By Caitlin Croft
The first race of the season for U12/10/8 athletes opened with a Dual Giant Slalom at Holiday Valley.
U12 Girls: Abigail Duff of Kissing Bridge took 16th, Mary Doyle (BSC) 20th and Lauren La Salle (BSC) 21st.
U12 Boys: Buffalo Ski Club’s Owen Gray finished 11th, Joey Hogenkamp (KB) 13th, Zack Benczkowski (BSC) 15th and Nathan Zanner (KB) 22nd.
U10 Girls: Kelsey Duff (KB) finished 7th and Grace Keyhani (KB) 8th.
U10 Boys: Declan Gradwell (BSC) took 4th, Wyatt Van Tine (KB) 6th, Rainer Aubrecht (BSC) 10th and Patrick Doyle (BSC) 12th.
U8 Girls: Ella Gray (BSC) finished on top in 1st, Evelyn Zanner (KB) 2nd and Carly Duff (KB) 4th.
U21/19 Women: Grace Graney of Kissing Bridge took home the gold medal with teammate Page Hazen just behind finishing with the bronze.
U21/19 Men: Aristotle Ninos (KB) finished 21st.
U16 Women: Hannah Goetz (KB) finished 8th, Madisyn DeLozier (BSC) 10th, Sydney Minier (KB) 14th and Abigail Fischer (KB) 18th.
U16 Men: Joshua Jusiak (BSC) took the 3rd position.
U21/19 Women: Page Hazen (KB) took 12th.
U21/19 Men: Aristotle Ninos (KB) placed 26th.
U16 Women: Sydney Minier (KB) finished 8th and Abigail Fischer (KB) 11th.
U16 Men: Joshua Jusiak (BSC) once again took home the bronze medal.
U21/19 Women: Page Hazen (KB) finished 9th.
U21/19 Men: Aristotle Ninos (KB) took 12th.
U16 Women: Hannah Goetz (KB) found herself on the podium with a silver medal. Sydney Minier took 18th.
U16 Men: Joshua Jusiak (BSC) improved on his first two days finishing with the silver medal.
The U21/19/16 athletes will be off for one weekend followed by two straight weekends with a Giant Slalom at Hunt Hollow and Slalom at Snow Ridge and State Championships after at Gore and West Mountain for the U21/19 and U16’s respectively.
U14s will travel to Hunt Hollow for their Super G and U12/10/8s will be back at it the 16th and 17th at Kissing Bridge and Buffalo Ski Club for a Slalom and Dual Slalom.