Julia Pomeroy, a skimeister skiing for Spruce Mountain HS in Jay, won the Girls Class B Giant Slalom Championships at Black Mountain of Maine in Rumford on February 21st. The Phoenix Senior had runs of 51.37 and 56.10 to win with a two-run total of 1:47.47. Finishing in second place was Abigal Landry of Telstar with a combined time of 1:49.73. Grabbing the final podium position was Maranacook's Katie Ide, who finished at 1:50.24. Alice MacKay of Mt. Abram (1:50.32), Caroline Welch of Maranacook (1:50.42) and John Bapst's Abbie Tyler (1:50.74) finished in the next three positions.
The Maranacook girls captured the State Alpine Championship with 1,501 points, with Fort Kent coming in second.
In the boys race, Cape Elizabeth Senior Devon Lathrop grabbed the gold with a two-run total of 1:42.93. He was followed by teammate and slalom champion Killian Lathrop, who had a combined score of 1:43.95. Finishing third was Yarmouth's Thomas Morris with a time of 1:44.00. In fourth place was Wisdom's Jacob Roy, who led the field after the first run. Fifth place went to Cape's Tiernan Lathrop (1:45.05) while Lake Region's Logan Davis finished in sixth (1:45.19).
The boys State Class B Alpine Championship was won by Cape Elizabeth with 1,567 points, while Yarmouth came in second ((1,504)
For complete results, go to https://www.chisholmskiclub.org/index.php/mpa-class-b-alpine-championships-2-21-2-21
Abbie Tyler of John Bapst High School had runs of 43.52 and 51.00 for a two-run total of 1:34.52 to win the girls 2019 MPA Class B State Champion Slalom race at Black Mountain in Rumford on February 20. Finishing closely behind the Crusader Junior was Abigal Landry of Telstar, who had a two-run total of 1:34.68. Third place went to Spruce Mountain skimeister Julia Pomeroy with a two-run total of 1:37.11. Rounding out the top six were Riley Sibley of Fort Kent (1:37.92), Dana Schwartz of Cape Elizabeth (1:38.33), and Eleanor Donahue of Yarmouth (1:41.26).
In the boys race, Junior Killian Lathrop of Cape Elizabeth HS was crowned state champion with runs of 39.80 and 44.75 for a two-run total of 1:24.55. Coming in second place was Jacob Roy, and impressive junior skier competing for Wisdom HS in St. Agatha. He had a two-run total of 1:24.69. In third place was Robbie McKee of Maranacook at 1:26.39. Other top skiers in the slalom were Devon Lathrop (127.31) and Tiernan Lathrop (1:28.58) of Cape and Yarmouth Hish School's Thomas Morris (128.85).
Competition continues on Thursday with the Giant Slalom. All scheduled events have been moved back one hour in anticipation of the snowstorm that is predicted for the overnight hours. First runs are now scheduled to begin at 10:00 am.
Start times may be altered only by the Jury.
All coaches will be notified as events are changed or updated.
DAY ONE: Wednesday, February 20 – Slalom Competition
7:00 a.m. Coaches’ meeting at Black Mountain
8:00 a.m. – 8:45 a.m. Joint Slalom Course Inspection (run 1)
9:00 a.m. Girls Slalom Competition (run 1)
Boys Slalom Competition (run 1)
12:00 - 12:45 p.m. Joint Slalom Course Inspection (run 2)
1:00 p.m. Girls Slalom Competition (run 2)
Boys Slalom Competition (run 2)
DAY TWO: Thursday, February 21 - Giant Slalom
NOTE: Because of the impending storm, the Thursday schedule of events has been pushed back one hour. Below is the adjusted schedule.
8:00 a.m. Coaches’ meeting at Black Mountain
9:00 a.m. – 9:45 a.m. Joint Giant Slalom Course Inspection (run 1)
10:00 a.m. Girls Giant Slalom Competition (run 1)
Boys Giant Slalom Competition (run 1)
1:00 p.m. – 1:45 p.m. Joint Giant Slalom Course Inspection (run 2)
2:00 p.m. Girls Giant Slalom Competition (run 2)
Boys Giant Slalom Competition (run 2)
Alpine Awards will be presented after the Final Boys’ races.