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Ski teams narrowly miss league championship; three skiers will move on



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Allison Mitchell (click for larger version)

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Stephen Basigkow (click for larger version)

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Marie Dohm (click for larger version)
February 10, 2010 - Lake Orion Varsity Ski Team competed in the Divisional meet last Wednesday and Thursday at Pine Knob. Both the girls and boys teams narrowly missed qualifying for the SEMSL (South Eastern Michigan Ski League) Championship meet by just one place. The top three teams qualify, and Lake Orion finished fourth out of the 10 teams competing.

However, Lake Orion did have 3 individual qualifiers:

Steven Basigkow (senior), Allison Mitchell (junior) and Marie Dohm (sophomore) finished in the top ten and will represent Lake Orion at the SEMSL meet Tuesday, February 16 at Pine Knob.

Both teams will have a shot at redemption at the Regional meet held at Pine Knob on Thursday, February 11. If the teams place in the top three at that meet, they will qualify for the State meet at Boyne Highlands, Monday, Feb. 22.

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