Juneau Ski Club shines at Alyeska Cup

Posted: Friday, February 15, 2002

Several Juneau Ski Club racers had strong showings at the Alyeska Cup in Girdwood on Saturday and Sunday.

The Alyeska Cup is the second stage of Alaska's Junior Olympic qualifying series. It follows Juneau's Alaska Marine Lines Race Series, which was held at Eaglecrest Ski Area two weeks ago.

Nine men and seven women will qualify in each of the combined J-1/J-2 and J-3/J-4 classes for the FIS Western Regionals on Feb. 19-24 at Mount Bachelor, Ore., giving Alaska 18 men and 14 women total at the regional meet.

In Saturday's slalom race, the Juneau men had three class victories, led by Brandon Andrews who placed first in the J-1 class. Andrews was third overall with a time combined of 1 minute, 21.87 seconds, while teammates Brian Nowlin and J.C. Grochow finished second and fourth, respectively, in the J-1 class.

Joshua Young took first in the J-3 class and was 10th overall with a combined time of 1:28.57, while Zachary Young placed fifth and Charles Williams finished ninth in the J-3 class. Christopher Hinkley won the men's J-4 class in a combined time of 1:31.42 and teammate Tom Meiners was fifth. In the men's J-2 class, Don Meiners was third, Gerrad Craig was fifth and Kyle White placed sixth.

For the women, Akemi Kunibe (J-2), Kayla Harmon (J-3) and Gabrielle Wahto (J-4) all took second place in their respective classes. Elizabeth Nowlin took third in the J-2 slalom, while Kaitlyn Bausler placed fourth.

Heidi Denton, who swept all four races at the AML Race Series, placed third both overall and in her J-1 class in the slalom, as well as in the Sunday's giant slalom. Kunibe took first in the J-2 class and sixth overall for the giant slalom in a time of 2:19.80.

Kristen Brandner took second in the giant slalom in the women's J-3 class, while Elise Wahto was third. Gabrielle Wahto was Juneau's top finisher in the J-4 class and was 14th overall.

Don Meiners was Juneau's top finisher in the men's giant slalom, placing sixth overall and fifth in the J-2 class. Mark Harmon was seventh overall and sixth in the J-2 class.

Brian Nowlin was Juneau's top men's J-1 finisher, taking second in his class and ninth place overall. Zachary Young took fourth in the J-3 class, 18th overall, while Hinkley won the J-4 class and finished 15th overall.

Racing continues through the weekend with racers competing in the super giant slalom and the downhill.

ALYESKA CUP RESULTS

Slalom results from Saturday's Alyeska Cup in Girdwood. Listed are name, class, first-run time, second-run time, final time. Club affiliations were not available. Snow conditions were tracked powder.

