Skiing Roundup: Mayfield girls win Scotia-Glenville Invitational
PORTER CORNERS — The Mayfield girls nordic ski team claimed three of the top five spots on its way to a win in the Scotia-Glenville Invitational on Wednesday.
The meet was a 3K skate event that took place at Brookhaven Golf Course.
Mayfield finished with a team total of 10 points, while Queensbury was second with 19 points. Shenendehowa (46 points) was third, Lake George (56) was fourth and Guilderland (64) was fifth. Johnstown was eighth with a total of 93 points.
Mayfield’s Madison Relyea won the varsity girls race with a time of 8:12.7.
Hadley-Luzerne’s Katrin Schreiner (8:15.8) was second and Queensbury’s Raina Guay (8:43.6) was third.
Fianna Halloran (8:44.6) was fourth for Mayfield, while Delaney LaFontaine (8:57.5) was fifth.
Navea Aponte (13:42.8) was 45th for the Lady Panthers, Blake Hoose (15:57.3) was 59th and Alyssia Weichel (17:18.9) was 64th.
Julliana Morreale was Johnstown’s top finisher, placing 22nd with a time of 11:12.0.
Hannah Maxson (11:56.7) was 30th for the Lady Bills, Nicole Smon (13:09.6) was 41st, Madison King (14:56.2) was 52nd and Ally Salamack (19:48.8) was 67th.
In the boys race, Queensbury swept the top three spots to claim the team title.
The Spartans finished with 6 points, while Saratoga Springs was second with 27 points. Shenendehowa (45 points) was third, Johnsburg (49) was fourth and Lake George (57) was fifth. Mayfield was seventh with 111 points and Johnstown was eighth with 112 points.
Queensbury’s Lukas Jenkin won the boys race with a time of 7:06.2, while Queensbury’s Ben Jenkin (7:37.8) was second and Queensbury’s Sam Rowley (7:40.7) was third.
Mayfield’s Brice Williams was the top local finisher, placing seventh overall with a time of 8:24.9. Dylan Merk (10:16.7) was 34th for the Panthers, while Kevin Dutcher (21:50.1) was 70th.
Jayden Elston was Johnstown’s top finisher, placing 30th with a time of 9:53.1.
Garrett Bobowski (10:38.2) was 39th for the Sir Bills, Tyler Downing (11:08.8) was 43rd and Ayden Swedick (13:35.2) was 61st.
QUEENSBURY — The Johnstown and Broadalbin-Perth boys alpine ski teams competed in the Queensbury Invitational at West Mountain on Wednesday.
The meet was a two-run competition, which was scored separately.
Saratoga Springs won the team title in both runs.
In the first run, the Blue Streaks finished with a total of 10 points. Ballston Spa (19 points) was second, Shenendehowa (50) was third, Schuylerville (52) was fourth and Queensbury (58) was fifth. Johnstown was sixth with 68 points and B-P fielded an incomplete team.
Saratoga Springs finished the second run with a team total of 16 points to earn the win, while Shenendehowa was second with 31 points. Ballston Spa (37) was third, Johnstown was fourth with 45 points and Schuylerville (49) was fifth. Broadalbin-Perth fielded an incomplete team.
Christian Brothers Academy’s Cole Paton posted the fastest time in the first run, finishing with a time of 29.08 seconds.
Saratoga Springs’ Tyler Munter (29.56 seconds) was second, Saratoga Springs’ Matthew Moeckel (29.61) was third, Ballston Spa’s Brody Keneston (30.03) was fourth and Saratoga Springs’ Nate Rodriguez (30.28) was fifth.
Johnstown’s Carter Cheney was the top local finisher, placing 15th in the first run with a time of 31.37 seconds.
Jakob Hanna (32.93) was 25th for the Sir Bills, Andrew Lake (33.28) was 28th, Jack Miller (39.66) was 55th.
Tyler Osterhout was 34th for B-P with a time of 34.64 seconds.
Johnstown’s Ben Krempa did not finish the first run, while Broadalbin-Perth’s Nicholas Georgelos was disqualified.
In the second run, Shenendehowa’s Braden Kruk won with a time of 36.67 seconds.
Moeckel (36.76) was second, Munter (37.56) was third, Ballston Spa’s Evan Phelps (38.03) was fourth and Ballston Spa’s Ethan Huff (38.24) was fifth.
Cheney was the top local finisher, placing eighth with a time of 40.87 seconds.
Krempa (41.94) was 14th for the Sir Bills, Hanna (44.16) was 23rd, Lake (45.10) was 25th and Miller (57.35) was 47th.
Osterhout (50.43) was 35th for Broadalbin-Perth, while Georglos (52.80) was 39th.
In the junior varsity boys event, Broadalbin-Perth’s Collin Cotter topped the first run with a time of 29.56 seconds. He did not finish his second run.