The annual SEMSL meet was held Tuesday afternoon in chilly conditions at Pine Knob.
While team honors went to Milford (girls with 77 points) and Holly-Oxford (boys with 70 points), the Bloomfield Hills boys and girls teams placed among the top three. The Black Hawk boys won a tie-breaker with Rochester Adams to take runner-up honors (77.5 points) and the girls finished third, just a point behind Lake Orion (97-98).
Brother Rice placed fifth overall and Marian fourth.
In the boys races, Gregory Aikens of Cranbrook Kingswood, an individual qualifier, won the slalom competition with a combined time of 43.89. He finished first in both runs. Bloomfield Hills senior JT Stewart was second in the slalom with a time of 44.04. Aikens also took fourth in the giant slalom in 32.97.
In the giant slalom, JT Stewart won in a combined time of 31.70. Lars Joergens-Koka from Holly-Oxford and Robbie Cort from Birmingham Brother Rice were second and third in the GS with respective times of 32.51 and 32.61.
Bloomfield’s Ryan Stewart also had a strong day on the slopes, finishing fourth in the slalom (45.14) and seventh in the giant slalom (33.35).
Brother Rice’s Daniel Lunghamer (12th in slalom), Bloomfield’s Colton Cornwell (13th in slalom) and Country Day individual qualifier Wade Lorimer (13th in giant slalom) placed among the top 15 in their respective races.
Fenton standout Zoe Weinberg captured top honors in both the girls slalom (48.19) and giant slalom (34.18) races.
In the giant slalom, Cranbrook qualifier Claire Brophy, Bloomfield’s Grace Dillon and Marian’s Breanna Lunghamer were second, third and fourth, respectively.
Marian’s Paige Weymouth (third in slalom, seventh in giant slalom), Lunghamer (fifth in slalom), Brophy (eighth in slalom), Dillon (10th in slalom) and Bloomfield’s Siena Beattie (12th in slalom, 11th in giant slalom) were other Eccentric-area skiers with top-15 finishes.