Right on the heels of a victory in Friday’s Kenai Peninsula Borough ski meet, John-Mark Pothast won the Tsalteshi SkiCross on Sunday at Tsalteshi Trails.
Racers completed as many laps as possible around a short, hilly course during a 30-minute time frame. Pothast competed eight laps in 27 minutes, 33 seconds, while Kent Peterson was second with eight laps in 30:38. Tyle Owens was the top skier in the youth division with five laps at 30:30, while Billy Morrow was second amongst youth at four laps in 29:33.
Sunday at Tsalteshi Trails
1. John-Mark Pothast, 8 laps, 27 minutes, 33 seconds; 2. Kent Peterson, 8 laps, 30:38; 3. Joey Klecka, 7 laps, 30:38; 4. Jeff Helminak, 6 laps, 30:50; 5. Tyle Owens (1st place youth), 5 laps, 30:30; 6. Billy Morrow (2nd place youth), 4 laps, 29:33; 7. Will Morrow, 4 laps, 30:16.