School skiing: Queensbury’s Montgomery wins giant slalom state title

Niskayuna’s Fraterrigo finishes second
Hunter Montgomery of Queensbury High School won the boys’ giant slalom at the NYSPHSAA championships Tuesday at Gore Mountain.
Hunter Montgomery of Queensbury High School won the boys’ giant slalom at the NYSPHSAA championships Tuesday at Gore Mountain.

NORTH CREEK — Hunter Montgomery of Queensbury and Nick Fraterrigo of Niskayuna finished first and second, respectively, in the boys’ giant slalom on the second day of Alpine competition at the NYSPHSAA championships at Gore Mountain Tuesday.

Montgomery had the fastest time in both runs, a 1:08.08 followed by a 1:10.90 for a total of 2:18.98, .28 faster than Fraterrigo.

In the girls’ giant slalom, Hannah Klingebiel of Schuylerville (2:24.39) was third behind Logan Frederickson of Ellicottville (2:20.41) and Samantha Burton of Horace Greeley (2:21.22).

Melissa Taggert of Shenendehowa (2:26.55) and Maddie Montgomery of Queensbury (2:28.88) also finished in the top 10.

The Section II girls finished on top of the section standings in Alpine, with 668 points to 611 for Section V.

The Ellicottville girls and Pittsford boys won team titles.

In the relay portion of the Nordic competition on Day 2, the Section 2A team of Paul Lindsay, Sam Bordeau and Erik Schreiner finished second to Honeoye Falls (18:41.7) with a time of 18:46.4.

Katrin Schreiner, Katie Culliton and Bailey Gengel of Section II (23:36.6) finished third behind Brighton (22:39.6) and Section 5A.

The Mayfield girls finished second in the team standings.


Section scores: Section V 669, Section I 606, Section II 601, Section VII 374, Section IV 326, Section IX 320, Section III 308, Section VI 150.
Team scores: Pittsford 88, Mamaroneck 83, Saranac Lake 77, Saratoga Springs 63, Monticello 54, Ithaca 52, Old Forge 44, Ellicottville 16.
Giant slalom top 10
(Two runs)

Hunter Montgomery (Queensbury), 2:18.98; Nick Fraterrigo (Niskayuna), 2:19.26; Robert Lundberg (Mamaroneck), 2:21.03; Owen August (Pittsford), 2:21.28; Sawyer Duserick (McQuaid), 2:21.46; Ryan Morse (Ithaca), 2:22.16; Jared Bliken (Scarsdale), 2:22.48; Zane Graham (Pittsford), 2:22.60; Nolan Evans (Williamsville), 2:22.90; Andrew Fogarty (Saranac Lake), 2:22.94.
Section scores: Section II 668, Section V 611, Section I 583, Section VI 477, Section III 316, Section IX 270, Section VII 205, Section IV 199.
Team scores: Ellicottville 92, Pittsford 84, Shenendehowa 76, John Jay/North Salem 72, Saranac Lake 57, Monticello 45, Holland Patent 30, Margaretville 25.
Giant slalom top 10
(Two runs)
Logan Frederickson (Ellicottville), 2:20.41; Samantha Burton (Horace Greeley), 2:21.22; Hannah Klingebiel (Schuylerville), 2:24.39; Candice Kasahara (Williamsville), 2:25.04; Sophie Browne (Pittsford), 2:25.74; Melissa Taggert (Shenendehowa), 2:26.55; Hayly Frederickson (Ellicottville), 2:27.38; Shannon Hughes (Pittsford), 2:27.70; Ashley Binette (John Jay), 2:28.20; Maddie Montgomery (Queensbury), 2:28.88.


Section scores: Section V 441, Section VII 404, Section II 215, Section III 200, Section IX 69.
Team scores: Honeoye Falls-Lima 88, Lake Placid 73, Queensbury 61, New Paltz 32, Camden 31.
Top 5 relays
Honeoye Falls-Lima (Ian McGuire, Cameron McDaniel, Teddy Warfle), 18:41.7; Section 2A, 18:46.4; Section 7A, 18:47.3; Lake Placid, 19:00.0; Queensbury, 19:46.4.
Section scores: Section V 248, Section II 397, Section VII 353, Section III 187, Section IX 186.
Team scores: Brighton 88, Mayfield 74, Lake Placid 59, Camden 42, New Paltz 29.
Top 5 relays
Brighton (Zofia Stefankovic, Grace Mattern, Emelia Jordan), 22:39.6; Section 5A, 22:49.4; Section 2A, 23:36.6; Section 7A, 24:13.5; Section 5B, 25:06.1.

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