Sandy Creek’s Cheney Advances to State Cross-Country Ski Competition

Emily Cheney, a junior at Sandy Creek High School will advance to the Cross Country Ski State Championships at Mount Van Hoevenberg outside of Lake Placid on Feb. 23 and 24.

 Emily Cheney competes in a Cross-Country Ski competition. Cheney advances to the Cross Country Ski State Championship on Feb. 23 and 24.
Emily Cheney competes in a Cross-Country Ski competition. Cheney advances to the Cross Country Ski State Championship on Feb. 23 and 24.

Cheney is a member of the combined Sandy Creek/Camden Cross Country Ski team.

She led the team to a third place finish in Sectionals at Holland Patent on Feb. 12.

Cheney has qualified for the state competition every year since she was in eighth grade.

The team is coached by John Cheney.

 

 

State qualifying athletes from Section III are pictured following the finals held at Holland Patent on Feb. 12. Emily Cheney, a junior from Sandy Creek who is a member of the combined Sandy Creek/Camden Cross-Country Ski team is pictured in back, third from right.
State qualifying athletes from Section III are pictured following the finals held at Holland Patent on Feb. 12. Emily Cheney, a junior from Sandy Creek who is a member of the combined Sandy Creek/Camden Cross-Country Ski team is pictured in back, third from right.