West Linn girls first, Lion boys second in TRL half pipe
The Lions hit the half pipe and hit it hard on Saturday, Feb. 22.
The West Linn snowboard teams showed their skill and showed it big-time in Saturday's Three Rivers League competition on Mt. Hood, with the Lion girls placing first with 332 points, while the West Linn boys took second with 453 points.
The Lions will compete again in a TRL half pipe competition on Friday, Feb. 28, and state qualifiers are expected to be announced next week.
The West Linn girls not only won on Saturday, they won convincingly, outpointing runner-up Canby's total of 265 and third-place Lake Oswego's 244. The complete varsity team scoring included: West Linn 332, Canby 265, Lake Oswego 244, Oregon City 194, Wilsonville 175, Lakeridge 174.
The Lions were led by Ava Paul, who finished second overall with a top score of 114 points for her two runs. Paul trailed only Lake Oswego's Alexandra Fefelova and her winning total of 126 points.
Also contributing to West Linn's varsity score were: Averie McCurry (seventh with 76 points); Ashley Chon (10th with 73 points); and Ciena Lee (11th with 69 points).
The girls top-five finishers included: Alexandra Fefelova, Lake Oswego, 126; Ava Paul, West Linn, 114; Catherine Harding, Lakeridge, 95; Olivia Terveen, Damascus Christian, 83; Savona Anderson, Lakeridge, 79.
The Lion boys were nearly as good, taking second in the field with 453 points; Oregon City's boys placed first with 487 points.
West Linn's Peter Moller finished first for the Lions, racking up 141 points for the better of his two runs to edge second-place finisher Josh Lucas of Lake Oswego and his total of 140.
Also contributing to West Linn's varsity score were: Ashton Bowerly (fifth with 119 points); Lucas O'Doud-Vega (11th with 98 points); and Gavin Genova (14th with 95 points).
The boys top-five finishers included: Peter Moller, West Linn, 141; Josh Lucas, Lake Oswego, 140; Christopher Lane, Oregon City, 139; Kaden Gould, Oregon City, 133; Ashton Bowerly, West Linn, 119.
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