MILWAUKEE — Will Silk and Hanna Kluck of Butte each placed fifth in their divisions over the weekend at the National Long Track Age Group Speed Skating Championships at the Pettit National Ice Center.
Both skaters competed in the Junior D division, which is for athletes in the 11-12 age group.
Silk placed fourth in the 500-meter race, fifth in the 300 and 600 and sixth in the 400. Kluck placed fourth in the 500 and 300, fifth in the 400, sixth in the 800 and seventh in the 600.
The racers had to reach qualifying standards to compete in the national meet.
Click here for meet results.