Bear River skiers record personal bests |

Bear River skiers record personal bests

The Bear River ski team competed in its last slalom event of the California Nevada Interscholastic Ski and Snowboard Federation season Monday at Boreal, with a number of skiers posting personal bests.

“We had a good day today,” Bear River coach Janice Serrano said. “All of our girls finished in the Top 25 and did a nice job.”

Sophomore Hailey Ells led the Bruins with a 10th place finish coming in with a time of 1:13.19. Diana Paasch posted the next best time finishing in 1:23.46, good enough for 20th place. Finishing 23rd and 25th were Katie Zilch and Casey Vizenor with times of 1:28.25 and 1:35.87, respectively.

Leading the way for the boys team was freshman Ryan Brock finishing 24th with a time of 1:23.41. Freshman David Sai-Ngarm finished the course in 1:30.35 for a 27th place.

The Bruins takes the slopes again Friday at Sugar Bowl for a giant slalom competition.

Results for Nevada Union were not made available to The Union.

In Friday’s competition at Sugar Bowl, Nevada Union’s top finishers on the girls side were Jeanenne Rickert in sixth place, Allison Chapple in 10th, Elisse Lockhart in 15th and Ariel Daly in 17th place. NU’s varsity boys were led by Nick Herback’s eighth-place performance, Colin Casey in ninth, Dan Freitas in 23rd and Jeff Litton in 24th.

According to Nevada Union head coach Ken Ramirez, the Miners entered Monday’s competition in second place among teams in the CNISSF’s Central Division II Ski league.

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