2018 - Pre-season Activities:
2018 Season Parent/Athlete Information Sessions
April 24 7pm Twin Oaks Media Center
April 26 7pm PLHS Lecture Hall
Attend either session for team and registration details, sign up and Q&A
Spring/Summer Youth MTB Ninja Camp:
Intro to Mountain Biking for 3rd to 6th graders, run by High School MTB Athletes/Coaches. Four sessions, each Wed Evening in June
Registration and details available here
Captains Practices begin May 2018 (after info sessions)
Season officially begins July 1 thru Oct 29
2018 Race Dates (Tentative):
8/26 – Austin, MN – SPAM trail
9/9 – Lake Rebecca
9/16 – Rochester, MN Game Haven
9/30 – Detroit Mountain
10/7 – Welch Mountain, Welch, MN
10/14 – Spirit Mt, Duluth, MN
10/27-28 – Mt. Kato (2 day event - state championship)
State Championship MTB Race in Mankato
The Prior Lake High School mountain bike team ended their season with top finishes at the State Championship finals Oct. 28-29 at Mt. Kato in Mankato, Minn. It was the final race in the Minnesota High School Cycling League 2017-2018 season.
Calvin Sandberg, a sophomore, won the varsity boys championship title, capping a season that included three first-place finishes and two second-place finishes. Senior Ellie Pfeiffer finished ninth in the varsity girls’ category.
Freshman Tom Beyer won the JV3 boys category to complete an undefeated
season in the class. Other Laker finishers in the JV3 boys class included Luke Larson (18 th ), Gabe Czajkowski (27 th ), Peter Braun (37 th ) and Avery Abney (75 th ) Clarissa Wegener turned in her best race of the season to finish 8th the JV2 girls category. Grady Hall was the top Laker finisher in the JV2 Boys category with an 18 th place. He was joined by Sam Yotter (23 rd ), Dillon Flamm (35 th ), Elliot Erdahl (49 th ), Devin Schmitz (59 th ), Marco Valdivia (97 th ), Josh Langhorst (140 th ) and Jaden Briggs (146 th ). Freshman Josephine Reed finished 13 th in the freshman girls race, with teammate Maria Braun taking 17th . Tyson Handevidt finished 20 th in the freshman boys race. Other finishers included Gavin Czajkowski (54th), Bryce Moore (112 th ), Jackson Pettes (169 th ) and Ethan Witt (176 th ). Prior Lake Middle School racers also delivered strong results at the State Championships. Adam Easton led the 8 th grade boys class with a 19 th overall finish. He was joined by Caleb Riegle (51 st ), Tyler Miernicki (53 rd ), Ty Sandell (68 th), Jackson Halvorson (84 th ) and Conor Hurley (129 th ). Brady Thompson (39 th ) was the top finishing Laker in the 7 th grade boys class. Collin Terrell finished 42 nd , with Connor Moore in 54 th . Gabrielle Matthews finished 14 th in the 8 th grade girls event, with teammate Adrienne Zollman finishing 17 th . Jaiden Zollman was the top-finishing laker in the middle school categories, taking 6 th overall in the 7 th grade girls class.