Cochran-Siegle, Ross be­come U.S. cham­pi­ons in the su­per G


Lau­renne Ross and Ryan Cochran-Siegle won su­per G ti­tles Satur­day in the U.S. Alpine Cham­pi­onships at Su­gar­loaf Moun­tain in Carrabas­sett Val­ley, Maine.

Ross is a 2014 Olympian who also won the 2013 U.S. cham­pi­onship in the su­per G. She was timed in 1:21.44. Cochran-Siegle fin­ished in 1:19.66 for his first na­tional ti­tle. He was sec­ond in the su­per G and gi­ant slalom at last year’s U.S. cham­pi­onships.

Cochran-Siegle, the son of 1972 Olympic slalom gold medal­ist Bar­bara Ann Cochran, beat U.S. ski team team­mate Jared Gold­berg by 0.26 sec­onds. U.S. ski team vet­eran Travis Ganong took third.

Lo­cal fa­vorite Sam Morse fin­ished fourth. He was fifth in the su­per G and first in the down­hill at this month’s ju­nior world cham­pi­onships.

U.S. ski team mem­ber Stacey Cook and Me­gan McJames tied for sec­ond, 1.05 sec­onds off the pace, in front of U.S. team­mates Alice McKen­nis and Nina O’Brien.

SNOWBOARD: Chris Corn­ing of the United States and Zoi Sad­owski Syn­nott of New Zealand won the fi­nal World Cup snowboard slopestyle races of the sea­son in Spindleruv Mlyn, Czech Repub­lic.

Corn­ing clinched the 10-man fi­nal with 92.34 points.

Fridtjof Tis­chen­dorf of Nor­way was sec­ond with 87.20, while Bri­ton Jamie Ni­cholls placed third with 86.40.

Over­all leader Red­mond Ger­ard of the United States fin­ished sev­enth to claim the World Cup slopestyle ti­tle.

The 16-year-old Sad­owski Syn­nott dom­i­nated the women’s event with 87.32 points to beat Spencer O’Brien of Canada in sec­ond and Sil­via Mit­ter­mueller of Ger­many in third.

Over­all World Cup win­ner Jamie An­der­son of the United States did not com­pete in the north­ern Czech re­sort.

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