Women -- 1. Anna Kelly, J-1, 43.17, 43.92, 1:27.09; 2. Lacy Saugstad, J-1, 43.27, 44.59, 1:27.86; 3. Heidi Denton, J-1, 45.34, 47.17, 1:32.51; 4. Tammy Sherwood, J-1, 46.19, 48.44, 1:34.63; 5. Nellie Love, 49.49, 49.88, 1:39.37; 6. Karin A. Swanson, J-2, 49.58, 50.53, 1:40.11; 7. Erica Durtschi, J-3, 49.67, 51.79, 1:41.46; 8. Akemi Kunibe, J-2, 51.27, 51.65, 1:42.92; 9. Alannah Rice, J-4, 51.23, 52.93, 1:44.16; 10. Gabrielle Wahto, J-4, 53.09, 53.10, 1:46.19; 11. Kayla Harmon, J-3, 54.06, 52.33, 1:46.39; 12. Maria Zeiger, MAS, 53.09, 53.37, 1:46.46; 13. Elizabeth Nowlin, J-2, 53.86, 53.60, 1:47.46; 14. Jessica Stewart, J-4, 54.16, 54.00, 1:48.16; 15. Rachel Boesenberg, J-4, 53.84, 55.48, 1:49.32; 16. Klara Maisch, J-4, 55.26, 55.55, 1:50.81; 17. Kirsten Swanson, J-4, 55.75, 55.28, 1:51.03; 18. Kaitlin Welch, J-3, 56.81, 58.33, 1:55.84; 19. Dana Tower, J-4, 58:20, 57.11, 1:55.31; 20. Jaclyn Marugame, J-3, 56.81, 58.76, 1:55.57; 21. Kaitlyn Bausler, J-2, 1:03.13, 1:01.03, 2:04.16; 22. Rachel Hook, J-3, 1:03.04, 1:03.50, 2:06.54; 23. Julia Nave, J-3, 1:13.24, 53.72, 2:06.96; 24. Hannah Labelle-Hamer, J-4, 1:04.67, 1:04.91, 2:09.58; 25. Rebecca Wages, J-4, 1:04.67, 1:04.91, 2:09.58; 26. Hailey Imlach, J-4, 1:04.88, 1:06.06, 2:10.94; 27. Elise Wahto, J-3, 1:22.49, 52.82, 2:15.31; 28. Sara Cohen, J-3, 1:07.01, 1:08.88, 2:15.89; 29. Stephanie Dunn, J-4, 1:08.25, 1:09.23, 2:17.48; 30. Adrienne Clingenpeel, J-3, 1:08.55, 1:09.53, 2:18.08; 31. Brittany Mumma, J-3, 1:29.21, 50.71, 2:19.92; 32. Gabrielle Vance, J-4, 1:39.05, 56.49, 2:35.54.

Men -- 1. Kyle Kung, J-2, 36.13, 39.04. 1:15.17; 2. Robin White, MID, 39.81, 41.52, 1:21.33; 3. Brandon Andrews, J-1, 39.17, 42.70, 1:21.87; 4. Brian Nowlin, J-1, 40.74, 43.23, 1:23.97; 5. Rory Casey, J-2, 40.62, 44.11, 1:24.73; 6. Cody Rice, J-1, 41.03, 44.67, 1:25.70; 7. Don Meiners, J-2, 42.59, 43.93, 1:26.52; 8. Wayne Henderson, MAS, 42.66, 44.48, 1:27.14; 9. Garrett Russell, J-2, 43.00, 44.51, 1:27.51; 10. Joshua Young, J-3, 44.28, 44.29, 1:28.57; 11. Gerrad Craig, J-2, 44.30, 44.83, 1:29.13; 12. Gerald Randall, MAS, 43.38, 46.12, 1:29.50; 13. Nick Therrien, J-3, 44.82, 45.65, 1:30.47; 14. Kyle White, J-2, 44.63, 46.05, 1:30.68; 15. David Chadwick, J-3, 44.80, 45.97, 1:30.77; 16. Skyler Twitchell, J-2, 44.12, 47.29, 1:31.41; 17. Christopher Hinkley, J-4, 44.34, 47.08, 1:31.42; 18. J.C. Growchow, J-1, 41.16, 52.48, 1:33.64; 19. Mark Harmon, J-2, 50.70, 44.55, 1:35.25; 20. Lucas Tanaka, J-3, 45.81, 50.37, 1:36.18; 21. Pat Shanley, J-2, 46.78, 50.00, 1:36.78; 22. Nathan Oliver, J-4, 47.19, 50.87, 1:38.06; 23. David Dunsmore, J-2, 47.18, 51.44, 1:38.62; 24. Zachary Young, J-3, 47.45, 51.74, 1:39.19; 25. Tavis Durtschi, J-3, 49.22, 52.09, 1:41.31; 26. Chris French, J-3, 50.72, 52.06, 1:42.78; 27. Josh Payne, J-3, 49.98, 53.76, 1:43.74; 28. Charles D. Williams, J-3, 50.34, 54.17, 1:44.51; 29. Curtis Kelly, J-4, 51.92, 54.89, 1:46.81; 30. Kevin Jensen, J-4, 52.56, 54.26, 1:46.82; 31. Willy Zeiger, MAS, 50.58, 59.02, 1:49.60; 32. Tom Meiners, J-4, 53.33, 57.00, 1:50.33; 33. Matthew David, J-4, 54.60, 56.42, 1:51.02; 34. Zach Ziemer, J-3, 54.15, 57.42, 1:51.57; 35. Benjamin Walker, J-3, 55.36, 57.14, 1:52.50; 36. Kyle Therrien, J-4, 55.29, 57.53, 1:52.82; 37. Eric Hauer, J-4, 52.34, 1:03.96, 1:56.30; 38. Michael Kelly, J-4, 56.33, 1:01.41; 39. Nial Schroeder, J-3, 57.10, 1:01.81, 1:58.91; 40. Christopher Currie, J-3, 58.69, 1:02.85, 2:01.54; 41. Daylen Evanger, J-1, 1:12.36, 53.40, 2:05.76; 42. Forrest Meyen, J-4, 1:02.31, 1:06.87, 2:09.18; 43. Kelly Rossberg, J-3, 52.88, 1:29.54, 2:22.42.

