The DHS Eagles participated in the NWOSSA Nordic Ski championship on Wednesday. The Eagles had a great showing on a very cold February day.
In the Senior Boys (6 km – shortened due to weather), third place was taken Kjell Schmidt, Nathan Mallyon took fifth and Garrett Lindquist finished in seventh place. First place was taken by Eric Lockhart of Beaver Brae High School, and second was Nicholas Dumontier of Red Lake District High School.
Candace Glowa took third in the Senior Girls 5 km. Manon Magnon of Beaver Brae took first, and Katie Dennis of St. Thomas Aquinas High School was third.
In the Junior Boys 5 km, Eric Schmidt took first place. Erik Larson of Atikokan High School came in second and DHS skiers rounded out the rest of the standings: 3. Adrian Lizzzi – Dryden High School, 4. JC Ogilvie-Burke - Dryden High School, 5. Brayden Davis - Dryden High School, 6. Dylan Cuyler – Dryden High School, 7. Nevin Mallyon – Dryden High School.
There was also a 3 km race for Grade 7 and 8’s. Mike Hodgkinson from Pinewood School placed third.