Falmouth/Waynflete takes Day 1 Lead
Falmouth/Wanflete's Andrew Christie was fastest on the Black Mountain Giant Slalom course on February 17th. Christie had runs of 51.21 and 50.71 for the two run total of 1:41.92 to win the gold in the Men's Class A State Championship. Second place went to Marshwood's Quinn Maguire, who's fast times of 51.59 and 51.12 gave him a two-run combined score of 1:42.71. Taking the bronze medal was Jett Lindelof of Islesboro with runs of 52.71 and 51.89 (1:44.60).
Fourth place went to Josh Smith of Mt. Blue with a combined score of 1:46.97. Taking fifth place was Nolan Dries of Windham, who had a total time of 1:47.13. Skiing to a combined time of 1:47.62 was Falmouth/Waynflete's Porter Bealieu, giving him sixth place.
Other top 10 finishers were Tim Teguis of Kennebunk (1:48.64), Nick Bancroft of Oxford Hills (1:49.69), Sam Goodspeed of Mt. Blue (1:49.87), and Fryeburg's Hogan Bemis (1:49.99).
After the first day of competition, Falmouth/Waynflete held a 752 to 736 lead over second place Mt. Blue in team points. Freeport/Brunswick was in third wih 734 points.
The men will continue their chase for the team state championship tomorrow with the running of the slalom race.