01/08/2016 15:38 EST | Updated 01/08/2017 00:12 EST

Humphries, Lotholz second in women's World Cup bobsled competition

LAKE PLACID, N.Y. — Canada's Kaillie Humphries and Melissa Lotholz finished second in a women's World Cup bobsled event Friday.

Americans Jamie Greubel-Poser and Cherelle Garrett won the event in one minute 53.48 seconds after posting the fastest time in both runs. Humphries, of Calgary, and Lotholz, of Barrhead, Alta., were second in 1:53.91.

Austrians Christina Hengster and Sanne Monique Dekker were third in 1:54.30.

It was Greubel-Poser's second win of the season and third overall. She closed within 10 points of Humphries for the overall series lead at the halfway point of the eight-race World Cup schedule.

The Associated Press

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