Philomath High’s Luc Barnes took second place in the Oregon School Ski Association’s giant slalom state championship on Saturday at Mt. Bachelor. That came on the heels of a third-place finish in the slalom on Friday.
Crescent Valley’s Aiden Richards was sixth in the giant slalom and 35th in the slalom, while Corvallis’ Alex Barth was 10th in the slalom.
CHS’ Sam Jordan was 22nd in the slalom and 28th in the giant slalom while Marley DeBrito was 39th in the slalom and 40th in the giant slalom for the Spartans. Colton Kalmar was 44th in the slalom and 48th in the giant; Theo Vache was 42nd in the slalom and 53rd in the giant slalom; Jacob Thompson was 52nd in the slalom and 54th in the giant slalom; Mads Kent was 21st in the giant slalom; and Dylan Hyde was 23rd in the slalom.
For CV, Charlie Benning was 40th (slalom) and 49th (giant slalom); Will Benning 49th (slalom) and 51st (giant slalom); and Max Sisson 57th (giant slalom) and 65th (slalom).
West Albany’s Ethan Pohlschneider was 34th in both races.
On the girls side, Corvallis’ Anna Keon was 11th in the slalom and 19th in the giant slalom to lead the Spartans. Also for the Spartans, Christina Lundahl was 21st in the slalom and 34th in the giant slalom; Emma Slayden was 34th (slalom) and 48th (giant slalom); River Ribeiro was 48th (slalom) and 54th (giant slalom); Emma Slayden was 34th in the slalom; and Isabella Gambatese was 40th in the giant slalom.
Molly Card was 20th in the slalom and 36th in the giant slalom to lead CV. Katie Folgate was 31st in the slalom and 32nd in the giant slalom; Elizabeth Hodgert was 37th (slalom) and 46th (giant slalom); and Katie Olsen was 50th (slalom) and 55th (giant slalom).
Central Linn senior Sarah Conner was named to the 2A girls all-tournament first team after helping lead the Cobras to a fourth-place finish. She averaged 13.3 points per game.
Santiam Christian sophomore Josh Baugher was named to the 3A boys all-tournament first team after the Eagles also placed fourth. He averaged 14.7 points, 7.0 rebounds, 8.0 assists and 3.7 steals per game at the tournament.