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Tahoe Basin Ski League | Laker boys, Truckee girls earn dual slalom victories

Staff report
Harrison Goss of North Tahoe races to a first-place finish in a Tahoe Basin Ski League dual slalom on Wednesday.
Anthony Gentile / Tahoe Daily Tribune |

The North Tahoe boys and Truckee girls captured wins in the fourth Tahoe Basin Ski League race of the season at Heavenly on Wednesday.

Host South Tahoe took the overall win (boys and girls combined) in the dual slalom race, which featured heats of two skiers at a time racing head-to-head until a winner was determined.

In the end North Tahoe’s Harrison Goss and South Tahoe’s Maia Bickert earned individual wins, successfully skiing through five heats.

Truckee’s Anna Yamauchi finished second to Bickert in the girls race, Madison Idso of Whittell was third and Cheyenne Brown of Truckee was fourth.

On the boys side, Goss defeated South Tahoe’s Alec Jobbins in the final, while North Tahoe’s Ryan Conner was third and Whittell’s Tirstan Deatherage fourth.

The North Tahoe boys earned their fourth win in as many tries, posting 190 points. South Tahoe’s boys were second with 173 points, followed by Truckee’s boys (114), Whittell (84) and Carson (84), and Douglas (76).

Truckee’s girls won with 178 points and were followed by South Tahoe’s girls (146), North Tahoe (115), Whittell (101), Douglas (91) and Carson (56).

South Tahoe took the overall win with a combined score of 319 points between its boys and girls teams. North Tahoe was second overall with 305 points, followed by Truckee (292), Whittell (185), Douglas (167) and Carson (140). Incline did not compete.

The next race is a slalom at Heavenly on Monday.

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