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Lake Orion girls, Adams boys take home regional ski titles WITH PHOTO GALLERY

  • Kaylee Richardson, Rochester Adams, rounds a gate in the Giant Slalom during the MHSAA Division 1 Regional Championship ski meet at Mt. Holly Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017. (MIPrepZone photo / LARRY McKEE)
  • Dan DeFrain, Holly/Oxford, competes in the Slalom race during the MHSAA Division 1 Regional Championship ski meet at Mt. Holly Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017. (MIPrepZone photo / LARRY McKEE)
  • MHSAA Division 1 Regional Championship ski meet at Mt. Holly Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017. (MIPrepZone photo / LARRY McKEE)
  • MHSAA Division 1 Regional Championship ski meet at Mt. Holly Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017. (MIPrepZone photo / LARRY McKEE)
  • MHSAA Division 1 Regional Championship ski meet at Mt. Holly Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017. (MIPrepZone photo / LARRY McKEE)
  • MHSAA Division 1 Regional Championship ski meet at Mt. Holly Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017. (MIPrepZone photo / LARRY McKEE)
  • MHSAA Division 1 Regional Championship ski meet at Mt. Holly Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017. (MIPrepZone photo / LARRY McKEE)
  • MHSAA Division 1 Regional Championship ski meet at Mt. Holly Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017. (MIPrepZone photo / LARRY McKEE)
  • MHSAA Division 1 Regional Championship ski meet at Mt. Holly Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017. (MIPrepZone photo / LARRY McKEE)
  • MHSAA Division 1 Regional Championship ski meet at Mt. Holly Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017. (MIPrepZone photo / LARRY McKEE)
  • MHSAA Division 1 Regional Championship ski meet at Mt. Holly Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017. (MIPrepZone photo / LARRY McKEE)
  • MHSAA Division 1 Regional Championship ski meet at Mt. Holly Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017. (MIPrepZone photo / LARRY McKEE)
  • MHSAA Division 1 Regional Championship ski meet at Mt. Holly Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017. (MIPrepZone photo / LARRY McKEE)
  • MHSAA Division 1 Regional Championship ski meet at Mt. Holly Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017. (MIPrepZone photo / LARRY McKEE)
  • MHSAA Division 1 Regional Championship ski meet at Mt. Holly Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017. (MIPrepZone photo / LARRY McKEE)
  • MHSAA Division 1 Regional Championship ski meet at Mt. Holly Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017. (MIPrepZone photo / LARRY McKEE)
  • MHSAA Division 1 Regional Championship ski meet at Mt. Holly Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017. (MIPrepZone photo / LARRY McKEE)
  • MHSAA Division 1 Regional Championship ski meet at Mt. Holly Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017. (MIPrepZone photo / LARRY McKEE)
  • MHSAA Division 1 Regional Championship ski meet at Mt. Holly Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017. (MIPrepZone photo / LARRY McKEE)
  • MHSAA Division 1 Regional Championship ski meet at Mt. Holly Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017. (MIPrepZone photo / LARRY McKEE)
  • MHSAA Division 1 Regional Championship ski meet at Mt. Holly Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017. (MIPrepZone photo / LARRY McKEE)
  • MHSAA Division 1 Regional Championship ski meet at Mt. Holly Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017. (MIPrepZone photo / LARRY McKEE)
  • MHSAA Division 1 Regional Championship ski meet at Mt. Holly Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017. (MIPrepZone photo / LARRY McKEE)
  • MHSAA Division 1 Regional Championship ski meet at Mt. Holly Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017. (MIPrepZone photo / LARRY McKEE)
  • MHSAA Division 1 Regional Championship ski meet at Mt. Holly Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017. (MIPrepZone photo / LARRY McKEE)
  • MHSAA Division 1 Regional Championship ski meet at Mt. Holly Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017. (MIPrepZone photo / LARRY McKEE)
  • MHSAA Division 1 Regional Championship ski meet at Mt. Holly Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017. (MIPrepZone photo / LARRY McKEE)
  • MHSAA Division 1 Regional Championship ski meet at Mt. Holly Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017. (MIPrepZone photo / LARRY McKEE)
  • MHSAA Division 1 Regional Championship ski meet at Mt. Holly Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017. (MIPrepZone photo / LARRY McKEE)
  • MHSAA Division 1 Regional Championship ski meet at Mt. Holly Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017. (MIPrepZone photo / LARRY McKEE)
  • MHSAA Division 1 Regional Championship ski meet at Mt. Holly Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017. (MIPrepZone photo / LARRY McKEE)
  • MHSAA Division 1 Regional Championship ski meet at Mt. Holly Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017. (MIPrepZone photo / LARRY McKEE)
  • MHSAA Division 1 Regional Championship ski meet at Mt. Holly Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017. (MIPrepZone photo / LARRY McKEE)
  • MHSAA Division 1 Regional Championship ski meet at Mt. Holly Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017. (MIPrepZone photo / LARRY McKEE)
  • MHSAA Division 1 Regional Championship ski meet at Mt. Holly Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017. (MIPrepZone photo / LARRY McKEE)
  • MHSAA Division 1 Regional Championship ski meet at Mt. Holly Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017. (MIPrepZone photo / LARRY McKEE)
  • MHSAA Division 1 Regional Championship ski meet at Mt. Holly Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017. (MIPrepZone photo / LARRY McKEE)
  • MHSAA Division 1 Regional Championship ski meet at Mt. Holly Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017. (MIPrepZone photo / LARRY McKEE)
  • MHSAA Division 1 Regional Championship ski meet at Mt. Holly Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017. (MIPrepZone photo / LARRY McKEE)
  • MHSAA Division 1 Regional Championship ski meet at Mt. Holly Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017. (MIPrepZone photo / LARRY McKEE)
  • MHSAA Division 1 Regional Championship ski meet at Mt. Holly Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017. (MIPrepZone photo / LARRY McKEE)
  • MHSAA Division 1 Regional Championship ski meet at Mt. Holly Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017. (MIPrepZone photo / LARRY McKEE)
  • MHSAA Division 1 Regional Championship ski meet at Mt. Holly Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017. (MIPrepZone photo / LARRY McKEE)
  • MHSAA Division 1 Regional Championship ski meet at Mt. Holly Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017. (MIPrepZone photo / LARRY McKEE)
  • MHSAA Division 1 Regional Championship ski meet at Mt. Holly Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017. (MIPrepZone photo / LARRY McKEE)
  • MHSAA Division 1 Regional Championship ski meet at Mt. Holly Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017. (MIPrepZone photo / LARRY McKEE)
  • MHSAA Division 1 Regional Championship ski meet at Mt. Holly Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017. (MIPrepZone photo / LARRY McKEE)
  • MHSAA Division 1 Regional Championship ski meet at Mt. Holly Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017. (MIPrepZone photo / LARRY McKEE)
  • MHSAA Division 1 Regional Championship ski meet at Mt. Holly Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017. (MIPrepZone photo / LARRY McKEE)
  • MHSAA Division 1 Regional Championship ski meet at Mt. Holly Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017. (MIPrepZone photo / LARRY McKEE)

