The Sun Valley Ski Club staged its final race of the year Wednesday, March 24 on Baldy. Staged under brilliant blue skies and in ideal racing conditions, the giant slalom on Cozy ski run attracted 44 entrants.
Youngest competitor was six-year-old Taitum Scroggins and the oldest was John Droege, 85.
The fastest lady on the course was Anna Droege followed closely by Kerry Scroggins. Heidi Flood skied herself into third place for the ladies.
On the men's side Robin Sarchett gave a world-class demonstration on how to ski a giant slalom course taking first place overall. John Campbell edged out Matt Murphy for second.
First place in the three-pin division went to Troy Thayer.
The Sun Valley Ski Club thanked Sun Valley Resort and the Sun Valley Race Department for a successful race season. Two-run results by class for Wednesday's GS event follow:
Men's Class 13 (ages 85-89): 1—John Droege 129.94.
Men's Class 12 (80-84): 1—Drury Cooper 105.53.
Women's Class 11 (75-79): 1—Ginny Reed 118.08.
Men's Class 11: 1—Jim Tallackson DSQ.
Women's Class 10 (70-74): 1—Anna Droege 89.08 (17th overall).
Men's Class 10: 1—Keith Thompson 89.09. 2—Carl Fullman 91.67. 3—Ben Harwell DSQ.
Women's Class 9 (65-69): 1—Nancy Auseklis 91.78.
Men's Class 9: 1—Bob Sarchett 81.14. 2—Gene Timmons 88.90. 3—Steve Slivinski 94.01. 4—Yvan Safar 96.10. 5—Fred Bequin 99.72. 6—Ned Lumpkin DNF.
Women's Class 8 (60-64): 1—Randy DuBois 92.84. 2—Meri Stratton 109.33. 3—Leslie Randall 113.12.
Men's Class 8: 1—Jim Reagan 82.40. 2—Jeff Sogard 88.54. 3—Gary Randall 88.94. 4—Jackson Allred 98.56. 5—Don Lofgren 105.96.
Women's Class 7 (55-59): 1—Heidi Flood 91.67 (20th overall). 2—Nancy Dreyer 93.77.
Men's Class 7: 1—Dan Kurdy 80.09.
Women's Class 6 (50-54): 1—Becky Reitinger 92.01. 2—Katrina Harmon 104.08.
Men's Class 6: 1—Matt Murphy 72.12. 2—Nick Maricich 77.70. 3—Ken Dreyer 78.48. 4—Kipp Nelson 78.64. 5—Phil Erlanger 79.49.
Men's Class 5 (45-49): 1—John Campbell 71.75. 2—Willy Scroggins 75.25. 3—Alan Rickers 80.37. 4—Troy Thayer (3-pin) 110.83.
Women's Class 4 (40-44): 1—Kerry Scroggins 89.52 (19th overall). 2—Alex Kuczynski 107.01. 3—Mikie Geron DSQ.
Men's Class 3 (35-39): 1—Robin Sarchett 68.91.
Women's Class 0 (9-20): 1—Isabelle Goni-McAt 92.02.
Men's Class 0 (under 21): 1—Tucker Scroggins 84.69.
Women's Class 0.A (under 9): 1—Taitum Scroggins 125.10.