Sports Briefs: Lepine, Murray and Gibson finish strong 

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In the first women's slalom Steffi Fleckentsein was fourth, Mikayla Martin fifth, Esme Mctavish eighth, Gabby Smith ninth, Claire Baragar 11th and Cassandrah Mah 14th.

In the final slalom, Steffi Fleckenstein was second, Mikayla Martin was fourth, Sarah Kapur was fifth and Cheyenne Ling ninth.

Top skiers in the provincials win the right to represent B.C. at the upcoming U16 nationals.

Park Rider Sessions wrap with a slopestyle

A solid core of skiers and riders turned out to the final Whistler Blackcomb Park Rider Session presented by Milk 2 Go, a slopestyle competition in the Nintendo Terrain Park on Whistler.

Samantha Deally placed first in the Snowboard Female 13 and Under contest, followed by Jennifer Lafreniere and Ire Smith.

In Snowboard Male 9 and Under, Finn Finestone was first by a long margin, followed by Campbell Melville Ives and Truth Smith.

In Snowboard Male 10 to 13, Quinn Dubois posted the second best run of the day for all skiers or snowboarders with a high score of 328 point. Jadyn Chomlack was second and Harrison Metcalf third.

In Ski Male 13 and Under, Wyatt Metcalf was first, Finley Melville Ives second and Dane Kirkegaard third.

JC Heckman placed first ahead of Sid Callaghan in Ski Male 14 to 16.

Treena Hermansen competed alone in Snowboard Female 17-plus.

In Snowboard Male 17-plus, the biggest category, Samuel Poirier-Colombi posted the day's high score, a 336. Samm Neuman was second with a 310, followed by Nathaniel Belch with a 298.

In Ski Male 17-plus, the win went to Thomas Fleury, followed by Dean Bercovitch and Bauston Wilde.

Kokanee Valley Race Series wraps up

The Kokanee Valley Race Series wrapped up its eight-race season on Thursday, Mar. 21 with the now traditional dual GS and team event. The race was held on Gandy Dancer on a shorter course, just 270 metres of vertical and 28 gates, with cold, hard snow.

After the event the overall winners for each category were presented with awards based on the points they accumulated over the season. Only the best seven results were counted towards the overall, although some racers won their categories after taking part in four or five events.

March 21 Dual GS Results

Women 70-Plus

1. Grace Oaks — 1:38.14

Overall: Grace Oaks

Women 60 to 69

1. Joy Fera — 1:34.03

Overall: Joy Fera

Women 50 to 59

1. Janine Linder-Joris — 1:23.95

2. Sanae Tanaka — 1:24.50

Overall: Janine Linder-Joris

Women 40 to 49

1. Akiko Takemoto — 1:24.38

Overall: Akiko Takemoto

Women 30 to 39

1. Hisae Fukui — 1:38.10

2. Kristi Hirsh — 1:39.20

3. Sabina Meister — 1:54.78

Overall: Kristi Hirsh


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