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Makeup of Day 1 KVAC (Men’s Day)
Tuesday March 9, 2021
Location: Black Mountain of Maine
Please note that no spectators will be allowed at this race
Alpine Giant Slalom/Slalom
|7:15-8:00||Alpine Giant Slalom registration at the Main Lodge Ticket Window: bibs, fees, running orders - *Please remember that there will be no indoor preparation or warming areas. Plan your arrival time accordingly*|
|7:30||Alpine Coaches and officials meeting in Main Lodge Conference Room (2nd floor)|
|7:45||Lift opens for athletes|
|Gate Keepers meeting in Main Lodge Conference Room (each school provides 1 gatekeeper)|
|9:00||Start of Alpine Giant Slalom Race – 2 runs, Women, Men (one course reset)|
Slalom races will start 1.5 hrs. after the final GS skier finishes.
*All times may be modified due to unforeseen circumstances.
|Make checks payable to Chisholm Ski Club of Maine|
|Bibs are provided by Chisholm Ski Club|
|No racer is allowed on the race course or hill without bib visible.|
|Volunteers:||Each School must provide one Gate Keeper or Course Worker for both Alpine Events. If a school cannot supply a worker, they must notify Chad Brackett or Brant Remington (713-6603) by noon on Sunday, Feb. 28th, and pay a $50 fee so a replacement keeper can be scheduled. Skiing volunteers will be issued a Lift Pass as needed.|
|The main lodge will be open for restroom use and the Snack Bar will be open throughout the day.|
The Mt. Blue women captured the 2021 KVAC Alpine Championship on March 4th at Black Mountain. In the slalom, Oxford Hills' Liz Dieterich came in first with runs of 50.69 and 50.66 for a 1:41.35 two-run total. Second place went to Anna Erb of Maranacook, whose total time was 1:44.74. Finishing in third place was Courtney Larson of Edward Little, who had a total time of 1:44.91. Rounding out positions 4-6 were Bella Devivo of Oxford Hills (1:45.95), Sadie McDonough of Mt. Blue (1:46.24), and Camden Hills' Abigail Williams (1:49.43).
In the afternoon slalom event, the women battled wind gusts, Dieterich was again the fastest skier with runs of 50:61 and 48.38 for a total of 1:38.99. Larson moved up a spot to take second place, finishing her two runs at 1:42.83. Katie Yeaton of Mt. Blue took third with a 1:43.89 time. Also finishing in the top six were Devivo (1:44.77), McDonough (1:45.36) and Camden's Lily Stowe.
Fnishing with top team scores were Mt. Blue with 1,542 points, Maranacook at 1,488 points and Camden Hills with 1, 483.
The KVAC men will hold their alpine championship at Black Mountain on Tuesday, March 11th.
The Rangeley women's alpine team, skiing as an associate member of the Mountain Valley Conference, captured the 2021 MVC Alpine Championship at Black Mountain on March 3rd. In the Giant Slalom, the individual champion was Mountain Valley's Jaden Boulanger with runs of 58.80 and 58.50 for a two-run total of 1:57.50. Rangeley depth was the deciding factor in the team championship. The Lakers' Ameila Stokes finished second with a total time of 2:00.46. Third place went to Gabbie Gallant of Mountain Valley at 2:00.66, but she was the final Falcon scorer.
Rangeley took the next 3 scoring positions, with Bristol Quimby (2:01.30), Mya Laliberte (2:03.45), and Breezy Quimby (2:04.23) finishing 4,5, and 6 respectively.
In the afternoon, the attention turned to the slalom event, with 5 of the top 6 finishes belonging to Rangeley. Breezy Quimby captured the gold with times of 47.20 and 47/98 for a two-run total of 1:35.18. Her teammates Amelia Stokes (1:37.39) and Jutumn Williams (1:38.38) captured the silver and bronze. Rounding out the top 6 were Gabbie Gallant (1:47.08), Mya Laliberte (1:47.46), and Jaxyson Haley (1:51.06) of Rangenley.
The team scoring had Rangeley at the top with 1,580.0 points, Mountain Valley with 595.0 points, Mt. Abram with 578.0, and Spruce Mountain with 383.0.
In the men's Giant Slalom, Mountain Valley HS again had the individual champion with Nate Gallant recording times of 58.03 and 59.84 for the 1:57.87 two-run total. Fellow Falcon Joel Tardiff finished in second place with a total time of 2:01.05. The 3rd spot went to Daxxton Williams of Rangeley with a total of 2:07.30. Spruce Mountain's lone male skier, Jack Gilbert, took 4th place with a 2:08.85. Rangeley's Tucker MacFawn came in 5th with a score of 2:10.60. Mt. Abram then took 5 of the next 6 spots with Tre Pease, Ian Allen, Aden Richards, and Sulley Butler all scoring for the Roadrunners.
In the slalom event, Rangeley's Charlie Pye bounced back with a gold medal effort to record times of 46;43 and 48.25 for the total of 1:34.68. Teammate Sully Butler was second with a two-run total of 1:42.45. 3rd place went to Nate Gallant with a 1:42.89 total. Other top 6 finishers were Daxxton Williams (1:44.16), Tre Pease (1:44.30), and Joel Tardif (1:50.43).
Once again depth and consistant skiing proved to be the deciding factor as Mt. Abram captured the Men's Alpine Championship with 1,551.0 points. Second place went ot Mountain Valley with 1,179.0 points. Rangeley finished in 3rd place with 1,170.4 points, with Spruce Mountain rounding out the scoring with 389.0 points.
The Nordic teams will continue the competition at the Sugarloaf Outdoor Center on Tuesday, March 9th.