Giant slalom

Giant slalom results from Sunday's Alyeska Cup in Girdwood. Listed are name, class, first-run time, second-run time, final time. Club affiliations were not available. Snow conditions were tracked powder.

Women -- 1. Anna Kelly, J-1, 1:06.44, 1:03.65, 2:10.09; 2. Lacy Saugstad, J-1, 1:06.48, 1:03.93, 2:10.09; 3. Heidi Denton, J-1, 1:07.59, 1:04.41, 2:12.00; 4. Nellie Love, J-1, 1:10.25, 1:07.56, 2:17.81; 5. Margo Archery, J-3, 1:10.48, 1:08.36, 2:18.84; 6. Akemi Kunibe, J-2, 1:10.87, 1:08.93, 2:19.80; 7. Alannah Rice, J-4, 1:11.85, 1:09.94, 2:23.90; 8. Kristen Brandner, J-3, 1:13.96, 1:09.94, 2:23.94; 9. Karin Swanson, J-2, 1:13.44, 1:10.52, 2:23.96; 10. Elise Wahto, J-3, 1:12.61, 1:12.16, 2:24.77; 11. Julia Nave, J-3, 1:13.14, 1:12.27, 2:25.41; 12. Erica Durtschi, J-3, 1:13.75, 1:11.83, 2:25.58; 13. Melinda Bartel, J-3, 1:14.26, 1:11.37, 2:25.63; 14. Gabrielle Wahto, J-4, 1:13.89, 1:13.06, 2:26.95; 15. Jessica Stewart, J-4, 1:15.20, 1:12.53, 2:27.73; 16. Elizabeth Nowlin, J-2, 1:15.30, 1:14.57, 2:29.87; 17. Kayla Harmon, J-3, 1:15.49, 1:14.57, 2:30.06; 18. Brittany Mumma, J-3, 1:09.82, 1:21.83, 2:31.65; 19. Kirsten Swanson, J-4, 1:18.61, 1:15.36, 2:33.97; 20. Kaitlin Welch, J-3, 1:19.92, 1:16.08, 2:36.00; 21. Rachel Boesenberg, J-4, 1:19.59, 1:17.66, 2:37.25; 22. Courtney Davison, J-3, 1:20.20, 1:20.16, 2:40.36; 23. Jaclyn Marugame, J-3, 1:24.72, 1:19.56, 2:44.28; 24. Maria Zeiger, MAS, 1:24.15, 1:22.18, 2:46.33; 25. Klara Maisch, J-4, 1:25.28, 1:22.05, 2:47.33; 26. Kaitlyn Bausler, J-2, 1:25.96, 1:23.25, 2:49.21; 27. Rebecca Wages, J-4, 1:27.57, 1:27.73, 2:55.30; 28. Hannah Labelle-Hamer, J-4, 1:28.15, 1:28.84, 2:56.99; 29. Rachel Hook, J-3, 1:30.93, 1:32.39, 3:03.32; 30. Gabrielle Vance, J-4, 1:55.62, 1:15.43, 3:11.05; 31. Stephanie Dunn, J-4, 1:37.01, 1:35.90, 3:12.91; 32. Adrienne Clingenpeel, J-3, 1:38.79, 1:39.19, 3:17.98; 33. Sara Cohen, J-3, 1:39.46, 1:40.95, 3:20.41.

