CVU ski racers finish at the top of the pack

Champlain Valley Union alpine skier Becca Provost earned an individual state title in the slalom on Tuesday during the second day of competition in the Vermont state championships.

Provost finished first in the slalom in 1:24.69 to pace the Redhawks, who finished second overall in the team competition.

Provost was CVU’s top finisher in the giant slalom on Monday at Burke Mountain, coming in second place (1:54.87). Olivia Zubarik also had a top 10 finish in the GS, coming in sixth place.

Mount Mansfield (109 points) won the state title on the girls side. CVU (122 points), Burr and Burton (142 points), Rutland (157 points) and Rice (187 points) rounded out the top five teams.

In the boys team competition, CVU finished just five points out of first place. St. Johnsbury captured the state title with 99 points. The Redhawks followed in second with 104 points; Woodstock came in third place.

Briggs Francis was the top finisher in the slalom for CVU, coming in third place. Seth Boffa was 10th for the Redhawks.

In Monday’s giant slalom, CVU placed four skiers in the top 20: Nate Coffin (11th), Jonah Roberts (14th), Francis (16th) and Sean Gilliam (19th).

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