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Algonquin's Kelly 2nd at snowboard qualifier

(Courtesy of Jeff Patterson)
Algonquin's Kirby Kelly, 16, was second in Sunday's qualifier.

Algonquin's Kirby Kelly finished second in the women's halfpipe competition at the Burton U.S. Open Snowboarding Qualifiers in Seven Springs, Penn., on Sunday.

The 17-year-old earned $1200 for the finish. By winning, she qualified for the Burton U.S. Open Snowboarding Championships in Vail, Colo., from Feb. 25-March 2.

Women’s Halfpipe Results:

1. Summer Fenton       USA     BURTON         90.2

2. Kirby Kelly               USA     ROXY              83.8

3. Serena Shaw          USA     N/A                   80.6

4. Kelly Marren            USA     OAKLEY          79.4

5. Madison Barrett       USA     N/A                  73.0


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