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Local skiers shine at Cato slalom race

by: MIKE JULIANA PHOTOGRAPHY
MIKE JULIANA PHOTOGRAPHY
MIKE JULIANA PHOTOGRAPHY
 - SLIPPERY SLOPE -- Tualatin's Ben Juliana heads down the course during Saturday's Christine Cato Memorial Race. Juliana finished in 18th place, individually, in boys varsity competition. Area competitors got their 2014 high school ski seasons off to a fast start with some strong performances at the 24th-annual Christine Cato Memorial Race, a slalom event held Saturday at Timberline.

On the boys side, Tualatin’s Ben Juliana led the way for the local skiers. He finished in 18th place, individually, in boys varsity competition with a one-run time of 35.47 seconds.

For Tigard, Corey Fusick had the top time, finishing in 24th place with a mark of 38.06. Also for the Tigers, Justin Moss was 43rd at 42.97 and Tyler Mills was 85th at 1:36.50.

Stephen Hiser paced Sherwood, placing 59th with a mark of 49.54. Also for the Bowmen, Jacob Keeth was 63rd at 50.12 and Burke Boyer was 84th at 1:19.55.

Tigard finished in 16th place in the team standings with a total time of 2:57.53. Sherwood was 17th at 2:59.21.

West Linn finished first in the boys team standings and Hood River’s Austin Keillor was the individual winner.

On the girls side, Tigard’s Marina Predovic finished in 24th place with a mark of 42.65. Also for the Tigers, Avery Branen was 41st at 48.06, Kaitlyn Worthley was 63rd at 53.26 and Megan Shaw was 73rd at 56.92.

The Tigard girls finished in 13th place in the team standings with a total time of 2:23.97.

The Jesuit girls took first place in the team standings and Hood River’s Lucy McLean was the girls individual winner.

The next Metro League event will be a giant slalom race to be held Saturday at Ski Bowl.

The next Three Rivers League event will be a slalom race to be held Saturday at Mt. Hood Meadows.



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