Granby " Middle Park alpine skiers race to first place at Beaver Creek
February 10, 2009
Middle Park High’s boys and girls alpine teams both finished in first place in the giant slalom race at Beaver Creek on Feb. 6.
“The girls and boys both skied strong, and we are really looking forward to state,” said coach Lisa Mirabito.
Khyla Burrows took first place for the third consecutive week in a row. Her winning times of 1:00.25 and 1:03.76 added up to 2:04.01.
Rylee Burrows came in third place with a 1:02.54, 1:05.80 and 2:08.34 total time. In fourth place was Kristina Krone with a 1:03.18, 1:06.08 and 2:09.26 total time. In 19th place was Taylor Grauer with a 1:06.01, 1:10.88, and combined time of 2:16.89.
Hannah Davidson came in 65th place with a 1:16.15, 1:21.54 and total time of 2:37.69. In 72nd place was Brenna Dee with a 1:18.06, 1:24.03 and combined time of 2:42.09. Sarah Williams and Suzannah Mikol didn’t finish.
About 140 female racers competed from 12 high schools. Middle Park High took first place with 175 points; Vail Mountain High came in second place with 158 points; and in third place was Steamboat Springs High with 156 points.
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Leading the Panther boys in second place was Jake Charland. His first time was 1:02.62; second 1:03.14 and combined time was 2:05.76. In sixth place was Nick Stenicka with runs of 1:05.06 and 1:02.46 for a total of 2:07.52. Hans Berggren came in 10th place with a 1:06.17, 1:04.12 and combined time of 2:10.29. Nick Isaacs rounded out the team results in 12th place with a 1:06.05, 1:06.01 and total time of 2:12.06.
About 150 boys raced in the competition from 13 high schools. Middle Park High took first place with 165 points; Summit High came second place with 157 points; and Aspen High took third place with 142 points.