On the heels of winning the KLAA championships the Milford girls ski team continued its fantastic tournament run by capturing the regional championship with a convincing victory. The regional’s top 10 individuals and top three teams earn the right to compete at the state championships.
In slalom, Natalie Kerwin captured the regional individual crown. Freshman Morgan Watts continued a remarkable campaign with a third-place finish, while senior Maria Meyer was fourth. Sophomore Jordan Misaros claimed 15th, while senior Marie DeAgostino finished 36th and Ayliffe Allen 64th.
In giant slalom, Kerwin was runner-up after a very close contest. Meyer continued her great season in fifth, Watts was seventh, Misaros ninth and senior Miranda Minor 32nd.
For the boys slalom, Corey Brush earned fifth, Nathan Punches 43rd, Alex Staman 46th , Billy Bailey 48th, Nate Camelleri 53rd and Nolan Bailey 68th.
In giant slalom, Brush was again fifth. Rounding out the team were Nolan Bailey in 50th, Staman 61st, Billy Bailey 62nd, Punches 68th and Camelleri 73rd.
The teams next compete in the SEMSL Championships at Pine Knob, with the entire girls team going and Brush for the boys. It is then off to the state championships Feb. 23 at Boyne Highlands as they try to bring home a championship for Milford High School.
The teams competed Feb. 9 in the Kensington Lakes Athletic Association Championships at Mt. Brighton. It was a cold day with harsh conditions, but several individual and team results were realized.
Brush came out on top in giant slalom with an individual championship. Staman placed 33rd, Nolan Bailey 40th, Billy Bailey 48th, Punches 49th and Camelleri 58th.
In slalom, Brush just missed a dual championship with a runner-up finish. Staman earned 30th, Billy Bailey 38th, Nolan Bailey 42nd, Cammelleri 49th and Punches 62nd.
Overall, the boys finished in seventh place.
The Milford girls placed three in the top 10 of both events to take the team title.
In giant slalom, Kerwin was second, Watts fourth, Meyer seventh, Jordan Misaros 18th.
Kerwin was again second in slalom, followed by Watts in fifth, Meyer in seventh and DeAgostino in 34th.