VERNON, NJ -- The Ridge High School varsity and JV girls ski teams won their first slalom races of the season Thursday.

Varsity girls won by 44 seconds with a combined time of 5:24.57. Boys varsity took a close second with a combined time of 5:29.46 and JV boys took second place.

Nine varsity Ridge racers placed in the top 15 individually.

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Freshman Marisa Tomaru lead the varsity girls in third, followed by Annie Mohan (4), Liz Ingraham (5), Aidyn Thompson (6) and Rachel Novick (10).

Rishi Kundargi lead the varsity boys in second, followed by Mark Minsch (8) Kieran O’Connor (9) and Chris Campione (13).

For girls JV, MJ Pinto was first, Kylee Horner second, Yui Kostsuma third, Makayla Perrotti fourth and Petra Deffenbaugh fifth.

For the boys JV, Sean Caricich was first, Kenny Detlet third, Colin James seventh, David Hilferty eighth, Brian Green ninth and Ethan Lipset 10th.