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Top Minnesota boys' and girls' Alpine skiers, teams to watch in shortened 2021 season

By RON HAGGSTROM, Star Tribune , 01/12/21, 5:45PM CST


Competition resumes as soon as Thursday with COVID-19 restrictions on fans and the possibility of having state meets.

Adam Berghult of Edina competed in the 2020 Alpine skiing state meet at Giants Ridge in Biwabik. Star Tribune file photos by Brian Peterson

With limited fans and athletes in most sports wearing masks during competition, Minnesota high school winter sports resume with games and meets starting Thursday. Seasons will be condensed, with fewer games, owing to the pandemic, but there’s still hope of state tournaments.

Top 10 boys' Alpine skiers, five teams to watch

Adam Berghult, Edina, junior
Luc Bollback, Park of Cottage Grove, junior
Adam Gaertner, Stillwater, senior
Tanner Hopkins, Edina, senior
Cash Jaeger, Stillwater, freshman
Austin Johnson, Stillwater, senior
Oliver Mueller, Minneapolis Roosevelt, senior
Joshua Nelson, West Lutheran, sophomore
William Nida, Lakeville South, senior
Kyle Wentworth, Lakeville South, senior

Top five teams
1. Stillwater
2. Lakeville South
3. Edina
4. Minnetonka
5. St. Thomas Academy

Top 10 girls' Alpine skiers, five teams to watch

Cordelia Sherwood of Orono competed in the 2020 state meet.

Maggie Blanding, White Bear Lake, junior
Kyler Burrows, Orono, senior
Ashley George, Prior Lake, senior
Cierra Karels, Cambridge-Isanti, senior
Marta Pendergast, Wayzata, senior
Ava Pihlstrom, Blake, junior
Peyton Servais, Lakeville North, senior
Cordelia Sherwood, Orono, senior
Grace Torgeson, Minnehaha Academy, junior
Isabelle Wolpert, St. Paul Academy, senior

Top five teams
1. Lakeville North
2. Orono
3. Edina
4. Hill-Murray
5. Minnetonka


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