North Series makes final stop
Grand Targhee tech races
Two days of technical racing
produced eight age class victories for Sun Valley and Hailey alpine
skiers during the Intermountain Division’s North Series Championships
March 27-28 on Grand Targhee’s Arrowhead run.
Sun Valley’s J4 Tanner Flanigan
came up with one of two overall wins last weekend for the Wood River
Valley racers. He captured Saturday’s men’s giant slalom with a terrific
first run, out-racing Hailey’s Ryan Foster by .55 seconds to lead 40
J3 winner Grayson Palmer of Sun
Valley earned the other overall triumph with a 1.04-second win in
Sunday’s women’s slalom. Meghan Luck of Hailey took second overall in
Saturday’s GS, the top J3.
Casey Bennett of Hailey added a J3
class victory, sixth overall, in Sunday’s SL. Soren Ireland captured the
J3 class in Saturday’s GS, fourth overall.
Clocking the second-fastest second
run, Hailey’s J5 winner Miles Sweek rose all the way to third place
overall in Sunday’s SL. Hailey’s Amanda Stelling posted a pair of J5
women’s wins in GS and SL, ninth and 11th overall.
Here are last weekend’s top
placings for the 22 Hailey and Sun Valley Ski Team racers at Targhee. In
all, there were 122 racers, 71 boys and 51 girls competing over two
Soren Ireland 1-GS; Casey Bennett 5-GS, 1-SL; Tristan Brown 2-GS; Scott
Isaacs 8-GS, 5-SL.
Grayson Palmer 4-GS, 1-SL; Meghan Luck 1-GS.
Tanner Flanigan 1-GS, 15-SL; Ryan Foster 2-GS; Chase Caulkins 3-SL;
Bergen Palmer 5-GS, 4-SL; Chance McCroskey 7-GS; Scott Smith 8-GS, 8-SL;
Tyler Davis 9-GS, 6-SL.
Bailey Ireland 3-GS, 7-SL; Gracie Brown 10-GS, 3-SL; Erica Eshman 9-GS,
Miles Sweek 2-GS, 1-SL; Tanner Farrow 3-GS; Connor Farrow 6-GS; Conner
Amanda Stelling 1-GS, 1-SL; Alexi Fitch 2-SL; Teagen Palmer 4-GS, 5-SL;
Marly Morgus 6-GS, 7-SL.