Tim Hughes of Queensbury and Kelly Blackhurst of Johnsburg were the combined champions at the Alpine portion of the Ahearn Memorial Ski Meet Saturday at Royal Mountain.
Carly Wynn and Kevin Sprague of Queensbury won the individual Nordic titles at Lapland Lake on Friday.
Johnstown was the host school.
Blackhurst, a junior, skied off with her crown by winning the girls’ slalom in the morning and placing fourth in the afternoon giant slalom.
Melissa Dombroski, a Shenendehowa senior, was the girls’ giant slalom victor. Runner-up spots went to Brielle Korenowski of Stillwater in slalom and Jesse Burdett of Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake in giant slalom. Burdett was also third in slalom, with Liz Schwab of Saratoga Springs taking third place in giant slalom.
Shenendehowa won the girls’ team title in slalom with the quartet of Melandie Scuderi (fourth), Dombroski (fifth), Jourdan Pignatelli (17th) and Kaitlyn Tepper (20th).
The Queensbury girls were first in giant slalom. Scoring for the Spartans were Alexis Hudson (fifth), Sierra Genier-Metivier (eighth), Emily Magee (17th) and Megan Schemerhorn (21st).
In the boys’ slalom race, Shenendehowa senior Steve Brown was first, beating out Hughes by .72 seconds. Skiing into third place was Alex West of Lake George. Hughes bounced back in the giant slalom to edge runner-up Jake Jacobs of Glens Falls by .48 seconds. Paul Dreyer of Saratoga was third.
Saratoga Springs came home with both the boys’ slalom and giant slalom team titles. The winning slalom team was comprised of Will Dreyer (fifth), Dave Scavone (seventh), JB Noonan (eighth) and Tom Bishop (12th).
Paul Dreyer led the Blue Steaks to victory in giant slalom with his third-place finish. His brother, Will, was sixth, with Noonan 10th and Scavone 12th.
Wynn’s win at Lapland Lake was by a whopping two minutes and 14 seconds. That’s not surprising, considering that she is undefeated over two seasons in Section II competition and the reigning New York state champion in cross country skiing. Her teammate, Danielle Winslow, was second, followed by Kati Christoffel of Shenendehowa. Julianne LaJoie of Queensbury placed fourth to sew up the girls’ team title for the Spartans. Johnsburg, led by Emily Burns’ fourth-place finish, was second to Queensbury in team scoring.
Queensbury might have had a sweep in the boys’ Nordic race, but Willie Underwood of Lake George slipped into second place behind Sprague to break it up.
Shenendehowa 46, Saratoga Springs 61, Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake 67, Johnsburg 83, Albany Academy 208, Queensbury 225, Gloversville/Mayfield 306, Lake George 308, Niskayuna 324, Holy Names 337, Johnstown 364, Glens Falls 411, Schuylerville 467.
Kelly Blackhurst (JB) 45.39, Brieele Korenowski (Stillwater) 45.98, Jesse Burdett (BH-BL) 46.01, Melanie Scuderi (Shen) 46,34, Melissa Dombroski (Shen) 46.92, Liz Schwab (Sar) 47.61, Kelsey Cioffi (N) 48.72, Kirstin Swits (BH-BL) 48.75, Madison Daly (AA) 49.27, Sarah Phillips (LG) 49.46.
Queensbury 51, Shenendehowa 56, Albany Academy 62, Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake 64, Saratoga Springs 185, Johnsburg 208, Johnstown 295, Niskayuna 344, Lake Geroge 388, Gloversville-Mayfield 418, Stillwater 420, Glens Falls 431, Holy Names 480, Schuylerville 487.
Melissa Dombroski (Shen) 33.29, Jesse Burdett (BH-BL) 33.65, Liz Schwab (Sar) 33.87), Kelly Blackhurst (JB) 34.15, Alexis Hudson (Q) 34.21, Kelsey Cioffi (N) 34.44, Kirstin Swits (BH-BL) 34.60, Sierra Genier-Metivier (Q) 34.89, Brielle Korenowski (SW) 35.01, Brittney Allard (JB) 35.33.
Saratoga Springs 32, Queensbury 41, Albany Academy 73, Johnstown 103, Lake George 112, Shenendehowa 139, Niskayuna 153, Glens Falls 206, LaSalle 317, Gloversville-Mayfield 438.
Steve Brown (Shen) 40.38, Tim Hughes (Q) 41.10, Alex West (LG) 42.74, Peter Gryga (Q) 43.17, Will Dreyer (Sar) 43.18, Dominick Weeber (N) 43.32, Dave Scavone (Sar) 43.47, JB Noonan (Sar) 44.19, Alex Slemp (Shen) 44.42, Sam Spiralny (AA) 44.47.
Saratoga Springs 31, Queensbury 54, Shenendehowa 68, Lake George 69, Johnstown 70, Albany Academy 71, Niskayuna 124, Glens Falls 210, Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake 312, LaSalle 357, Gloversville-Mayfield 371, Schuylerville 448.
Tim Hughes (Q) 31.19, Jake Jacobs (GF) 31.67, Paul Dreyer (Sar) 31.91, Dominick Weeber (N) 31.96, Steve Brown (Shen) 32.07, Will Dreyer (Sar) 32.24, Alex Slemp (Shen) 32.52, Alex Simon (JT) 32.57, Alex West (LG) 32.71, JB Noonan (Sar) 33.05.
GIRLS’ CROSS COUNTRY
Queensbury 7, Johnsburg 19, Shenendehowa 32, Scotia-Glenville 40, Lake George 40, Guilderland 62, Mayfield 64, Glens Falls 72.
Carly Wynn (Q) 26:13, Danielle Winslow (Q) 28:27, Kati Christoffel (Shen) 29:17, Julianne Lajoie (Q) 29:38, Emily Burns (JB) 29:51, Hannah Jay (JB) 30:23, Emma Underwood (LG) 32:30, Holly Osowiecki (JB) 30:51, Kate Mulcahy (GF) 31:15, Brittany Winslow (Q) 31:17.
BOYS’ CROSS COUNTRY
Queensbury 8, Scotia-Glenville 32, Lake George 33.5, Guilderland 47, Johnsburg 56.5, Shenendehowa 62, Canajoharie 72.5, Glens Falls 88.
Kevin Sprague (Q) 30:01, Willie Underwood (LG) 31:58, Will Frielinghaus (Q) 32:01, Pat Carroll (Q) 32:02, Dan Stevens (S-G) 32:42, Drew Nevins (Q) 32:47, Steven Petramale (LG) 33:27, Nick Underwood (Q) 33:45, Josh Norman (May) 37:37, Tyler Morse (JB) 38:15
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