Truckee girls win combined state skiing title |

Truckee girls win combined state skiing title

Provided to the SunTruckee's Ali Gerrard, Siri Raustein, Whitney Reed, Shelby Macrorie and Marni Horn (back) show off the Truckee girls' Academic State Championship.

MT ROSE SKI TAHOE ” The Truckee girls made their season sweep official Wednesday, winning the slalom, giant slalom and combined titles at the Nevada state skiing championship at Mt. Rose on Wednesday.

Truckee’s girls also won all six Tahoe Basin Ski League races leading up to State, and were awarded the Academic State Championship on Wednesday for highest collective grade point average.

North Tahoe’s girls finished second in the GS championship and third in Tuesday’s slalom event for a second-place finish in the combined. Reno’s girls were third overall.

On the boys’ side, South Tahoe swept the slalom, GS and overall team championships, while Truckee was fifth in both the GS and slalom.

Shelby Macrorie and Louis Breuner of Truckee were crowned GS champions, while Truckee’s Ali Gerrard took second in the combined and North Tahoe’s Kelsey Wittels third. Jesse Etting of Reed won the combined.

Gerrard finished second and teammate Siri Raustein third in the slalom, while Gerrard placed fifth in the GS and Raustein sixth. Wittels placed fifth in the slalom and third in the GS.

On the boys’ side, Derek Holmgren of South Lake Tahoe won the combined championship for the second consecutive year.

For the Laker boys, who did not qualify to compete as a team, Elliot Headley took fourth in the GS and 14th in the slalom, and Zach Tomlinson placed ninth and 19th.

Truckee’s Tyler Delumyea placed third in the slalom and teammate Zac Bush 12th.

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