In the initial race at Black Mountain this season, Anna Erb and Sam McKee came away victorius in the High School Giant Slalom on January 29th. Erb, skiing for Maranacook HS, had times of 33.96 and 34.08, a total time of 1:08.04 to grab the victory. Edward Little's Courtney Larson was second with a total time of 1:11.99. Third place went to Erb's teammate Ella Delisle at 1:13.85. Taking the next three spots were Maranacook's Meghan Mahoney, Mt. Blue's Katie Yeaton, and Abigail Williams of Camden Hills.
In the boys race, Sam McKee of Maranacook took top honors with runs of 31:88 and 31.56 for a 1:03.44 total time. Mt. Blue's Josh Smith came in second with a total of 1:04.28. Heff Lindlehoff of Islesboro was third with a 1:06.62 total. Rounding out the top six were Jack Kearing of Mt. Blue, Emerson Brott of Camden Hills, and Mt. Blue's Xander Gurney.