PHOTOS: Dragon Lake Elementary was top school at Hallis Lake Ski Tournament

Five-year-old Lily Doyle of Dragon Lake Elementary School reaches the finish during her beginner girls’ race Saturday, Feb. 22 at the Hallis Lake Ski Tournament. (Lindsay Chung - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)
Tristan Woollends waits for his race to begin Saturday, Feb. 22 at the Hallis Lake Ski Tournament. (Lindsay Chung - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)
Max Kovach of Carson Elementary (bib 142) rushes into the lead ahead of Tristan Woollends of St. Ann’s and Home School (left) and Zinny Jukic of Williams Lake during their race Saturday, Feb. 22 at the Hallis Lake Ski Tournament. (Lindsay Chung - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)
Three-year-old Grady Janischewski from Lakeview was the youngest competitor at the 38th annual Hallis Lake Ski Tournament, held Feb. 22 at Hallis Lake Lodge. (Lindsay Chung - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)
The Group 4 racers are off Saturday, Feb. 22 at Hallis Lake Lodge during the 38th annual Hallis Lake Ski Tournament. (Lindsay Chung - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)
Kersley Elementary School students Justine Biller (left, bib 117) and Maya Lemoine cross the finish line Saturday, Feb. 22 during the Hallis Lake Ski Tournament at Hallis Lake Lodge. (Lindsay Chung - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)
Eleven-year-old Layne Fuerstenberg of Kersley Elementary School finishes first in the Group 4 race Saturday, Feb. 22 during the Hallis Lake Ski Tournament. (Lindsay Chung - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)
Five-year-old Maxwell Janischewski of Lakeview nears the finish line Saturday, Feb. 22 during the Hallis Lake Ski Tournament. (Lindsay Chung - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)
Ten-year-old Noah Petersen of École Red Bluff Lhtako Elementary competes Saturday, Feb. 22 during the Hallis Lake Ski Tournament. (Lindsay Chung - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)
Kersley Elementary School students ski in the parade to kick off the 38th annual Hallis Lake Ski Tournament Saturday, Feb. 22 at Hallis Lake Lodge. (Lindsay Chung - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)
Six-year-old Yuki Sturt of École Red Bluff Lhtako Elementary near the finish line on her way to finishing second in her race Saturday, Feb. 22 at the Hallis Lake Ski Tournament. (Lindsay Chung - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)

After finishing second to École Red Bluff Lhtako Elementary last year, Dragon Lake Elementary turned the tables at this year’s 38th annual Hallis Lake Ski Tournament, finishing first with 147 points.

École Red Bluff Lhtako was second with 118 points, followed by Williams Lake in third with 109 points.

Correlieu Secondary School was fourth in the Feb. 22 tournament hosted by the Cariboo Ski Touring Club with 72 points, followed closely by Lakeview Elementary with 70 points. Home School had 60 points, Kersley Elementary finished with 45 points, and Carson Elementary had 27 points.

Fifty-five athletes from Quesnel and Williams Lake, ranging in age from three to 16, competed in the ski tournament.

Individual results are as follows.

DOUBLE CROSS

Group 1 Girls: 1 – Violet Burkey of Williams Lake; 2 – Lily Doyle of Dragon Lake.

Group 1 Boys: 1 – Luke Truman of Lakeview; 2 – Maxwell Janischewski of Lakeview.

Group 2 Girls: 1 – Keirstyn Bohme of Dragon Lake; 2 – Anna Burkey of Williams Lake.

Group 2 Boys: 1 – Max Kovach of Carson; 2 – Tristan Woollends of St. Ann’s and Home School.

Group 3 Girls: 1 – Anja Sales of Dragon Lake; 2 – Irene Hyde of Dragon Lake.

Group 3 Boys: 1 – Carter Bohme of Dragon Lake; 2 – Hayden Booth of Dragon Lake.

Group 4 Girls: 1 – Ella Hyde of Dragon Lake; 2 – Rome Borsato-Stobbe of École Red Bluff Lhtako.

Group 4 Boys: 1 – Oi Moliner Clark of Williams Lake; 2 – Colton Robinson of Home School.

Group 5 Boys: 1 – Isaac Woollends of Correlieu.

Group 6 Girls: 1 – Savannah Robinson of Home School.

Group 6 Boys: 1 – Graham Balkwill of Correlieu; 2 – Reese Hamelin of Correlieu.

SPRINT

Group 5 Girls: 1 – Savannah Robinson of Home School.

Group 5 Boys: 1 – Graham Balkwill of Correlieu; 2 – Isaac Woollends of Correlieu; 3 – Reese Hamelin of Correlieu.

RELAY RACE

1 – École Red Bluff Lhtako; 2 – Williams Lake; 3 – Dragon Lake

TEEN CLASSIC

Teen Girls: 1 – Savannah Robinson of Home School.

Teen Boys: 1 – Graham Balkwill of Correlieu; 2 – Reese Hamelin of Correlieu; 3 – Isaac Woollends of Correlieu

EXPERIENCED CLASSIC

Group 1 Girls: 1 – Violet Burkey of Williams Lake; 2 – Yuki Sturt of École Red Bluff Lhtako; 3 – Tala Leiva-Denby of Williams Lake; 4 – Lily Doyle of Dragon Lake.

Group 1 Boys: 1 – Luke Trueman of Lakeview; 2 – Maxwell Janischewski of Lakeview.

Group 2 Girls: 1 – Nova Booth of Dragon Lake; 2 – Anna Burkey of Williams Lake; 3 – Keirstyn Bohme of Dragon Lake.

Group 2 Boys: 1 – Max Kovach of Carson; 2 – Zinny Jukic of Williams Lake; 3 – Tristan Woollends of St. Ann’s and Home School.

Group 3 Girls: 1 – Anja Sales of Dragon Lake; 2 – Irene Hyde of Dragon Lake; 3 – Friday Borsato-Stobbe of École Red Bluff Lhtako.

Group 3 Boys: 1 – Carter Bohme of Dragon Lake; 2 – Hayden Booth of Dragon Lake; 3 – Elek Kovach of Carson.

Group 4 Girls: 1 – Ella Hyde of Dragon Lake; 2 – Rome Borsato-Stobbe of École Red Bluff Lhtako; 3 – Aubrey Williams of École Red Bluff Lhtako.

Group 4 Boys: 1 – Oi Moliner Clark of Williams Lake; 2 – Colton Robinson of Home School.

BEGINNER CLASSIC

Group 1 Boys: 1 – Grady Janischewski of Lakeview.

Group 2 Girls: 1 – Jayke Petersen of École Red Bluff Lhtako.

Group 3 Boys: 1 – Noah Petersen of École Red Bluff Lhtako; 2 – Jacob Anderson of Kersley.

Group 4 Girls: 1 – Layne Fuerstenberg of Kersley; 2 – Naomi McCart of École Red Bluff Lhtako; 3 – Justine Biller of Kersley;

4 – Maya LeMoine of Kersley.

Group 4 Boys

1 – Hayden Hyshka of École Red Bluff Lhtako.

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