Runner-up finish for H-H skiers at Blackjack Mtn.

BESSEMER – The Houghton-Hancock ski team finished second in both the boys’ and girls’ events during the rescheduled Theron Peterson high school ski race at Blackjack Mountain.

The girls had 57.5 points, nine behind first-place Marquette, while the H-H boys had to finish 45.5 back.

H-H skier Leslie Hamar took second overall in slalom, while teammates Ellie Lucier (eighth) and Mary Maroste (ninth) als placed.

Hamar finished third in slalom with Maroste, Lucier and Taylor Venegas taking spots seven through nine.

On the boys’ side, Ian Helman took third in boys’ slalom, with Tony Stein taking seventh, Jacob Jarvis eighth and Daniel Henderson ninth.

Connor Johnson was the only H-H skier to place in GS, taking sixth.