Jackson Sweeps the 2023 Alpine Skiing State Championships
The Jackson Hole High School Broncs dominated the 2023 Wyoming High School Alpine Skiing State Championships at Jackson Hole Mountain Resort last weekend.
Jackson swept the team titles and all four individual races.
The Jackson girls swept the top five spots in both races and scored a perfect 160 team points. It is their 14th consecutive team championship in the girls’ division and 43rd in school history.
Taylor Smith of Jackson won both individual disciplines. She won the GS race on Friday with a two-run combined time of 2:03.44. Teammate Madison Kramer took second (2:06.81), and Annie Moll of Jackson (2:07.03) was third.
Smith then defended her title in the slalom on Saturday. She won the race at 1:26.59. Lily Steinberg of Jackson was second (1:30.24), and Kramer ended up third (1:32.51).
Natrona County was second in the girls’ team standings with 74 points. Kelly Walsh took third at 34. The Pinedale girls took fourth at 30 points.
The Jackson boys finished first through fourth in the GS race and swept the top five positions in the slalom. The Broncs scored 159 team points and won by 94. It is their 12th straight state championship and 42nd in school history.
Travis D’Amours won the GS on Friday at 2:00.78. Teammates Owen Janssen (2:01.04) and Adi Wetzler (2:02.36) placed second and third, respectively.
D’Amours was the defending champion in the slalom but was knocked off by his teammate, Janssen. He won the slalom with a two-run combined time of 1:22.59. D’Amours came in second (1:22.85), and Wetzler was third (1:27.56), again.
After Jackson, Pinedale came in second at 65 team points. Natrona County brought home the third-place trophy with 52 points. Kelly Walsh grabbed some hardware with 34 points for fourth place.