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Okemo Light the Night Series finale

On Saturday, March 3, Okemo Mountain Resort hosted the final event of its three-part Light the Night Series. The jam format competition consisted of a down rail, a box and a down-flat-down feature. The rail jam took place under portable lights trained on the Bull Run trail in Okemo's Clock Tower base area.

This event determined the overall winner of the Light the Night Series. Dan Jones of North Sutton, N.H., was crowned the series champion with 49.2 points out of 60.

He placed third in the first rail jam, second in the Amp Energy Big Air Bag event, and first in the March 3 rail jam. Jones claimed $1,500 from presenting sponsor AMP Energy.

In the Men's Ski division, Dan Jones, of North Sutton, N.H., took top honors and the series championship. Second place went to Sage Vogt of Mendham, N.J. who also won Best Trick with a Switch 540 on grease of the down rail, and Matt Hauser, of Mendham, N.J., took third.

Dylan Panke, of Ludlow, Vt., claimed first place in the Men's Snowboard contest. Second place went to Emmet Ellmaker, of Erwinna, Pa. Rounding out the podium was Dave Gibson, of Ludlow, Vt.

In the Women's Ski division, Megan Ellmaker, of Erwinna, Pa. defeated Delia Whyte, of Bronxville, N.Y.

Junior Skier David Baird, of Princeton, Mass., took first, and second place went to Cameron Hitchins, of Trumbull, Conn.

In the Junior Snowboard division, John Garoutte, of Charlestown, N.H., placed first, Taylor Spaulding, of Chester, Vt., claimed the second spot, and Michael Tomcykoski, of Greenfield, Pa., took third.

News Brief - OKEMO LIGHT THE NIGHT -Dan Jones

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