Day 1 of the Maine Junior Ski League Championships kicked off on February 16th with the girls 3k Classical Nordic race at Black Mountain. Bridget Reusch of Farmington Area Ski Team took top honors, completing the course in 11:22.2. Her sister and teammate came in second, finishing in 12:12.0. Third place went to another FAST skier, Kamryn Joyce, who crossed the finish line in 12:29.3. Rounding out the top six were Naomi Macgadney of Central Maine in 12:31.7, Nora McCourt of FAST (12:45.0), and Nellie Wotton of FAST (13:02.5).
In the boys race, it was Ellis Slover of Auburn taking the title with a time of 10:06.4. Second place went to Zachary Ross of Central Maine, who strided to a 10:30.0 finish. Bon Condit of Auburn grabbed third place, finishing in 10:59.1. Other top finishers were Beckett Cote of Central Maine (11:03.2), his teammate Lucas Newsom (11:24.4), and Carson Zundel of FAST (11:28.6).
Day 2 of the competition will be held at Lost Valley in Auburn on Wednesday, February 27th with the 3k Freestyle beginning at 2:00 pm.