BIWABIK -- Five area skiers hit the slopes at today's (Wednesday) State Alpine down-hill Ski meet at Giants Ridge Ski Resort in Biwabik.

On the boys side Charlie Stuck, a junior skier for the St. Cloud Breakaways, took 42nd place out of 88 racers. He finished with a total time of 1:16.71 (39.44 in the Red race and 37.30 in the Blue race).

Sophomore Nate Hilbert took 82nd out of 88 racers, while 8th grader Austin Stolt finished 86th out of 88 racers.

As for the girl ski results, Rocori Junior Leah Wimmer finished 45th out of 88 racers. She finished with a total time of 1:24.83 (43.19 in the Red race and 41.64 in the Blue race).

Victoria Heinen, a junior at Sauk Rapids-Rice, finished 48th out of 88 racers with a total time of 1:25.42 (43.55 in the Red race and 41.87 in the Blue race)

The St. Cloud area will have 18 skiers competing tomorrow (Thursday) at the state Nordic ski meet.