Traverse City Record-Eagle

January 7, 2013

Prep Roundup: Kingsley 5th at Muskegon

From staff reports

MUSKEGON — Kingsley had seven placers and took fifth out of 15 wrestling teams at Saturday's Muskegon Orchard View Invitational.

The Stags were led by 160-pounder Sam Sawyer, who placed second.

Kelly Lark (171) was third in his weight class, while Max Denny (112), Tyler Slater (119) and Josh Parks (215) were fourth. Nick Burcicki (152) and Dustin Kerr (189) earned fifth-place finishes.


TC Central's Bruning, Lipp win races

Traverse City Central's Andrew Bruning and Erin Lipp won the classic races at the Junior National Qualifier Nordic Ski races at Walloon Lake this weekend.

Bruning was first in a time of 23.59 in the 9-kilometer J1 race (ages 16-17). Blake Murray and Marty Gray, both of Marquette were second and third with times of 24.42 and 25.33.

The girls' races were 6K. The J2 girls (ages 14 and 15) were paced by Lipp in a time of 19.57; Heidi Schwab of Williamsburg was third in 22.16. In the J1 girls race, Hayley Padden of TC Central was third in 23.31.

Bruning finished second in the 1K freestyle J1 sprint race. Kendall Minor was third in the J1 girls sprint. Lipp won the J2 girls sprint race.

Local Nordic racers from Traverse City Central, West and St. Francis competed at the event.

-- Compiled by James Cook