RED LODGE -- Members of the Silver Run Ski Club of Red Lodge had a strong showing in the 5th annual Stano Cup ski race last weekend at Red Lodge Mountain.
The event, which was hosted by the Silver Run Ski Education Foundation, is held in memory of Stanley “Stano” Bustos, a long time Silver Run supporter who passed away in 2007.
A total of 29 women and 52 men from ages 16-23 competed in the giant slalom and slalom events. Racers represented teams from Silver Run, Whitefish, Bridger Bowl, Great Divide, Lost Trail, Missoula and Black Tail; as well as college teams from Rocky Mountain College, Montana State and Montana.
Silver Run girls Carter Theade, Mallory Kelley, Kezia Jetmore, and Maelyn Kisthard all saw top three finishes in their age groups. Theade placed 3rd overall in the slalom and Monday giant slalom. Kelley placed second overall in the Sunday giant slalom, and 5th overall in the Monday giant slalom. Other skiers for the Silver Run girls were Alison Kelleher, Sara Hulbert, Kelsey Schmidt, and Isabelle Sobiech.
Silver Run skier Patrick Zimmer had a first place slalom finish in the boys U16 age group and fifth overall; and another first place in his age group for the Monday Giant Slalom. Other Silver Run boys skiers were Riley Selby, Spencer Strike, Clay Creel, Colson DeCarlo, Peder Rickbeil, Drew Meyer, Dominic Ballard, and Paul Foster.