H-H girls win U.P. ski meet

BESSEMER?- The Houghton-Hancock girls’ ski team claimed the top spot at the U.P. Championships Thursday at Blackjack Mountain.

H-H finished with 48 points to Marquette’s 67.

H-H put all six skiers in the top 10 in giant slalom led by second-place Leslie Hamar. Ellie Lucier, Mary Maroste, Madison Peer, Taylor Venegas and Brianne Maggio took places six through 10.

In slalom, H-H had five skiers in the top 10:?Hamar (third), Maroste (sixth), Venegas (seventh), Lucier (ninth)?and Maggio (10th).

On the boys’ side, H-H was second to Marquette with 70 points.

Jacob Jarvis (fourth), Ian Helman (fifth)?and Tony?Stein (eighth)?placed in slalom, while Helman (fifth), Jarvis (sixth)?and Connor Johnson (ninth)?took top 10s in GS.