Men -- 1. Kyle Kung, J-2, 1:02.86, 59.82, 2:02.68; 2. Elliot Daniels, MID, 1:05.31, 1:01.98, 2:07.29; 3. Timothy Durtschi, J-2, 1:07.11, 1:03.51, 2:10.62; 4. Rory Casey, J-2, 1:07.65, 1:03.30, 2:10.95; 5. Garrett Russell, J-2, 1:08.53, 1:04.93, 2:13.46; 6. Don Meiners, J-2, 1:08.57, 1:05.51, 2:14.08; 7. Mark Harmon, J-2, 1:09.08, 1:05.32, 2:14.40; 8. Cody Rice, J-1, 1:08.86, 1:05.86, 2:14.72; 9. Brian Nowlin, J-1, 1:10.16, 1:06.24, 2:16.40; 10. John Love, J-3, 1:08.80, 1:08.84, 2:17.64; 11. David Chadwick, J-3, 1:10.81, 1:07.13, 2:17.94; 12. Gerrad Craig, J-2, 1:08.96, 1:09.11, 2:18.07; 13. J.C. Grochow, J-1, 1:10.87, 1:10.38, 2:21.25; 14. Lucas Tanaka, J-3, 1:11.57, 1:09.80, 2:21.37; 15. Christopher Hinkley, J-4, 1:12.43, 1:09.04, 2:21.47; 16. Scott Smith, J-2, 1:12.11, 1:10.96, 2:23.07; 17. Nick Therrien, J-3, 1:12.20, 1:10.88, 2:23.08; 18. Zachary Young, J-3, 1:13.92, 1:10.23, 2:24.15; 19. Kyle White, J-2, 1:13.55, 1:11.68, 2:25.23; 20. Nathan Oliver, J-4, 1:15.12, 1:12.31, 2:27.43; 21. Skyler Twitchell, J-2, 1:14.84, 1:12.69, 2:27.53; 22. Luke Smith, J-1, 1:14.91, 1:13.58, 2:28.49; 23. Chris French, J-3, 1:15.85, 1:14.34, 2:30.19; 24. Pat Shanley, J-2, 1:16.99, 1:15.85, 2:32.84; 25. Tavis Durtschi, J-3, 1:16.49, 1:16.92, 2:33.41; 26. Kevin Jensen, J-4, 1:19.02, 1:14.93, 2:33.95; 27. David Dunsmore, J-2, 1:18.64, 1:15.69, 2:34.33; 28. Caleb Preston, J-4, 1:19.35, 1:18.03, 2:37.38; 29. Tom Meiners, J-4, 1:20.96, 1:17.02, 2:37.98; 30. Kyle Therrien, J-4, 1:22.78, 1:20.21, 2:42.99; 31. Matthew Davis, J-4, 1:22.25, 1:21.68, 2:43.93; 32. Kelly Rossberg, J-3, 1:22.99, 1:21.71, 2:44.70; 33. Eric Hauer, J-4, 1:24.34, 1:21.43, 2:45.77; 34. Nial Schroeder, J-3, 1:25.40, 1:22.96, 2:48.36; 35. Russell Walker, J-3, 1:24.46, 1:24.86, 2:49.32; 36. Andrew Hewett, J-3, 1:28.40, 1:23.84, 2:52.08; 37. Zach Ziemer, J-3, 1:28.24, 1:23.84, 2:52.08; 38. Benjamin Walker, J-3, 1:28.40, 1:24.69, 2:53.09; 39. Christopher Currie, J-3, 1:27.68, 1:27.12, 2:54.80.



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