Mayfield’s Relyea places ninth at states

Mayfield's Madison Relyea skis during the New York State Public High School Athletic Association Nordic Skiing Championships at Gore Mountain Nordic Center in North Creek on Monday. (Adirondack Daily Enterprise/Justin Levine)

NORTH CREEK — Mayfield’s Madison Relyea finished ninth Monday at the New York State Public High School Athletic Association Nordic Skiing Championships at Gore Mountain Nordic Center.

Relyea, a freshman, finished with a time of 22:09.4 in the 7.5K skate race. It is the second straight trip to the state meet for Relyea, who finished 23rd last season at the state meet.

Brighton’s Grace Mattern won the girls race with a time of 20:23.0, while Honeoye Falls-Lima’s Natalie Northup was second with a time of 20:59.7.

Old Forge’s Emily Greene (21:13.8) was third, Queensbury’s Emily Atamanchuk (21:33.6) was fourth and Mendon’s Anna Schreifer (21:38.2) was fifth.

Queensbury’s Bailey Gengel (sixth, 21:43.8), Hadley-Luzerne’s Katrin Schreiner (eighth, 22:09.01), Shenendehowa’s Anna Wiedmann (12th, 22:34.4), Queensbury’s Maggie Borgos (15th, 22:55.2) and Glens Falls’ Katie Culliton (18th, 23:10.2) all posted top-20 finishes for Section II.

Other Section II finishers included Queensbury’s Annalise Beyerbach (23rd, 23:39.5), Shenendehowa’s Julianne Burns (25th, 23:45.0), Meghana Caron (26th, 23:46.0), Shenendehowa’s Eve Schoen (27th, 24:05.2) and Johnsburg’s Ava Anderson (31st, 25:09.6).

Queensbury leads the girls team standings with 50 points, while Pittsford Mendon is second with 42 points. Old Forge (41 points) is third, New Paltz (33) is fourth and Lake Placid (24) is fifth.

Section V leads the girls section standings with 243 points. Section II is second with 230 points, Section III is third with 159, Section IX is fourth with 129 and Section VII is fifth with 106 points.

Lake Placid’s Scott Schultz won the 10k boys skate race with a time of 26:27.0, while Queensbury’s Brian Beyerbach (28:07.3) was second. Honeoye Falls-Lima claimed the next three spots. Andrew Warfle (28:52.8) was third, for HF-L, Teddy Warfle (29:09.8) was fourth and Cam McDaniel (29:22.6).

Saratoga Catholic’s Mikey Halligan (seventh, 30:15.4), Hadley-Luzerne’s Eric Schreiner (11th, 31:01.8), Lake George’s Paul Lindsay (12th, 21:19.4), Saratoga Springs’ Alex Fragomeni (14th, 31:29.8), Johnsburg’s Seamus Tomb (15th, 31:33.1), Queensbury’s Daniel Manzella (19th, 31:57.4) and Glens Falls’ Sam Bordeau (20th, 31:57.6) all posted top-20 finishes for the Section II squad.

Other Section II finishers included Queensbury’s Lucas Jenkins (22nd, 32:26.2), Queensbury’s Nick Logan (23rd,, 32:29.3), Queensbury’s Bryce Beyerbach (28th, 33:04.8) and Queensbury’s Sullivan Fitzgerald (39th, 35:29.7).

Honeoye Falls-Lima leads the boys team standings with 51 points, while Lake Placid is second with 48 points. Queensbury (41 points) is third, Camden (26) is fourth and Wallkill (12) is fifth.

Section V leads the boys section standings with 248 points. Section II is second with 233 points, Section VII is third with 221 points, Section III is fourth with 140 points and Section IX is fifth with 29 points.

The nordic meet concludes today with the boys and girls relays, beginning at 10 a.m.

Alpine State Championship

CANANDAIGUA — Johnstown’s Emily Fleming finished 51st in the slalom competition Monday at the New York State Public High School Athletic Association Alpine Skiing Championships at Bristol Mountain.

In her first trip to the state meet, Fleming, a freshman, posted a time of 1:19.67 in her first run and a time of 57.04 seconds in her second run. Her first-run time was 56th fastest, while her second-run time was 33rd fastest.

Schuylerville’s Hannah Klingebeil posted the fastest time in both runs Monday, posting a time of 50.58 seconds in the first run and a time of 48.58 seconds in the second run for a total time of 1:39.16.

Queensbury’s Maddie Montgomery (1:44.33) was second and Emma Willard’s Chloe LaFaro (1:44.59) was third as Section II skiers swept the top three spots.

Victor’s Katie Carrier (1:45.67) was fourth and Horace Greeley’s Samantha Burton (1:45.75) was fifth.

Ballston Spa’s Clair Felton (16th, 1:51.35) and Queensbury’s Hayley Kingman (18th, 1:53.10) also posted top-20 finishes for Section II.

Other Section II finishers included Shenendehowa’s Melissa Taggert (21st, 1:53.93), Saratoga Springs’ Lucy Daley (28th, 1:55.66), Saratoga Springs’ Shannon Kelly (32nd, 1:58.10) and Saratoga Springs’ Alex Hoffman (36th, 2:02.32).

In the boys race, Queensbury’s Hunter Montgomery posted the fastest combined time of 1:23.53 in the two-run slalom event. Montgomery posted the third-fastest time of 42.85 seconds in the first run and the second-fastest time of 40.68 seconds in the second run.

Pittsford’s Max Hopfinger (1:24.14) was second, Old Forge’s Charlie Uzdavinis (1:24.59) was third, Stillwater’s Ian Montgomery (1:24.70) was fourth and Brighton’s Noah Shinaman (1:25.15) was fifth.

Uzadavinis was fastest in the first run with a time of 42.38 seconds, while Shinaman was fastest in the second run with a time of 39.10 seconds.

Shenendehowa’s Patrick Leonard (ninth, 1:26.35), Niskayuna’s Nick Fratterigo (18th, 1:28.62), Saratoga Springs’ Tre Rossi (19th, 1:29.20) and CBA’s Evan Toman (20th, 1:29.23) all posted top-20 finishes for Section II.

Also competing for Section II were Andrew Zilka (21st, 1:29.47), Niskayuna’s Corbin Round (31st, 1:35.25), Shenendehowa’s Andrew Parent (32nd, 1:35.53) and Saratoga Springs’ Tyler Munter (35th, 1:37.71). Shenendehowa’s Chase Paton failed to finish his second run.

The alpine meet concludes today with the giant slalom event, beginning at 10 a.m.

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