CARRABASSETT VALLEY, Maine – University of Maine at Farmington junior Alex Rose finished sixth overall out of 52 competitors who completed two runs at Sunday's USCSA Eastern Championship slalom race at Sugarloaf.
Rose posted a combined time of 1:19.76, just five one-thousandths of a second out of fifth place, and just over a second behind the event winner.
Senior Geoff Ballou was 37th overall with a time of 1:36.87, while Jeremy Demers was 42nd with a combined time of 1:45.62.
In the women's slalom race, all three UMaine-Farmington entrants failed to complete both runs.
Complete UMaine-Farmington finishes are listed below:
USCSA Eastern Championship slalom – Sugarloaf (Carrabassett Valley, Maine)
6. Alex Rose 39.74 – 40.02 – 1:19.76
37. Geoff Ballou 49.63 – 47.24 – 1:36.87
42. Jeremy Demers 56.67 – 48.95 – 1:45.62
--- David Berthiaume 42.07 – DNF
Team placement not provided