2022 Ski Season Wrap-Up
 
The Mercy Ski Team hosted and competed in the Division 1, Region 3 Championship at Mt. Brighton on February 17th. The Mercy Ski Team fought hard for a frustrating and difficult 4th place finish, narrowly missing the cut to qualify as a team for States. In the morning Slalom session, Junior Mikaela Williams led the team with a third place finish. Miki was supported by Hatcher (11), Koehler (30), and Langley (31). In GS, Miki led the team again with a second place finish. She was supported by Langley (23), Hand (37), and Koehler (50).
 

The Mercy Ski Team competed in the Mt. Brighton High School Ski Association Championships. The championship pitted Mercy against tough competition from every team they competed against throughout the regular season. Mercy placed third with 107 points, behind Brighton (66) and Bimingham (87). In Slalom, Mercy was led by Junior Mikaela Williams, who finished fourth overall. Mikaela was supported by Hatcher (6), Koehler (21), and Crane (28). In GS, Mercy was led by Senior Sadie MillerWright, who took 2nd overall. Sadie was accompanied by Wiliams (7), Hatcher (11), and Koehler (28).

The Mercy Ski Team competed in the Catholic League Championships at Mt. Brighton on February 7th. Facing tough competition from Cranbrook-Kingswood, and Marian, the Marlins came away with a second place finish with a total of 48 points. Placing closely behind Marian, who had 43 points. Mercy was led by the 2022 CHSL Slalom Champion Mikaela Williams, Hatcher (4), MillerWright (5), and Langley (14). In GS, Mercy was led by Mikaela WIlliams (2), MillerWright (3), Hatcher (6), and Langley (13). The team was supported by Koehler, Lampi, Hand, and Crane.
 

The Mercy Ski Team defeated the Charyl Stockwell Prep Ski Team in Giant Slalom. Senior Sadie MillerWright led the team with a first place finish. Sadie was supported by Williams (3), Hatcher (4) and Langley (5). The team improved to 6-1 on the season, and is neck and neck with the Brighton Ski Team for the best record in the league. The final race of the regular season is next Tuesday, 2/1 in Slalom.

Mercy swept the Farmington Ski Team and continued their winning streak, improving to 5-1, on Tuesday's Slalom Race. The team was led by Junior Mikaela Williams, who placed first. Mikaela (also known as Miki) was supported by MillerWright (2), Hatcher (3), and Langley (4). Close behind were Swords (5) and Koehler (9). This result bodes well for the upcoming post-season. Mercy competes in the Divisional Championship on 2/10, and Regionals on 2/17.

The Mercy Ski Team took down Northville last night by a score of 13-25. Mercy has won the last 4 races since falling to Brighton in the opening race, moving to 4-1 overall. Senior Sadie MillerWright led the team with a first place finish. She was supported by Williams (2), Hatcher (3), and Langley (7). The team looks to continue the upward trend with a strong training camp this weekend at Shanty Creek. 

The Mercy Ski Team defeated the Okemos Ski team by a score of 16-24. The Team moves to 3-1 on the season. Mercy was led by Senior Captain Sadie MillerWright, who took second-place. MillerWright was supported by Hatcher (3), Langley (5) and Koehler (6), who all stepped up in the tough conditions. Mercy faces off against Northville tonight in GS and looks to improve their record.
 
The Mercy Ski Team opened their 2022 season with a difficult matchup against a strong Brighton team. The Team fell to Brighton with a score of 16-20. 
 
Leading the team with a second place finish was Senior Sadie MiIllerWright, followed by Williams (3), Langley (7) and Hand (8). Great efforts were made by all racers including many of our newcomers. 
 

From Coach Gable:

Congratulations to our Mercy Skiers on bringing home the Catholic League Runner-up trophy.

Skiing their best slalom of the season, the Marlins trailed Kingswood in a close 21-28 score.

Leading the way & taking top 10 honors were Lamphier (4), Williams (5), MillerWright (6) & Kozal (13)

Ruffing, Crowley, Hatcher & McGrail followed up 15-18 positions.

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