Gremlins 2nd at Mont Ripley meet

HOUGHTON — The Houghton High School boys and girls ski teams took second in a meet at Mont Ripley on Tuesday.

The Gremlins finished behind Marquette in both boys and girls. Ironwood and Norway filled out third and fourth place in the boys. The girls consisted only of Houghton and Marquette.

Reed Heathman posted Houghton’s only first-place finish in the giant slalom with a time of 1:05.15.

Heathman (1:21.91) took second behind Marquette’s Aaron Greziak (1:20.06) in the slalom.

Lydia Salmi was Houghton’s top finisher in the giant slalom in fifth place with a time of 1:20.27. Marquette’s Ainsley Kirk was first with a time of 1:06.53.

Salmi was third in the slalom with a time of 1:33.93. Kirk took another first with a time of 1:25.43.