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Northstar: Thursday XC Mt. Bike Race Series concludes

Sierra Sun staff reports

Photo courtesy of NorthstarTahoe Donner's Paul Zarubin took first in the Men's Sport 45 and Over class by only two points.

After nine weeks of competition, the Thursday Evening Cross Country Mountain Bike Race Series has come to a close with the last race on Aug. 19. Below are the individual race results and the series results.

Some notable victories were the close race in the Men’s Sport 45 and Over class between Steve Miller, Paul Falvey and Paul Zarubin. Zarubin, a Tahoe Donner resident, ended up taking 1st by only two points.

Also, the Men’s Sport 35-44 class featured a close race between Northstar’s own Gary Morgan and Jeff Griffo of Homewood. Morgan edged Griffo by two points as well. The series winners are determined by an individual’s top five finishes out of nine races.

(Northstar-at-Tahoe, June 23-Aug. 19)

Name—Best 5—Place

Wyatt Honse 46 1

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Wayne Smith 44 2

Robert Wassmer 50 1

Ray Ray Williams 26 2

– Men Sport 14-17

Jason Boutte 48 1

Justin Boutte 34 2

Steven Alders 21 3

– Men Sport 18-26

Eli Harris 44 1

Ben Ragains 44 2

Chris Collins 32 3

Chris Griffo 28 4

– Men Sport 27-34

Doug Moore 48 1

Aaron Breitbard 34 2

Troy Groves 32 3

Josh Chauvet 21 4

Roman Stowell 16 5

Mark Bartley 9 6

– Men Sport 35-44

Gary Morgan 46 1

Jeff Griffo 44 2

David Emery 34 3

David Bright 31 4

Mike Henry 21 5

Pete Rissler 17 6

Paul Scola 8 7

Robert Wassmer Sr. 5 8

– Men Sport 45 and Over

Paul Zarubin 48 1

Paul Falvey 46 2

Steve Miller 42 3

Tom Wood 19 4

Paul Lachenschlager 16 5

Jim Carlson 11 6

Dave Martini 11 7

Andy Smith 10 8

Edward Cruz 5 9

Dave Alders 5 10

– Men Beginner

Bob Weir 50 1

Steven Alders 19 2

Bill Funicella 14 3

– Men Expert

Scott Fifield 50 1

Bryan Alders 42 2

Scott Vaughn 20 3

Mathew Chymouth 19 4

Mario Gallardo 18 5

Scott Philips 16 6

Will Temple 10 7

Dave Noble 4 8

– Women Beginner

Dora Weir 50 1

Nova Lance-Seghi 42 2

Kristi Young 28 3

– Women Expert

Heather Svahn 50 1

Rebeca Schmidt 40 2

Ankie Troliegard 38 3

Amber Shellhammer 18 4

– Women Sport

Christina Stark 50 1

Danielle Graffo 42 2

Susan Hughes 38 3

Alex Vanderhoff 29 4