THREE MEN SWEEP SLALOM WATER SKI
MOSES LAKE, Wash. Three Eastern Oregon men swept the first class slalom water ski division last weekend at Sun Basin Ski Ranch.
Bill Barnes of La Grande was first from the two-day event after a tie breaker bumped Dennis Hackney of Baker to second.
Mike Barnes of La Grande earned third place tying Jason Peterson of Seattle, Wash.
Three turn balls separated the top eight competitors in this class.
Nick Hackney, 10, of La Grande placed fourth in the junior novice slalom water-ski division last weekend in the INT Amateur Tour at Sun Basin Ski Ranch.
Hackney is near the top for total points this season.
This competition was the largest stop of the tour at the state level, excluding the Washington state finals, Aug. 24.