Four from GLSA honored in region

MARQUETTE – Four Marquette-area skiers from the Great Lakes Ski Academy were named U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association Region 2 overall champions for the season.

Ten skiers in all from earned this honor in the five-state region, which includes the Upper Peninsula, Wisconsin, Illinois, Missouri and eastern Iowa.

Those named are Luke Johnson, boys under-18-year-old division; Gabby Gencheff, girls U-18; Brad Seaborg, boys U-16; and Aaron Grzelak, boys U-12.

Overall champions were named based on compiling the most points from about a half-dozen races using the World Cup point system.

The awards were presented during the GLSA’s annual banquet in May.

The GLSA’s head ski coach is Wendy Maas.