Nordics earn pair of medals

Red Deer Nordic members earned a pair of medals in the cross-country ski relays of the Alberta Winter Games which concluded Sunday in the Spruce Grove area.

Red Deer Nordic members earned a pair of medals in the cross-country ski relays of the Alberta Winter Games which concluded Sunday in the Spruce Grove area.

The midget girls team of Kate Marr-Laing, Bailey Johnson and Claire Espey struck silver while the juvenile girls crew of Emily Rittammer, Anna Zimmerman and Megan Johnson settled for bronze. The juvenile boys contingent of Chris Marr-Laing, Devin Chambers and Brad Saunders finished fourth, just nine seconds out of third.

In the skate sprint competion, Saunders — who the previous weekend took top honours in the biathlon provincials at Canmore — won bronze in the juvenile boys 800 metres event.

The Red Deer Nordic classic individual top-10 results are as follows:

Juvenile boys 5km — Devin Chambers, sixth; Brad Saunders, 10th; juvenile girls 5km — Anna Zimmerman seventh, Megan Johnson 10th;

midget boys 3km — Dallas Zimmerman seventh; midget girls 3km — Kate Marr-Laing eighth; Claire Espey ninth; Bailey Johnson 10th; mini midget boys 2.5km — Benjamin Eggink 10th.

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