Prep Alpine skiing: Girls lead Truckee to another win
Truckee further extended its overall lead in the Tahoe Basin Ski League with another first-place finish at Heavenly this past Thursday.
The Wolverines took the top spot in the slalom race with 338 points between their boys and girls teams, while South Tahoe finished second with 322 points and North Tahoe third with 303. The same three teams are 1-2-3 in the season standings ” Truckee with 29 points, South Tahoe with 25 and North Tahoe with 21.
Truckee and North Tahoe finished first and second, respectively, in dominant fashion in the girls’ race, taking eight of the top 10 spots. South Tahoe’s girls took third.
Truckee’s Shelby Macrorie captured first place individually with a time of 58.52 between her two runs. North Tahoe’s Tenaya Driller placed second with a time of 1:00.44 and Truckee’s Siri Raustein was third in 1:03.91.
Raustein was followed by Truckee teammates Hanna Casares in fourth, Allison Gerrard in sixth, Whitney Reed eighth, Melissa Popnoe 18th, Shawn Robb 24th and Hillary Robb 25th.
Kelsey Wittels took fifth for the Lakers and was trailed by teammates Nikki Caravelli in sixth, Callie Tomlinson 11th, Adrienne Ash 14th, Charlotte Henn 19th, Jana Lane 20th and Christina Lane 21st.
On the boys’ side of the competition, South Tahoe took first, Truckee second and North Tahoe third.
Truckee’s Tyler Delumyea led the Wolverines with a fifth-place finish in a time of 57.59. He was followed by Truckee teammates Trevor Smith in ninth, Dillon Harrington in 12th, Louis Breuner 14th and Jarret Maher 21st.
Brian Tidd (58.73) led the Laker boys in seventh place with a time of 58.73. North Tahoe’s Elliot Headley was 15th, Daniel Longo 20th, Ian Hughes 22nd and Ryan Hackbarth 23rd.
Trailing the top three ” Truckee, South Tahoe and North Tahoe ” in the season standings are Whittell with 13 points, Douglas with nine points and Incline with seven.
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