Battle Mountain skiing in 2nd after Day 1

Battle Mountain skiing in 2nd after Day 1
Local News

By Chris Freud

ASPEN — Battle Mountain’s ski teams have some work ahead of them after the first day of the state skiing championship in Aspen on Thursday.The Huskies boys, the defending state champions, are in second place after Wednesday’s giant-slalom and Nordic classic competitions with 297.5 points, trailing Aspen (312). Likewise, the hosts lead on the girls’ side over Battle Mountain, 309-287.The Huskies’ Quintin Cook won Thursday’s GS for the second state title his career. He finished second in GS and won slalom last year.“It’s awesome, especially in GS,” Cook said. “It hasn’t always been my strong point in skiing, but I’m …

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