Alaskans represent state well in US Cross Country Skiing Championships

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FAIRBANKS, Alaska - The results are coming in for the freestyle sprints at the U.S. Cross Country Skiing Championships, and the Alaskans are representing the state well.
In the Men's Master/Senior sprints, Reese Hanneman of Alaska Pacific University beat out Kevin Bolger of Sun Valley by point-Oh-eight seconds.
Hanneman finished with a time of three minutes and 11-point-three-three seconds.
Tyler Kornfield of A-P-U took third, while Eric Packer also did it for A-P-U grabbing fifth.
For the women's master/senior sprints, Caitlin Patterson took home first, days after taking first in the 10K race on Wednesday.
Hannah Halvorsen took fifth for A-P-U.
Hanneman says that for him, everything came together at exactly the right time.
Reese Hanneman; Men's Master/Senior Sprints 1st Place>>: "These are kind of the days you dream about, being able to win a national championship at home here, in front of literally hundreds of people who have supported me and cheered me on for years. So it's a huge blessing to be able to deliver on a day like this. I try not to put too much pressure on myself to do it, but it's awesome to be able to come through and just a perfect day of skiing."