SoHi’s Boonstra, Homer’s Goodrich win Homer Invitational


Soldotna’s Tania Boonstra and Homer’s Jody Goodrich won individual titles Saturday at the Homer Invitational at Lookout Mountain, while the Soldotna girls and Homer boys won the team titles.

The race format was a four-kilometer skate race followed by a three-kilometer classic race, with a 50-yard dash between races to change skis.

Boonstra won at 29 minutes, 17.81 seconds, while Soldotna’s Ariana Cannava was second at 29:56.56 and Kenai’s Emily Moss was third at 32:02.97. Homer got a fourth from Eryn Fields (33:28.48) and fifth from Daisy Walker (35:39.60).

The SoHi girls won the team title at 2:14:14.11, while Homer was second at 2:26:45.78 and Kenai was third at 2:28:59.69.

Goodrich won the boys race at 24:13.38 and Homer won four of the top five spots. Also for the Mariners, Garrett Briscoe was second (24:26.01), Ethan Styvar was third (24:51.35) and Seamus McDonough was fifth at 26:22.25. Kenai’s Jack Laker was fourth at 25:03.96.

The Homer boys won with 1:39:52.99, while Soldotna was second at 1:50:07.50 and Kenai was third at 1:51:54.91.

Homer Invitational

Saturday at Lookout Mountain


Team scores: 1. Homer, 1 hour, 39 minutes, 52.99 seconds; 2. Soldotna, 1:50:07.50; 3. Kenai, 1:51:54.91.

Individual skiathlon results (4K skate, 3K classic)

1. Jody Goodrich, Hom, 24:13.38; 2. Garrett Briscoe, Hom, 24:26.01; 3. Ethan Styvar, Hom, 24:51.35; 4. Jack Laker, Ken, 25:03.96; 5. Seamus McDonough, Hom, 26:22.25; 6. Nobel Cassidy, Sol, 26:36.36; 7. Andrew Cox, Sol, 26:41.41; 8. Chase Laker, Ken 27:52,80; 9. Ben Boersma, Ken, 27:57.88; 10. Johannes Bynagle, Hom, 28:15.20; 11. Benjamin Abel, Sol, 28:20.50; 12. Levi Mickelson, Sol, 28:29.23; 13. Michael Davidson, Sol, 28:36.41; 14. Carter Cannava, Sol, 29:13.61; 15. Jonathan Gordon, Sol, 30:45.10; 16. Owen Smith, Ken, 31:00.27; 17. Leif Jaworski, Hom, 31:15.63; 18. Lukas Renner, Hom, 33:51.44.


Team scores: 1. Soldotna, 2:14:14.11; 2. Homer, 2:26:45.78; 3. Kenai, 2:28:59.69.

Individual skiathlon results (4K skate, 3K classic)

1. Tania Boonstra, Sol, 29:17.81; 2. Ariana Cannava, Sol, 29:56.56; 3. Emily Moss, Ken, 32:02.97; 4. Eryn Fields, Hom, 33:28.48; 5. Daisy Walker, Hom, 35:59.60; 6. Sienna Hardyman, Hom, 35:55.35; 7. Madison McDonald, Ken, 36:49.98; 8. Leanne Gordon, Sol, 36:50.32; 9. Avery Cuifo, Sol, 38:09.42; 10. Mya Taylor, Ken, 38:30.08; 11. Lynnea Hack, Ken, 41:36.66; 12. Xinlan Tanner, Ken, 41:41.46; 13. Beatrix McDonough, Hom, 41:42.35; 14. Audrey McDonald, Ken, 42:52.28; 15. Leah Dunn, Hom, 43:50.97.

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