Jandreau, Bartley top skiers at Caribou Nordic freestyle

CARIBOU, Maine — The Caribou Viking girls’ and boys’ teams came out on top in Monday’s freestyle Nordic meet, under snowy, but not frigid skies. It was, however, skiers from Madawaska, Presque Isle and Fort kent who captured the top individual spots in the five kilometer race.

Madawaska Owl Isabelle Jandreau’s time of 19:19.2 earned her the top spot among the girls. Presque Isle’s Izzy Jackson was a close second, with a time of 20:06.3.

Fort Kent native Dolcie Tanguay, skiing with the Maine School of Science and Mathematics, finished third.

Central Aroostook’s Kirsten Main (4) and Caribou’s Abigail Wimmer (5) rounded off the top five racers.

The top Fort Ket skiers were Riley Sibley (11), Brice Carson (13), Lexi Lovley (14) and Mya Eno (17).

Jandreau’s teammate, Emma Pelletier, finished 16th.

Max Bartley of Presque Isle was once again, the top skier in the boys’’ race, with a time of 17:44.7. Fort Kent’s Niko Naranja skied to a 2nd place finish, with  time of 18:33.0.

Caribou skiers Alec Cyr (3), Devin White (4) and Evan Desmond (5), rounded off the top five.

Madawaska top skiers were Justin Pelletier (12), Brandon Ringuette (17) and Matt Cyr (18). Naranja’s teammates Reeve Voisine (6) and Cole Bennett (16) were Fort Kent’s other top skiers.

The Fort Kent boys team came in 2nd and girls finished 3rd, only two points behind Madawaska.

The next scheduled high school Nordic meet is Friday at the Nordic Heritage Center in Presque Isle.

All photos by Don Eno.

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