Source: Sherman Publications

Athletes of the Week
Leaders on the mountain

April 16, 2014

The Wolves had a successful winter season as both the Clarkston Varsity Boys and Girls Ski teams ended on a good note at the state finals.

Wolves were named to the 2014 All-State Ski Team for their state finals finish.

Derek Van Itallie and Ryan Callahan were named to the first team in the Giant Slalom. McIntosh was named to the third team and Ben Schuster received Honorable Mention.

The Wolves finished the Giant Slalom in third place with 52.5 points. Van Itallie took first place for state champion. Callahan took third place; McIntosh, 16th; Schuster, 20th.

Reis Weidemann was named to the third team in the Slalom. The boys finished the Slalom race at Shanty Creek in eighth place with 140 points. Weidemann finished in 17th place; McIntosh, 26th; and Van Itallie, 36th.

The girls finish the Slalom in seventh place with 123.5 points as Caroline Spytman led the team finishing in sixth.

They finished the Giant Slalom in ninth place with 164 points. Maddie DeClercq finished in eighth place.

Both teams finished with a trip to the state finals after the boys team took first place at the MHSAA Division 1 Regional with 68 points and the girls finished in second place with 104.5 points.

Leading the boys team in the Slalom race was Van Itallie taking second in 41.68. Callahan finished in third, 41.93; and Weidemann, tenth, 43.75.

Van Itallie also took second in the Giant Slalom in 36.99. Callahan finished in sixth place, 37.35; Schuster, 12th, 38.12; Weidemann, 14th; 38.24; and McIntosh, 38.26.

Spytman led the Lady Wolves in the Slalom as she finished in second place at 47.88. DeClercq took third, 48.39; and Amanda Casetti, 12th, 51.43.

DeClercq led the girls in the Giant Slalom with second place finish at 39.21. Casseti took third place at 39.40.

The boys finished the season 8-0 in dual and divisional champs. The girls went 7-1 for the season and first in divisional.