Local Alpine skiers take second

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— The Steamboat Springs boys Alpine ski team placed second as a team for the second time this season.

This time, the No. 2 result was after Friday's giant slalom races at Ski Cooper. Summit won the event, with its skiers taking all three top spots on the podium. Evergreen was third in the field of 14 teams.

Ian Landy was Steamboat's top overall finisher, placing fourth with a combined time of 1 minute, 35.89 seconds.

Ramsey Bernard finished eighth, and Kris Allen was 12th.

The girls team finished in fourth place behind Summit, Battle Mountain and Evergreen.

Steamboat Springs Alpine ski coach Chad Bowdre said he was pleased to see three underclassmen score for the girls team. Jamie Gay and Sarah Dixson came in 12th and 13th, respectively. Erika Walters scored at 16th place, and Anna Anderson finished 23rd.

Friday's slalom race in Beaver Creek is the final high school ski race of the season for skiers to qualify for the state championship races Feb. 15 to 16 in Vail.

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