North Tahoe’s Percy, Truckee’s Kuch capture wins in snowboard opener

Truckee’s Tanner Kuch races to a first-place finish at Alpine Meadows on Monday.
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The high school snowboarding season got underway Monday with a round of slalom racing at Alpine Meadows.

North Tahoe’s Hannah Percy led the Lady Lakers to a team win, capturing first place by more than a second with a combined time of 1 minute, 41.96 seconds. Alex Bumann was fourth for the Lakers with a total time of 1:47.21, and Lucia Vail was 10th with a total time of 2:02.31 to round out the team’s top-10 finishers.

The Truckee girls finished in fifth place as a team with just three riders. Bryce Manning led the Wolverines with a total time of 1:47.18 to claim third place. Ellery Manning was fifth place for Truckee, finishing with a combined time of 1:50.20.

The Truckee boys rode to first place as a team. Tanner Kuch led the Wolverines, capturing first place with a combined time of 1:44.23. Damon Parisi was third for Truckee with a total time of 1:45.29, followed by Ezra Adams in sixth place with a total time of 1:51.54.

Tavo Sadeg led the Lakers with a second-place finish behind a combined time of 1:44.92. Teammate Logan Carter was eighth place with a total time of 1:52.56. As a team, North Tahoe finished in fourth place.

Editor’s Note: Tahoe Truckee Unified School District has suspended extracurricular activities due to the increase of COVID-19 cases. For more information, please see Tahoe Truckee Unified School District suspends extracurricular activities

Justin Scacco is a staff writer with the Sierra Sun. He can be reached at

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