Eli Shifrin, skiing for Gould, scorced the 3k course on the historic John Roderick ski trails in 9:21.4 to comfortably win the 2019 Jr Sassi Championship on January 26th. There was a dead heat for second place between Auburn's Ellis Slover and Portland's Daniel Niles, who each finished in 10:01.7 to share the second podium spot. Other top 6 finishers in the field of 67 were Benjamin Condit of Auburn, who with a time of 10:10.0, just missed medaling, and Zachary Ross and Beckett Cote, who both skied for Central Maine.
In the girls' race, Briget Reusch of Farmington Area Ski Team took the gold with a time of 10:40.6. The silver went Reusch's teammate Kamryn Joyce with a time of 10:52.1. Naomi MacGadney of Central Maine finished in 11:38.6 to earn the bronze. Moriah Reusch of FAST, Elise Creagan of York, and Annabelle Brooks of Portland rounded out the top six. Like the boys, 67 girls competed in the race.
JUNIOR – SASSI MEMORIAL
CROSS COUNTRY INVITATIONAL
JANUARY 26, 2019
BLACK MOUNTAIN OF MAINE
39 GLOVER ROAD
RUMFORD, MAINE 04276
9:00 AM BOYS
|EVENT:||3km CLASSICAL 15 second interval start|
|SEEDING:||Racers to be seeded from fastest to slowest.|
|AWARDS:||Awards will be approximately 10:30 PM. Location to be announced. Racers must be present to win the bib draws.|
|COACHES MEETING:||8:00 AM in the timing building (optional).|
|WAX TESTING:||Wax testing allowed on the course up to 15 minutes before the start. Everyone must ski in the direction of the race course.|
|WAXING:||Wax rooms available (for a fee) in the wax building on a first come first serve basis.|
|COURSE MOVEMENT:||All spectators and coaches are welcome out on the course during race. Skiers must travel in the direction of the race course at all times.|
|ENTRY DEADLINE:||January 23, 2019 by 8 PM.
No change to start order on race day.
For questions, Cell: 207-357-8844 (ask for Bob)
|REGISTRATION:||Entry fee $9.00 per athlete. Two coaches comp passes per team.
Make checks payable to: CHISHOLM SKI CLUB
P.O. BOX 616
RUMFORD, MAINE 04276
|BIB PICK-UP:||Bib pick-up will be in race headquarters upon arrival at Black Mountain. Race headquarters opens at 8:00 AM. Please return unused bibs prior to the start of the race. $50.00 fee charged for any lost bib.|
Copies of the official results will be made available in race headquarters shortly after the race protest period. Visit our web site https://www.chisholmskiclub.org/index.php/jr-sassi-3k-classical-1-26-19 for race results as well.
This is a chance for Junior Skiers in grades 8 and under from across the State, both A and B to come together in one great event with a course and venue prepared to a National level. Come make this event the premier event of the season.