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January 22, 2014
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CNISSF snowboard racing | Curtis, Graham lead Wolverines at Boreal

Truckee’s Casey Curtis and Nichole Graham led the Wolverines with third-place finishes in the second CNISSF slalom race at Boreal on Monday.

Casey posted a time of 41.28 seconds to Colfax winner Kyle Bryant’s 39.7, while Graham posted a time of 47.32 to Nevada Union winner Celine Holland’s 40.63. Holland also won the opening race at Sugar Bowl the week prior.

In the varsity boys race, Truckee’s Quinntin Butler (45.55) finished seventh and North Tahoe’s Brandon Hayakawa (46.04) was eighth.

Truckee’s Claire Roberts, who was runner-up in the first race, was the next Truckee finisher after Graham, placing fifth in 48.27. Sofie Maciel of Truckee was ninth in 56.58.

In the first race, held Jan. 13, Truckee’s Ryan Murphy captured the victory in a field of 52 varsity boys.

The Wolverines are third in the overall (boys and girls) league standings with 1,366 points. Placer leads the way with 1,466 points, and Davis is second with 1,411. Nevada Union (1,323) is fourth, followed by Colfax (1,249) and North Tahoe (603).

Next on the high school snowboard racing schedule is a giant slalom at Northstar on Monday, Jan. 27.


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Tahoe Daily Tribune Updated Jan 30, 2014 10:08AM Published Jan 27, 2014 03:21PM Copyright 2014 Tahoe Daily Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.