Estrella second, third as U16 Finals wrap up
Mission Ridge’s Joseph Estrella took second place in Sunday’s slalom and third in Saturday’s giant slalom at the U16 Finals at the Mission Ridge Ski & Board Resort over the weekend.
Estrella, 18, was runner-up to Banff, Canada, skier Jeffrey Read in Sunday’s race. Read also was victorious in Saturday’s race.
Other Mission Ridge Ski Team finishers in Sunday’s slalom included Adam Milne (43rd) and Max Johnson (53rd).
In Saturday’s giant slalom, other MRST finishers were Jeffrey Webb (27th), Adam Milne (52nd) and Seaton Newman (66th).
On the women’s side at U16 Finals, Crystal Mountain’s Alexandria Oseland claimed both Sunday’s slalom and Saturday’s giant slalom.
Top finishers for MRST: Sunday — Katrina Olson (52nd); Saturday — Mattie Wise (22nd) and Holly McCoy (48th).
Quincy skiier Cai Yamamoto 31st in Canada
Quincy’s Cai Yamamoto came in 31st place Monday in the men’s giant slalom to lead several Mission Ridge Ski Team members competing in the FIS Van Houtte Cup here.
In a race won by Canada’s Ford Swette, other MRST finishers included Danny O’Neal (46th place), Travis Ahmann (55th) and Max Tobler (56th).
In the women’s giant slalom here, Lindsay Ahmann topped the MRST squad with a 34th-place showing. Teammate Hannah Bodily was 45th. The race was captured by Canada’s Candace Crawford.
The FIS Van Houtte Cup continues Tuesday with both a men’s giant slalom and a women’s giant slalom.