Joey Rouhana of Falmouth High School won the 2022 MPA Class A Nordic Classical Championship at Black Mountain of Maine on February 23rd. Rouhana Navigated to soft 5k course in 16:37.3 to win the gold. The silver medal went to Mt. Blue Cougar Carson Zundel with a time of 17:32.3. Taking the bronze and the final podium position was Zundel's skimate Henri McCourt, who crossed the line at the 17:46.9 mark.
Falmouth's Ryan Gray took 4th place with a time of 18:05.7. Right behind him was Portland High Schooler George Threall, who finished in 18:11.5. Rounding out the top 6 was Cougar Josh Smith with a finish of 19:03.9.
Racing will continue tomorrow as the field of 67 skiers will be chasing Rouhana in the 5k Freestyle Pursuit. This group will be the last ones out, with a scheduled start of 12:30 pm. Because of the anticipated hard and fast course, the race organizers have eliminate the infamous "High School Hill".
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