Hundreds of XC skiers fill the Lakes Basin

The Mammoth Classic school races and the Alan Bard Classic Race took at the Tamarack XC Center last weekend and drew hundreds of athletes.

Mammoth Classic races for High School and Middle School athletes took place first and local skiers performed well against the field of 240 visiting athletes.
HS Girls Open:
1st – Amanda Kirkeby
3rd – Jody Meads
6th – Kylie LaFramboise
7th – Katherine Janisse
HS Boys Open:
4th – Carson Bold
5th – Jack Roten
6th – Philip Oxford
7th – Nick Damico
MS Girls:
14th – Fleur Connolly
18th – Lindsey Peitsch-Roberts
21st – Meaghan Thompson
MS Boys:
6th – Cameron Small
10th – Trace Calvin
14th – Connor Kusumoto
19th – Harrison Manzano
24th – Calvin Forsythe
29th – Martin Thompson
31st – Jacob Mahler
33rd – Eddie Mattiessen
35th – Rand Bourne
38th – Quinn Contaldi
39th – Malachi Schrager
51st – Finely Bourne
54th – Nevin Tanzer
70th – Tanner Bissonette
77th – Jack Peckenpaugh
80th – Tristan Perpall
The Alan Bard Classic on Sunday drew athletes of all ages to the race. Local racers took many top age division awards.
Racers from Bishop to Mammoth took many top three-age division awards. In Nordic racing, age classes for adults are generally in five- or 10-year increments, while junior classes are in two-year increments.
The Allan Bard Classic was also a Junior National Qualifier (JNQ) race for athletes 13 years of age and older. Amanda Kirkeby posted a time in her 5K race that took her one step closer to qualifying for the Junior Nationals in March. The last JNQ race will be Feb. 20 in Tahoe and the results there will determine who will represents the Far West Team at Junior Nationals.
20K Women’s Divisions:
1st – Marie French (M1)
1st – Carolyn Tiernan (M4)
2nd – Mary Bassler (M2)
20K Men’s Divisions:
2nd – Steve Feir (M3)
1st – Doug Will (M4)
2nd – Jason Will (Sr)
3rd – Chris Leonard (M1)
10K Women’s Divisions:
1st – Britt Cogan (Sr)
1st – Janine Karlen (M1)
1st – Sherilynne Will (M3)
2nd – Kelly Hawtre (M3)
5K Girls Divisions:
3rd – Laurel Fiddler (J1)
3rd – Amanda Kirkeby (J2)
5K Boys Divisions:
3rd – Cameron Small (J3)
4K Boys Division:
1st – Jared Mahler (J4)
2nd – Liam Bassler (J4)
3rd – Tanner Bissonnette (J4)
1.5K Girls:
1st – Stella Anderson (J5)
2nd – Cecillia Bassler (J5)
3rd – Rhona McChesney (J5)
1.5K Boys:
1st – Bjorn Karlen (J5)
2nd – Mitchell Parsons (J5)
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