Connor Novak took first place in the Northern Nevada Ski racing Association race held at Mt. Rose on Tuesday.
Novak, from North Valleys, posted a combined time of 45.16 seconds to edge Jacob Falconer of McQueen in 45.4. Stephen Osborne of Bishop Manogue was third in 45.63.
Manogue won the boys team title with 37 points, ahead of Galena with 113 and McQueen with 118.
On the girls side, Megan Rescigno of Galena was first in 48.39, to edge teammate Katherine Oakley in 48.48. Wooster’s Kelsey Beattie took third in 49.13.
Galena won the girls team title with 38 points, ahead of Manogue with 45 and Reno with 60.
It was the third race of the season. One more race might be scheduled for next week if officials at Mt. Rose approve it.
The state championships are scheduled for Feb. 24-25 at Mt. Rose.