Taylor Gordon of Mt. Blue was victorious in the Black Mountain Woman’s Giant Slalom on January 31st. Gordon had runs of 57.17 and 57.69 for a total of 1:54.86 to capture the gold. Edward Little High School Senior Miranda Chadbourne took second place with a two-run total of 2:01.35. Katie Ide of Maranacook HS took third with a total of 2:03.88. Other top six finishers were Jordan Cummings of Edward Little, Dana Reynolds of Maranacook, and Cortney Larson of Edward Little.
In the boys race, Mt. Blue took all three podium spots with Eli Yeaton taking the gold with a two-run total of 1:53.29. Teammate Josh Smith took second with a total time of 1:54.14. In third was Jake Kearing, who had a total of 1:54.60. Rounding out the top six were Quinn Breen of John Bapst, Miles Lambke of Skowhegan, and Jacob Tyler of John Bapst.
This race served as a tuneup for next weeks Mountain Valley and Kennebec Valley Athletic Conference Championships.