.

The Wolves beat Farmington last Thursday, 4-1.

Garrett Polish, Jordan Henney, Jacob LaPorte and Larkin scored against their opponents.

The Wolves (7-5-1, 4-0-1 OAA Red) head to Troy Ice Arena to take on league opponents Oxford on Wednesday, 1819 East Big Beaver #A in Troy, 7 p.m.

They head to Suburban Ice in Macomb to play Utica Eisenhower on Saturday at 54755 Broughton Road, 6:15 p.m.

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