SoHi’s Boonstra skis to victory on 1st day at regions

Soldotna’s Tania Boonstra and Colony’s Jayden Rice 5-kilometer interval classic start races Friday at the opening day of the Region 3 meet at Government Peak Recreation Area in the Matanuska-Susitna valleys.

Boonstra finished at 16 minutes, 42 seconds, to edge teammate Ariana Cannava by a second. Also in the top 10 for the Kenai Peninsula was Kenai’s Emily Moss in fifth at 17:50 and Soldotna’s Leanne Gordon in 10th at 19:05.

Colony took the top four slots in the boys race, with Rice winning at 13:25 and Coby Marvin coming in second at 13:44.

Homer’s Jody Goodrich led the peninsula by taking fifth at 14:08, while Kenai’s Jack Laker tied for sixth at 14:12, Soldotna’s Andrew Cox was eighth at 14:15 and Homer’s Garrett Briscoe was ninth at 14:17.

The event concludes today with a 5-kilometer freestyle mass start for the girls at 11 a.m and a 7.5-kilometer mass start for the boys at 12:10 p.m.

Region 3 meet


Individual 5K interval start classic results

1. Tania Boonstra, Sol, 16:42; 2. Ariana Cannava, Sol, 16:43; 3. Kaija Backus, Col, 17:30; 4. Lucy Shea, Col, 17:32; 5. Emily Moss, Ken, 17:50; 6. Anna Bell, Col, 18:10; 7. Josie Peace, Pal, 18:13; 8. Stella Rose, Col, 18:27; 9. Sophia Kristich, Col, 18:41; 10. Leanne Gordon, Sol, 19:05; 11. Eryn Field, hom, 19:28; 12. Adriana Ramirez, Col, 19:39; 13. Natalee Zahrt, Pal, 19:42; 14. Daisy Walker, Hom, 19:46; 15. Lynnea Hack, Ken, 20:18; 16. Avery Cuifo, Sol, 20:21; 17. Madison McDonald, Ken, 20:43; 18. Alder Deal, Pal, 20:50; 19. Katie Van Buskirk, Sew, 20:54; 20. Ava Moore Smyth, Pal, 20:56; 21. Mia Taylor, Ken, 21:22; 22. Audrey McDonald, Ken, 21:39; 23. Katie Everett, Pal, 21:46; 24. Brook Lentfer, Gra, 21:53; 25. Aly Guernsey, Sew, 21:55.

26. Beatrix McDonough, Hom, 21:56; 27. Danika Winslow, Sol, 22:08; 28. Abby Wardhaugh, Pal, 22:49; 29. Leah Dunn, Hom, 22:52; 30. Cate Merriner, Gra, 22:53; 31. Xinlan Tanner, Ken, 22:59; 32. McKenna Black, Hom, 23:02; 33. Grace Russell, Sew, 25:11; 34. Adelaide Bell, Gra, 25:12; 35. Zara Chang, Gra, 26:03.


Individual 5K interval start classic results

1. Jayden Rice, Col, 13:25; 2. Coby Marvin, Col, 13:44; 3. Clayton Steer, Col, 13:46; 4. Weston Sensabaugh, Col, 13:58; 5. Jody Goodrich, Hom, 14:08; 6 (tie). Tobias Buchanan, Col, Jack Laker, Ken, 14:12; 8. Andrew Cox, Sol, 14:15; 9. Garrett Briscoe, Hom, 14:17; 10. Alex Adams, Pal, 14:31; 11. Remi Cap, Pal, 14:41; 12. London Lee, Pal, 14:46; 13. Ethan Styvar, Hom, 14:50; 14. Chase Laker, Ken, 14:58; 15. Nobel Cassidy, Sol, 15:08; 16. Teigan Copp, Pal, 15:10; 17. Colton Merriner, Gra, 15:10; 18. Benjamin Abel, Sol, 15:19; 19. Levi Mickelson, Sol, 15:24; 20. Seamus McDonough, Hom, 15:26; 21. Jonathan Gordon, Sol, 15:36; 22. Michael Davidson, Sol, 15:37; 23. Zane Tews, Ken, 15:48; 24. Carter Cannava, Sol, 15:50; 25. Daniel Hennemann, Pal, 16:01.

26. Brayden Licht, Pal, 16:07; 27. Ben Boersma, Ken, 16:10; 28. Carson Deans, Pal, 16:18; 29. Johannes Bynagle, Hom, 16:22; 30. Leif Jaworski, Hom, 17:15; 31. Caleb Spence, Gra, 17:31; 32. Robert Carson, Ken, 17:59; 33. Caleb Miller, Gra, 18:08; 34. Trevor Guernsey, Sew, 18:11; 35. Owen Smith, Ken, 18:21; 36. Dylan Kodama, Gra, 18:50; 37. Oliver Trobaugh, Sew, 19:02; 38. Easton Roads, Gra, 19:27; 39. Rockwell Bates, Hom, 19:34; 40. Marty Fink, Sew, 21:55.

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