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Posted on: Sunday, January 17, 2010

Winter sports: Davis, Hight win snowboard superpipe finals


Associated Press

OGDEN, Utah ó Elena Hight of South Lake Tahoe, Calif., won the womenís snowboard superpipe final at the Winter Dew Tour for the first time Saturday night, and Danny Davis of Highland, Mich., won his second consecutive final in the menís event.

Hight, 20, who briefly resided on Kauai, had a run that included a frontside 540, a backside 900 and a cab 720 to earn her a winning score of 92.50. Kaitlyn Farrington of Sun Valley, Idaho, and Spanish-native Queralt Castellet, both also 20, came in second and third, respectively.
Davis, 21, earned his second straight Winter Dew Tour victory, finishing with a top score of 96.00, coming close to beating his record-setting score of 96.50, which he earned in Breckenridge, Colo., last month. Davis threw out a huge front 1080 double cork to seal the win.