Varsity skier Derek Pleasants finished second overall with a two-run combined time of 1:58.07. Coach Bob Brewer is pleased with the team's continued success. "“We’re halfway through the season and it’s clear these racers are focused on making the most of it," Brewer said. Danny Goeschl/Lefrak Photography

Ski & Snow

DHS skiers still slaying on the slopes

By From page B3 | January 23, 2013

The Davis High School ski team continued its dominance this season with a third consecutive win. The racers competed Monday in the giant slalom at Northstar.

“We’re halfway through the season and it’s clear these racers are focused on making the most of it,” coach Bob Brewer said. “The boys have improved a lot, which is great to see.”

Based on the points of the top finishers, Davis earned a total of 421 points. Nevada Union High School was second with 375 points and Colfax was third with 365.

Scored separately, Davis girls won first place with 213 points, followed by Colfax in second with 201 and Nevada Union in third with 190. Davis boys also won first place, earning 208 points, followed by Nevada Union with 185 and Colfax with 164.

Alix Graves led the Davis varsity girls with a second-place finish, completing two runs in a total time of 1:59.38. Lily Wolfe was right behind in third place with a total time of 1:59.69. Natalie Serdahl came in fourth (2:00.20), Clara Goin was sixth (2:01.78) and Aina Smart finished 12th (2:12.98).

Derek Pleasants was the first racer in for DHS varsity boys, finishing second place in a two-run combined time of 1:58.07. Freshman Jack Beckman placed a personal-best third in a total time of 2:04.30. Miles Wong, also a freshman, scored his personal best of seventh place in 2:06.98. Daniel Safford finished in eighth (2:07.47) and Mark Unger placed 10th (2:08.34).

Davis’ Nina Shields was the winner in the junior varsity girls race. She took first place in a two-run combined time of 2:19.96. Serena Roberts followed in second in 2:20.18, Kerry Boyers was third (2:20.29), Dilara Tezcan was fourth (2:20.41) and Shannon Segall was fifth (2:21.37). Also in the top 10 were Ilana Creinin, Madison Yule, Megan Kowta, Maddie Asta and Emily Jonsson.

Davis’ Justin Reno finished first for junior varsity boys, completing his two runs in 2:14.21. Teammate Bruno Ferenc-Segedin was close behind in second with a total time of 2:14.39. Chris Daunt finished third (2:16.29), Tom Bergamaschi was fifth (2:17.33) and Justin Bier was sixth (2:18.81). Also in the top 10 were Michal Goodison, Riley Gibson-Graf and Marshall True.

The team will race the slalom on Monday at Sugar Bowl Resort, weather permitting.

See more photos of the race at www.lefrakphotography.com

Christine Schmidt

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