SSCV J4s dominate in super G in Steamboat
Vail, CO Colorado
STEAMBOAT SPRINGS – Ski and Snowboard Club Vail’s J4 boys and girls traveled to Steamboat for three super-G races this past weekend with 65 racers last weekend, and they were all ready to take on the track.
With two races on Saturday, the girls kicked out of the start first. Sylka Snyder took the lead for SSCV with a second place. Jessica McMurtry, Nellie Rose Talbot, Lily Dines, Hannah Fallon and Paula Cooper packed the rest of the top 15 places finishing fourth, sixth, eighth, 11th and 15th, respectively.
After the girls ran their first race, SSCV’s boys took control of their first run at the hill with Colby Lange, Bridger Gile and Brendan Keane going 1-2-3, respectively, for a podium sweep. Behind the sweep were seven other SSCV boys in the top 15: Gus LeBlanc in fifth; Jacob Dilling, sixth; Chadwick Mulligan, ninth; Jake Dippy, 11th; Peer Carnes, 13th; Matthew Macaluso, 14th; and Max Bervy, 15th.
The girls’ second super G on Saturday saw Talbot in second; McMurtry scoring another fourth; Fallon in sixth; Haley Frischholz, eighth; Gretchen Pavelich, ninth; and Cooper in 15th.
The boys’ second race on this day had Lange ripping the hill to another first. Keane moved up to second place with LeBlanc in fourth, Mulligan, fifth; Dippy, seventh; Patrick Ottley, 13th; Macaluso, 14th; Dilling, 16th; and Bervy, 17th.
Sunday, the boys and girls raced in their third super G for the weekend.
For the SSCV girls in Sunday’s race, Talbot took the silver. Frischholz placed fourth; Snyder, sixth; Cooper, eighth; McMurtry, 11th; Fallon, 13th; Elise Viola in 14th; Dines, 15th; and Gretchen Pavelich in 17th.
Sunday for the boys saw Brendan Keane charge the hill for the gold, with Lange in second. Mulligan took seventh with his teammates Macaluso, LeBlanc, Dippy, and Carnes placing ninth, 10th, 12th and 15th, respectively.
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