Forty-eight racers from Pagosa Springs, South Fork, Winter Park and Silverton competed at the Wolf Creek Invitational Ski Race on Saturday, Feb. 22, in a giant slalom race held at Wolf Creek Ski Area. Racers competed in different age categories with the top finishes for Pagosa racers as follows:
Eden Connor placed first in the Girls 4-6 division with a combined time of 02:37.23.
Andrew Bowles placed first in the Male 4-6 division with a combined time of 2:01.90.
RuthAnn Morehouse placed third in the Girls 7-9 division with a combined time of 2:19.59.
David Morehouse finished first in the Boys 7-9 division with a combined time of 01:49.87; Timothy Hittle placed second with a time of 01:50.75; Jaden Tuggle-Reed finished third at 01:56.53; Richard Fielder was fourth at 01:59.66; and Trent O’Connor finished sixth at 2:35.88.
Nolan Kay placed first in the Boys 10-11 with a time of 01:41.55; Rhead Kay came in second with a time of 01:46.38; Nathan Smith was third at 01:53.42; fourth was Davis Parker at 02:01.50; and fifth was Andre Jones at 02:05.83.
In the Girls 12-14, Annabelle Bowles finished first with a time of 01:42.65.
In the Boys 12-14, Tad Hittle finished second with a time of 1:48.44.
Ian Roth placed first in the Boys 15-17 with a recorded time for his second run of 00:47.95. No combined time was reported.
In the Women 18-60, Julie Morelock placed first with a time of 1:25.31; Chantelle Jordan was second with a time of 01:30.71; Brittany Bedtke was third at 01:42.96; Nikki Horrocks was fifth at 01:52.00; Kirstin Morehouse was sixth at 01:52.12; and Anita Bowles was seventh at 02:03.37.
In the Men’s 18-60, Dean Sell finished first with a time of 01:25.91; Cameron Parker came in second with a time of 01:29.03; Justin Burton was third at 01:31.44; Jason Cox was fourth at 01:30.67; Eric Hittle took fifth at 01:35.40; Joe Jordan took sixth at 01:36.46; Robert Bedtke took seventh at 01:36.69; and John Smith took ninth at 02:17.62.
In the Men’s 60 and over division, Buzz Burke took first at 01:29.16 and Larry Fisher took second at 01:34.34.