On to Sunday. The standard course was tough requiring a lead-out pivot and a 90 degree turn to the dog walk. Then there was a serpentine after the weaves to the table. By then I was thinking, "Wow. We're clean so far! Breathe!!" We finished the run with a time of 43 and change.
I looked at the jumpers course map. Oh, my...there were two serpentines, two pinwheels, a wrap, and rear crosses all over da place. I was unsure about handling the opening, and we did drop one bar. But the rest of the run was glorious. We were connected and running like a true team. What a rush! I went to check on the standard results, and to my surprise we took first. The cherry on the sundae!
Here's the Excellent B standard run from Sunday, first place in 16" class, for 48 MACH points: