Mountain Biking Caps Off Inaugural Season With First Place Finish At Trek Trails To Capture 2023 WICL Team Title

Mountain Biking Caps Off Inaugural Season With First Place Finish At Trek Trails To Capture 2023 WICL Team Title

This past weekend (October 21-22), the MSHS Mountain Biking Team traveled to Waterloo, Wisconsin to compete in their final race of the 2023 Wisconsin Interscholastic Cycling League (WICL) schedule that was hosted at Trek Trails.

Marquette capped off a perfect season as their first place finish not only marked their fifth team victory in as many competitions, but it also ensured that the group came away with the 2023 WICL Division 1 Team Championship in the cumulative series standings.

After earning her third consecutive first place finish in the Division 1 Girls Varsity standings, Sam Paternoster earned the individual overall series championship.  The Division 1 Boys Varsity series totals saw Corbin Grim finish second overall and Ian Kangas in 15th place.

Top-10 Team Scores (30 total participating teams) – WICL Division 1 – Race #5 at Trek Trails:

  1. Marquette – 4050
  2. SPASH – 3825
  3. Madison West – 3823
  4. Hayward – 3793
  5. Verona – 3524
  6. Sauk Prairie – 3464
  7. Eau Claire Memorial – 3227
  8. Shorewood – 2982
  9. Lake Mills -2921
  10. Waunakee – 2915

Click here for full team results from WICL Race #5 at Trek Trails.

Top Performances From MSHS:

  • Girls VarsitySam Paternoster (1st Place)
  • Boys VarsityCorbin Grim (2nd Place), Ian Kangas (17th Place)
  • JV II GirlsAlexa Whaley (4th Place)
  • JV III BoysAJ Kangas (2nd Place), James Uchytil (4th Place), Olin Slette (5th Place)
  • Freshman GirlsEmmalyn Verardi (6th Place)

Click here for full individual race results from the WICL Race #5 at Trek Trails.

2023 WICL Division 1 Team Standings – Overall Series (30 total teams)

  1. Marquette – 20426
  2. SPASH – 19621
  3. Madison West – 19478
  4. Hayward – 18929
  5. Verona – 17799

Click here for full 2023 WICL Overall Series Team Scores