Johnstown ski teams compete at Willard

GREENWICH — The Johnstown boys and girls alpine ski teams competed in the Stillwater-Cambridge Invitational on Monday at Willard Mountain.

In the girls race, Schuylerville’s Hannah Klingebiel won the one-run slalom event with a time of 34.51 seconds.

Queensbury’s Maddie Montgomery (34.74) was second and Emma Willard’s Calynn Cerniglia (36.01) was third.

Emily Fleming was Johnstown’s top finisher, placing fifth with a time of 36.73 seconds. Molly Lake (37.80) was eighth for the Lady Bills. Emily Frank (47.67) was 35th for Johnstown, Taryn Ringer (54.19) was 48th and Molly Memrick (57.55) was 52nd.

Emma Willard claimed the team title with a total of 17 points. Queensbury was second with 26 points and Shenendehowa was third with 44 points. Johnstown was fifth with 48.5 points.

In the boys race, Stillwater-Cambridge’s Ian Montgomery won the slalom event with a time of 32.61 seconds. Niskayuna’s Nick Fratterigo (34.38 seconds) was second and Saratoga Springs’ Andrew Zilka (34.71) was third.

Tyler Kortz was Johnstown’s top finisher, placing 16th with a time of 39.40 seconds. Ben Krempa (40.67) was 21st, Ben Lake (45.78) was 35th and Jacob Martelle (1:02.95) was 47th. Peter VanDenburgh failed to finish the course for the Sir Bills.

Stillwater-Cambridge won the team title with 12 points, while Saratoga Springs was second with 26.5 points. Niskayuna and shenendehowa tied for third with 29 points. Johnstown was seventh with 72 points.