|Allessio Has Big Weekend on Junior Ski Circuit|
|iBerkshires.com Sports, |
06:42PM / Sunday, February 26, 2017
PLANTSVILLE, Conn. -- Pittsfield's Michael Mansfield-Allessio finished first in giant slalom and slalom racing this weekend at the Tri-State Under 14 Championships.
On Saturday, Mansfield won a GS at Ski Sundown in New Hartford. Then on Sunday, he followed it up with a slalom victory at Mount Southington.
At Ski Sundown, he posted runs of 36.38 seconds and 36.03 for a combined time of 1:12.41, more than two seconds ahead of runner up Dax Roy (1:14.60) of Catamount.
On Sunday, his slalom runs, 35.05 and 34.13, were the fast times in each run to give him a combined time of 1:09.18, more than two seconds ahead of Wachusett's Kota Tsukada.
Mansfield, who skis for the Berkshire East Ski Club, has won the last two slalom competitions he has entered -- Jan. 29 at his home mountain and Sunday. He has three GS wins in his last four outings going back to last month: at Bousquet, Wachusett and Ski Sundown.
Slalom Top 10
1. Michael Mansfield-Allessio, Berkshire East, 1:09.18; 2. Kota Tsukada, Wachusett, 1:11.41; 3. Tait Kline, Jiminy Peak, 1:11.96; 4. Andrew King, Bousquet, 1:13.36; 5. Paul Curtil, Bousquet, 1:13.85; 6. Matthew Lussier, Butternut, 1:13.93; 7. Ben Warner, Sundown, 1:14.26; 8. Zachary Ames, Blandford, 1:14.30; 9. Matthew Shields, Bousquet, 1:14.71; 10. Cameron Cauthers, Jiminy Peak, 1:14.87.
Giant slalom Top 10
1. Michael Mansfield-Allessio, Berkshire East, 1:12.41; 2. Dax Roy, Catamount, 1:14.60; 3. Andrew King, Bousquet, 1:14.88; 4. Paul Curtil, Bousquet, 1:15.91; 5. Harrison Cahn, Sundown, 1:16.11; 6. Kota Tsukada, Wachusett, 1:16.13; 7. Peter Green, Wachusett, 1:16.43; 8. Nikolaus Huber, 1:16.98; 9. Reed Bluestein, 1:17.35; 10. Adam Frommer, Mohawk, 1:17.64.