The Hastings boys’ alpine ski team took eighth at the state meet Wednesday in Biwabik with 67 points. As individuals, Aaron Herber took 37th with a combined time of 1 minute, 18.91 seconds, Thomas Karnick finished 60th in 1:23.57 and Caleb Kimmes placed 67th (1:33.25). Sam Molitor took 71st with a time of 1:36.94, Charles Millhollin finished 78th in 1:52.28 and Jackson Reents did not finish. Abbigail Pelava represented the girls’ alpine team and took 51st with a time of 1:25.53.
The state nordic ski meet was moved back a day due to frigid temperatures and took place on Friday, Feb. 14. Trevor Caflisch, Linnea Urban and Emma Bratvold all represented the Raiders. Caflisch took 48th overall with a combined pursuit time of 31:17.8 for the boys while Urban finished 16th in 35:43.7 and Bratvold placed 42nd (36:54.0).