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CNISSF snowboarding | Wolverines earn GS win at Alpine Meadows

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Courtesy Harry Lefrak / Lefrak PhotographyNorth Tahoe's Brandon Hayakawa competes in a CNISSF giant slalom race at Alpine Meadows on Monday. View more photos from the race at www.lefrakphotography.com.
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Using a well-balanced performance from its boys and girls squads, the Truckee snowboard team won a CNISSF giant slalom race at Alpine Meadows on Monday.

In the girls race, Nelly Steinhoff of Colfax raced to the individual victory with a two-run combined time of 1:36.1. Drew Bernadett of Nevada Union was second in 1:37.4 and teammate Celine Holland rounded out the top three in 1:39.4.

North Tahoe’s Roxy Schumann finished fourth in 1:46.8 to lead the Lakers, while Truckee’s Nichole Graham was fifth in 1:47.4 and Ruby Wood sixth in 1:48.0.

Truckee’s Sofie Marciel and North Tahoe’s Courtney Peters also posted top-10 finishes, as Marciel was eighth in 1:49.8 and Peters was 10th in 1:53.7.

The Wolverines’ Claire Roberts placed 11th in 1:55.7 and teammate Wynter Lim was 17th (2:00), while the Lakers’ Brie Dubuc was 18th (2:02.6) and Sierra Aildasani 23rd (2:10.9).

The Nevada Union girls took the win ahead of Truckee, posting a score of 1,868 points to Truckee’s 1,852. The North Tahoe girls were third with 1,786 points and were followed by Placer (1,665), Davis (1,644) and Colfax (1,316).

Jacob Peek of Placer won the boys race in a time 1:33.6. Kyle Bryant of Colfax was second in 1:39.0 and Scott Muraki third in 1:41.2.

Ryan Murphy led the Truckee contingent, as he placed fourth in a time of 1:41.5. Teammate Casey Curtis finished ninth in 1:45.3, Colten Roderigue was 16th in 1:49.7, Quinntin Butler 24th in 2:00.2 and Grant Nored-Chafkin 30th in 2:06.2.

The Lakers only had three boys racing. Konrad Przybyslawski led the way with a seventh-place finish in 1:44.8, while Nash Baehr was 19th in 1:53.6 and Brandon Hayakawa was 26th in 2:02.3.

Placer took the boys team win with 1,874 points. Truckee’s boys were second with 1,786 points and were followed by Davis (1,775), Colfax (1,676), Nevada Union (1,664) and North Tahoe (802).

With both their boys and girls finishing second, the Wolverines captured the overall team win with a high score of 3,638 points to Nevada Union’s 3,532. They were followed by Placer (3,539), Davis (3,419), Colfax (2,992) and North Tahoe (2,588).

Find a photo gallery from the race at http://www.lefrakphotography.com.

UP NEXT: The CNISSF state snowboard championships are scheduled for March 4-5 at Mt. Shasta.