Lake Orionís girls bested a very competitive field of teams, while the Rochester Adams boys made things look a bit easier, as both teams captured Division 1 skiing championships and advancing on to the state finals at Nubs Nob on Feb. 27.

Lindsey Thelen led the Dragons with her third place finish in the slalom competition. Teammate Grace Stetsko was 10th in the slalom and sixth in the giant slalom. Lake Orionís depth was key, as it placed four in the top 20 in each race. The Dragons totaled 100.5 points, beating out runner-up Birmingham Marian (113) and Birmingham Unified (114) Ė both of which also qualified for states. Rochester Adams finished with 114.5 points, just outside the mix.

Marianís Olivia Weymouth dominated the competition, winning both the slalom and giant slalom events. Her time of 56.15 was nearly a second better than runner-up Zoe Weinberg of Fenton/Linden. The Mustangsí Paige Weymouth also finished top-10 in slalom and giant slalom, while teammate Lilly Rachwal was top-10 in GS.

For the boys, Adams topped the field with 51 points, beating out Holly/Oxford (82) and Grand Blanc (108). The Highlanders Matt Corsi won the giant slalom race in a time of 42.56, beating out runner-up Jacob McIntosh of Clarkston. Corsi finished third in slalom. Teammates Josh Cowdrey and Colie Fleming were fifth and ninth in slalom, while Fleming, Cowdrey and Eli King were top-10 in GS.

Max Ford of Holly/Oxford was runner-up in slalom to lead his team to the finals.

Girls

Team results (top 3 advance to state meet)

Lake Orion 100.5; Birmingham Marian 113; Birmingham Unified 114; Rochester Adams 114.5; Bloomfield Hills 126; Fenton/Linden 148; Clarkston 247; Holly/Oxford 261; Grand Blanc 274; Rochester 303; Flushing 423

Individual results

Slalom

Olivia Weymouth (Marian) 56.15; Zoe Weinberg (Fenton/Linden) 57.05; Lindsey Thelen (LO) 58.99; Kate Bridges (BU) 59.15; Katie Bayley (Clarkston) 59.36; Kaylee Richardson (Adams) 59.39; Paige Weymouth (Marian) 60.05; Grace Dillon (Bloomfield Hills) 60.18; Grace Stetsko (LO) 60.62

Giant slalom

Olivia Weymouth (Marian) 42.52; Kate Bridges (BU) 42.84; Kaylee Richardson (Adams) 43.55; Olivia Guzzardo (Adams) 43.76; Zoe Weinberg (Fenton/Linden) 43.96; Grace Stetsko (LO) 44.13; Lilly Rachwal (Marian) 44.17; Grace Dillon (BH) 44.92; Katie Bayley (Clarkston ) 44.95; Paige Weymouth (Marian) 46.03

Boys

Team results (top 3 advance to state meet)

Rochester Adams 51; Holly/Oxford 82; Grand Blanc 108; Bloomfield Hills 177; Clarkston 180; Lake Orion 183; Brother Rice 238; Fenton/Linden 246; Birmingham Unified 261; Berkley/Avondale/Athens 363; Rochester 434; Flushing 448; Waterford United 497

Individual results

Slalom

Max Wiedemann (Clarkston) 53.99; Max Ford (Holly/Oxford) 55.82; Matt Corsi (Adams) 55.87; Colin Stewart (Bloomfield Hills) 55.95; Josh Cowdrey (Adams) 56.27; Mitchell Moore (BU) 56.54; Connor Ford (Holly/Oxford) 57.48; Matthew Otenbaker (Grand Blanc) 57.97; Luke Harrington (Holly/Oxford) 58.81; Colie Fleming (Adams) 58.92

Giant slalom

Matt Corsi (Adams) 42.56; Jacob McIntosh (Clarkston) 42.75; Dominick Shoha (BH) 42.92; Colie Fleming (Adams) 42.96; Matthew Otenbaker (Grand Blanc) 43.05; Max Wiedemann (Clarkston) 43.20;Josh Cowdrey (Adams) 43.29; Eli King (Adams) 43.45; Luke Harrington (Holly/Oxford) 43.48; Max Ford (Holly/Oxford) 43.51

Last Updated: 2/16/2017 6:18:05 PM EST


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