Urist wins varsity girls mountain bike state title after Holcomb protest

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Urist wins varsity girls mountain bike state title after Holcomb protest

Late pass, handlebar clash decides race
Aleah Austin of Durango High School crosses the finish line to win the sophomore girls Colorado Cycling League state championship on Sunday on Durango Mesa.
Ada Urist, right, of Fairview High School, beat Madigan Munro of Boulder High School in a sprint to win the varsity girls Colorado Cycling League state championship Sunday on Durango Mesa.
Sage Davis of Animas High School rides in the varsity girls Colorado Cycling League state championship on Sunday on Durango Mesa. Davis led early and finished eighth.
Sadie Schafer of Animas High School rides in the varsity girls Colorado Cycling League state championship on Sunday on Durango Mesa.
Ruth Holcomb of Durango High School rides in the varsity girls race during the Colorado Cycling League state championship on Sunday on Durango Mesa.

Urist wins varsity girls mountain bike state title after Holcomb protest

Aleah Austin of Durango High School crosses the finish line to win the sophomore girls Colorado Cycling League state championship on Sunday on Durango Mesa.
Ada Urist, right, of Fairview High School, beat Madigan Munro of Boulder High School in a sprint to win the varsity girls Colorado Cycling League state championship Sunday on Durango Mesa.
Sage Davis of Animas High School rides in the varsity girls Colorado Cycling League state championship on Sunday on Durango Mesa. Davis led early and finished eighth.
Sadie Schafer of Animas High School rides in the varsity girls Colorado Cycling League state championship on Sunday on Durango Mesa.
Ruth Holcomb of Durango High School rides in the varsity girls race during the Colorado Cycling League state championship on Sunday on Durango Mesa.

Urist wins varsity girls mountain bike state title after Holcomb protest

Ruth Holcomb of Durango High School rides in the varsity girls race during the Colorado Cycling League state championship on Sunday on Durango Mesa. Holcomb tried to make a late pass to go into first but finished fourth, a result upheld after a protest.

Urist wins varsity girls mountain bike state title after Holcomb protest

Ruth Holcomb of Durango High School placed fourth in the varsity girls Colorado Cycling League state championship on Sunday on Durango Mesa. She immediately talked to coaches and filed a protest but was unsuccessful.

Urist wins varsity girls mountain bike state title after Holcomb protest

Ruth Holcomb, left, of Durango High School was all smiles before the start of the varsity girls race in the Colorado Cycling League state championship on Sunday on Durango Mesa. She lined up next to Fairview’s Ada Urist, and the two made contact on the final lap. Urist won the state title after Holcomb’s protest was denied.

Urist wins varsity girls mountain bike state title after Holcomb protest

Aleah Austin of Durango High School reacts after winning the sophomore girls Colorado Cycling League state championship on Sunday on Durango Mesa.
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