Source: Sherman Publications

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.