Submitted by Katie DiDonato
The Holiday Valley Freestyle Team had a great week at Junior Nationals in Sun Valley, ID.
Lauryn Socha, ranked 22nd in the North East for juniors, finished 26th in single moguls and received a medal for finishing 3rd in her age group.
Nick DiDonato, ranked 11th in the North East for Juniors, came in 22nd in single moguls and podiumed with a 4th place finish in duals.
Matt DiDonato, ranked 18th in the North East For Juniors, finished 36th in single moguls and 17th in duals.
There were several skiers from HoliMont that went to Junior Nationals as well.
Lexi Crotty, ranked 17th in the North East For Juniors, came in 13th in single moguls (did not compete in duals).
Elissa Cole, ranked 5th in the North East for Juniors, came in 19th in single moguls and 9th in duals.
Bubba Antkiewicz, ranked 6th in the North East for Juniors, came in 16th in single moguls and 17th in duals.
Marissa Vasatka, ranked 16th in the North East, came in 9th in single moguls (did not compete in duals).
Moving on to this week’s US Freestyle National Championship in Steamboat, CO, where they will compete along with US Ski Team members are:
Nick DiDonato, ranked 65th in the US
Bubba Antewicz, ranked 56th in the US
Lexi Crotty, ranked 80th in the US
Elissa Cole, ranked 58th in the US
Congratulations to all the athletes representing Ellicottville in this national competition!