Nora Rutkowski, left, and Brynn Teter, right, display baked good that they won for placing first and third, respectively, in the girls seventh-and-eighth grade division of the Ashwabay Summit race in Bayfield Saturday, Feb. 1. The race traditional awards baked goods as prizes, in lieu of medals. (Submitted photo)
2/8/2020 7:30:00 AM Middle school Nordic competes at Ashwabay
Nine members of the Rhinelander Middle School Nordic ski team took part in the Ashwabay Summit Race Feb. 1 in Bayfield.
Rhinelander had the top finisher overall in both the boys' and girls' 3.5-kilometer freestyle races. Mason Shinners was the overall boys' champion, covering the course in 14 minutes, 6 seconds. Nora Rutkowski was the girls' champion (15:13).
Olin Slette was the top finisher in the boys' fifth-and-sixth-grade division, and took sixth overall with a time of 15:26. Iain Rumney was 10th (17:01), Austen Slette was 14th (20:36) and Carter Nelson was 17th (22:30).
Brynn Teter was third in the seventh-and-eighth grade division, and fifth overall in the girls' race (16:28). Katie Marshall was 13th (20:46) and Mya Gillen finished 18th.
The middle school Nordic ski team is in Cable this weekend for the WNSL state championships.
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