From staff reports
CADILLAC — Cadillac’s boys ran away with a Division 2 regional at Caberfae Peaks Ski Resort on Tuesday.
The Vikings finished with a combined 30 points in the slalom and giant slalom events.
Cadillac’s Keenan Cooper won the two disciplines, taking the slalom in 54.03, more than a second better than Spring Lake’s Bricker Reed.
Teammate Nate Houk was second in slalom and third in GS, while Dominic Cataldo took fourth in GS, Paul Kurtzman was fifth in slalom and seventh in GS, Chase Schultz placed 11th in slalom, Tyler Neiss took 10th in GS and Alex Best was 14th in GS.
In the girls races, Cadillac was first and Benzie Central second. The Vikings scored a meet-best 73 points and Benzie 132.
In slalom, Cadillac was led by Abigaile Divozzo (fifth), Gabrielle Sake (sixth), Emily Orcutt (ninth) and Sarah Mitchell (11th). In GS, Marissa VanAlst was the Vikings’ top placer in fifth, followed by Divozzo (10th), Orcutt (11th) and Mitchell (16th).
Benzie’s Morgan Papineau was fourth in slalom, while Aria Grabowski took 16th. In GS, Papineau was second by just 0.21 second, while Grabowski took 17th.
Manistee’s Alma Brinkman was third in giant slalom, while fellow Chippewa Syriah Dobis took eighth and Mallory Stefanski 14th.
Onekama’s Madeline Smeltzer was 19th in GS and 15th in slalom, while teammate Anna Buswinka was 13th in slalom.
West closes out regular season unbeaten
Traverse City West ended the regular season undefeated with a victory over crosstown rival TC Central, 22-8.
Leading the way for the Titans were Tyler Hadfield with a 267 and Kellor Flees with a 244. The top score for the Trojans went to Brad Wozniak with a 233. The win also clinched the Division I/II crown for West.
In Division III/IV, Bellaire put the finishing touches on its season with a 27-3 win over Benzie Central. Leading the way for the Eagles: Nick Betten’s 257 game and Jared Moody’s 247. High score for Benzie went to Orion Mackin at 204. Bellaire’s victory earned the Eagles the Division III/IV conference title.
In other boys action, St. Francis beat Kingsley 27-3 as Andrew Mingee bowled a 194 for the Glads while Travis Hull’s 183 was tops for Kingsley.
Elk Rapids Orange finished its season with a 27-3 victory over Glen Lake. Austin Wolfgram’s 214 paced the Elks while Tristen Witkowski’s 203 game was high for the Lakers.
TC Christian Maroon defeated TC West White A 26-4. Grant Maurer bowled a 218 to lead the Sabres. Skyler Dunckley had a 138 for the Titans.
In JV action, Elk Rapids Black defeated TC Christian White 28-2 as Jose Salermon had a 184 game for the Elks and Kedra Langham a 128 for the Sabres.
TC West Gold beat Bellaire White 30-0. Chris Grigsby led the Titans with a 209. Alan Leach led the Eagles with a 140 game.
TC West White B defeated TC West White C 26-4. Mark Gutowski’s 133 paced White B and Trenton Kolbusz had a 125 for White C.
TC Central Black A beat TC Central Black B 28-2. Leading the way for Black A was Charlie Kesner with a 267 game. High score for Black B went to Tyler Moreno who bowled a 147.
In girls action, Glen Lake capped its season with a 27-3 victory over Kingsley, earning the Lakers the Division III/IV conference championship. Leading the way for Glen Lake was Annie Horn’s 200 game. Ember Lhamon led Kingsley with a 156.
TC West Green wrapped up the Division I/II conference title with a 28-2 win over TC Central Gold. Leading the way for the Lady Titans were Lexi Forton’s 191 and Brianna Rickert’s 190. Central was led by Lexie Penney’s 159.
In a close match, Bellaire Red defeated Benzie Central 17-13. Leading the way for the Lady Eagles was Johanna Westerhof with a 160 game. High score for the Huskies went to Laira Fields with a 184 game.
TC West Gold beat Bellaire White 28-2 as Julie Jarvis led the Titans with a 162. Olivia Vidal’s 136 was high score for Bellaire.
TC West White B defeated the vacant team 29-1 as Avery Schrotenboer had a 197 game.
TC West White A shut out TC Central Black 30-0. Lexi Chouinard led the Titans with a 148 game while Anna Russell had a 134 game.
The conference tournament begins Friday at Lucky Jack’s. Singles competition will begin at 9 a.m. with the top 16 bowlers from each gender after a two game qualifier. Saturday will feature the team event where qualifying consists of six Baker style games with the top eight boys teams and top four girls teams moving on to a bracket format.
— Compiled by James Cook