There were no podium-toppers from North Central Washington on the final day of the US Cross Country Ski Junior Nationals in Fairbanks yesterday…

US Cross Country Skiing Junior National 03-17-23

Leavenworth native Derek Richardson was the best finisher of the Mass Start Freestyle event yesterday, finishing 20th in the 15-k event in the U-20 category.

The Plain Valley and Methow Valley Nordic Teams were well-represented over the four-day event, with two National Champions in Richardson and Wenatchee’s Quinten Koch.