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Harris finishes strong in Italian J3 races

Tribune staff report

South Lake Tahoe slalom skier Marty Harris, 14, a member of the Heavenly Ski Foundation, finished 15th at the J3 42nd Trofeo Topolino Races in Pinzolo, Italy over the weekend.

Harris ran the slalom with a time of 1 minute, 10.54 seconds. The boys’ slalom last Friday was won by Matthias Feikchtner of Austria with a time of 1:06.47, followed by countryman Bernhard Graf with 1:07.89 and Niko Harmanen of Finland with 1:08.07. Eric Davis of Dillon, Colo., finished in 10th place as the top U.S. finisher in the event.

In the girls’ giant slalom on Saturday, Incline Village’s Amy Harris finished 23rd. Harris is a member of the Diamond Peak Race Team.

Nina Tipotsch of Norway won the division with a time of 1:04.46, followed by Nina Mihovlic of Slovenia at 1:05.45 and Camilla Borsotti of Italy in third at 1:05.65. Lindsay Cone of East Burke, Vt. was the highest U.S. finisher in eighth place.