Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club Alpine team bags top finishes
January 26, 2011
Steamboat Springs —Editor’s note: This story has been updated from its original version to correct that Elliot Ryan was eighth in J4 boys in the second super G race.
The Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club Alpine team showed consistency and strength across multiple age groups during the weekend.
The Steamboat contingent picked up multiple wins in a Winter Park Surefoot Speed Series event that started Thursday and continued through Saturday.
In the super G overall, Sam Glaisher finished first, with Shane McLean in second and Natalie Pearl in fourth. Nick Veth placed first in the event in the J2 category.
In a second super G event, Glaisher again placed first, with Scott Ptach in fifth.
In a downhill event, Jeanne Barthold placed third overall with Veth in second and Tyler Theis in third in the J2 division.
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Glaisher was second in the super combined, McLean was third and Pearl was fifth.
In the Steamboat J4 super G event Saturday and Sunday, the Winter Sports Club won the overall title, highlighted by multiple top finishes.
In the first boys race, Jett Seymour paced Steamboat with a sixth-place finish. Elliot Ryan was eighth, and Will McConnell was 10th. Logan Sankey led the girls with a sixth-place finish, while Jennie Symons was seventh.
In the second boys race, McConnell was fifth, Ryan was eighth and Seymour was ninth. Sankey led the girls with a fourth-place finish.
In the Sunlight J5 Festival on Sunday, Cole Puckett led the boys with a fourth-place finish, and Anders Brockway was sixth.
In the first girls race, Amber Elliot led the way with a sixth-place finish, while Margaret Dickson was seventh. In the second girls race, Dickson was fifth and Delaney Pratt was ninth.