Jackson Makes it a Clean Sweep at the State Alpine Skiing Championships
Jackson reigned supreme at the 2021 Wyoming High School Alpine Skiing State Championships over the weekend.
The Broncs won both team titles and swept the first-place honor in all four individual races at Snow King Mountain Resort.
The Jackson girls win their 12th straight downhill skiing title and 30th in school history. The Bronc boys followed suit with their 10th in a row and 21st in school history.
Friday’s giant slalom, in the ladies division, was won by Jackson’s Morgan Kilmain. She finished with a two-run combined time of 1:29.41, which was 0.14 seconds faster than teammate Sidney Nash (1:29.55). Natrona County’s Aleka Blair took third place. Her time was 1:33.60.
In Friday’s boys’ GS, Jackson had the top four finishers. The state champion in 2021 is Eddie Owen. His two-run combined time was 1:26.69, about a half-second over his teammate, Charlie Hoelscher (1:27.04). Jackson’s Tate Ellington came in third place with a time of 1:30.23.
Saturday, Kilmain made it a sweep at state alpine skiing. She won the slalom in 1:07.36. Taylor Smith from Jackson was second at 1:08.20, while Cadel Carrigan placed third in a time of 1:28.94. Defending champion Sidney Nash of Jackson endured a tough disqualification.
Hoelscher topped the field in Saturday’s slalom competition and led a 1-2-3 finish for Jackson. Hoelscher’s time was 1:08.77. Teammate Fin Hutchison placed second at 1:10.20, while Owens took third in 1:10.68.
The Jackson girls scored 133 team points on their way to another championship. The Jackson boys scored 153 team points for the team crown. Cody and Kelly Walsh placed second and third in both divisions.