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Carbondale's Hanna Farrar practices on the Arkansas River prior to the FIBArk kayak Festival recently near Salida. Farrar took second in the pro women's freestyle competition.

Carbondale’s Hanna Farrar took second place in the pro women’s freestyle event, and Glenwood Springs High School graduate Ben Guska took fourth in the men’s pro freestyle at the FIBArk kayaking competition on the Arkansas River near Salida.

Farrar, who just graduated from Colorado Rocky Mountain School, finished behind Tracy Brabant. Emily Jackson took third place.

Eric Jackson won the men’s pro freestyle, followed by Jimmy Blakeny, Steve Wright and Guska.

Phil Nyland of Glenwood Springs took second-place honors in the men’s sport division of the freestyle competition.

Roaring Fork High School golfer couldn’t get by Zen Brown at the CGA Junior Boys Match Play Championship Tuesday.

Brown, the current CGA Public Links champion, used his home-course advantage at Indian Tree Golf Course for a 5 and 4 victory over Joiner. Joiner qualified for the championship with a 73 on the par-72 course Monday.

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