Matt Young Wins NHIAA Meet of Champions, Mary Kretchmer Places Second in the Girls Race
February 23, 2015
Bretton Woods, NH – Feb. 21, 2015 – Gunstock Nordic Association – Sometimes cross-country ski racing can present many challenges—including achieving your peak fitness for the event, race strategy, maintaining good technique, and having fast skis. In last weekend’s NH Meet of Champions everything came to plan for GNA skiers—who raced to their best results of the year against one of the strongest fields of New Hampshire high school skiers. In the boy’s race Matt Young won both the 10k classic (27:48.8) and 2k freestyle sprint (4:48.8). In the girls race Mary Kretchmer who skis for Kingswood High School took second in both the 10k classic (34:27.7) and 2k freestyle sprint (5:36).
Other notable GNA finishers include: Mark Young placed 6th in the classic race and 9th in the freestyle sprint. Ryan LaFrance placed 16th in the classic race and 21st in the freestyle sprint.