Sierra race teams preform through mid-season races
Aiden Danagher pulled in a 2nd place finish with a total time of 1:25.01 on Lower Powderhorn, just 1.98 seconds behind Alpine Meadows’ Christopher Raczek for the boys 9/10. Aiden’s best finish of the year so far. Weston Swift also turned in a solid performance with a combined 1:33.06 for a 6th place finish, followed by Luca Seibulescu with a 14th place finish.
The boys 11/12 group was lead by Stephan Drugan who earned a 1st place finish with a combined time of 1:47.92, followed by Jerod King with an 8th place finish, and Max Schweitzer in 11th. The girls 11/12 group was dominated by Sinead Danagher who earned 1st place with a 1:44.66, followed by teammate Rosemarie McDonough with a 10th place finish.
For the boys 15 & older group, Reid Lambres lead the pack on the Clipper run by winning both runs, earning a combined time of 1:33.37, followed by Matthew Murray with 1.43.38 earning 4th.
In the girls 15 & older, Kailey Killeen earned a top five in 5th with a total time of 1:59.30.
For the boys 13/14, Tyler Cottrill put together two strong runs to earn top of the podium with a combined time of 1:36.58 followed by teammate Alec Lambres 6.46 seconds behind.
Other strong finishes included Alex Murray capping 6th, Grant Swift taking 8th, Bryce Kortge grabbing 9th, and Samuel Neill taking 11th.
The girls 13/14 group was lead by Katie Sears whose two strong runs earned a 1st place finish with a combined time of 1:40.51, finishing 2.84 and 3.23 seconds ahead of Alpine Meadows and Kirkwood racers.
In the boys 11/12 group, Stephan Drugan put together a couple strong runs in the dual slalom, tough course at Sugar Bowl to earn a 5th place finish, followed by Max Schweitzer in 21st, and Jerod King 24th.
For the girls 11/12 group, Rosemarie McDonough led the team with an 8th place finish, followed by Marina Neill in 20th.
In the boys 13/14 group, Tyler Cottrill had two strong runs to earn 1st place with a combined two run total of 1:29.83, followed by teammate Samuel Neill in 3rd with a combined 1:41.20, Alex Murray 4th with 1:42.28, and Grant Swift 8th with 1.44.86.
For the girls, Katie Sears had some tough competition earning 6th with a combined 1:42.20.
For the boys 15 & older group, Sierra’s Reid Lambres earned top honors with a combined 1:25.70 with teammate Matthew Murray in 4th with a combined 1:37.27.
On March 6th, the Sierra-at-Tahoe Alpine Race Team will be competing at Sierra-at-Tahoe (weather pending) with the 10 & under kids racing on Lower Powderhorn while the 11 & older kids will be racing down Clipper.
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