Steamboat girls Nordic team place 4th in classic race; boys finish 5th


— The Steamboat Springs High School girls Nordic team finished fourth and the boys finished fifth Saturday at a 5-kilometer classic race in Aspen.

The girls team again was led by Martha Anderson, who finished ninth. Sarah White was 20th, and Lesley Myller was 30th.

On the boys side, Jake Barker was the top Sailors finisher in 15th. Alex Schaffer was 28th.

The event marked the final regular season event for Steamboat. The team left Wednesday for the state ski meet in Minturn.

Steamboat competes at 3:30 p.m. Thursday in a mass-start skate race. The team then competes at 3:30 p.m. Friday in a classic race individual start.

To reach Luke Graham, call 970-871-4229 or email


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