MT. SPOKANE — Leavenworth Winter Sports Club cross country skiers Blakely Brown and Nate Wells qualified for for the Pacific Northwest Ski Association Junior National cross country ski team last weekend at Mount Spokane.
Wells, who competed in the J2 group (ages 14-15), took first in Saturday’s five-kilometer classic race and second in Sunday’s five-kilometer skate race.
Brown placed sixth in the J1 group (ages 16-17) in the 10-kilometer classic technique race Saturday and seventh in the 10-kilometer skate technique race.
The duo will join teammates Ivy Spiegel Ostrom and Lydia Youkey, who qualified in earlier races, at Junior Nationals in Fairbanks, Alaska, from March 9-16.