Chris Sheppard won his first race of the 2011 Oregon XC Series Saturday's Spring Thaw XC in Ashland. ©Pat Malach / FILE PHOTO

Chris Sheppard won his first race of the 2011 Oregon XC Series Saturday’s Spring Thaw XC in Ashland. ©Pat Malach / FILE PHOTO

Sheppard & Pennington hustle to wins at Horning’s XC