Mayer Wins Moguls at Lake Placid

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LAKE PLACID, N.Y. (AP)--Olympic silver medalist Travis Mayer won the first World Cup moguls contest of his career Saturday, and defending World Cup champion Jennifer Heil won the women's event.

Mayer, of Steamboat Springs, Colo., received 26.71 points from the judges at Whiteface Mountain as he took the World Cup points lead. Moguls world champion Mikko Ronkainen of Finland took second with 26.40 points and Canadian Marc-Andre Moreau finished third with 26.19.

``That was the hole in my career and now I've filled it,'' Mayer said.

Heil, of Canada, had 25.70 points with Czech Nikola Sudova coming in second with 25.22. Michelle Roark of Denver took third with 24.37 points.

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