Nordic racing: Meng, Reid win 10th Mountain Division Biathlon | SierraSun.com

Nordic racing: Meng, Reid win 10th Mountain Division Biathlon

Sun Staff report

Austin Meng and Joanne Reid finished 1-2 in the 10th Mountain Division Biathlon at Northstar XC on Sunday.

A total of 72 skiers ages 10 to 69 participated between the 9- and 5-kilometer races.

Meng won the 9K event with a time of 26:58.5, while Reid topped the women’s field and finished second overall with a mark of 27:20.8. Jeff Schloss rounded out the top three in 27:38, and was followed by Adele Epsy (29:12.1), who was fourth overall and second among women, and Eliska Hajkova (30:22.6), who took fifth overall and third in the women’s field. Donatas Ereminas (30:29.6) was the third male racer and sixth overall.

In the 5K, Skyler Mullings took first with a time of 19:35.8. Evan Vomund was second in 19:55.7, while Skyler Flora finished first among female racers and third overall with a time of 20:27.7.