Fort Kent girls, Caribou boys tops at first Aroostook Nordic meet

FORT KENT, Maine — The Fort Kent girls and Caribou boys took team honors at the first Aroostook High School Nordic ski meet of the season Tuesday, Jan. 26 at the Fort Kent Outdoor Center. 

Fort Kent Community High School took first place as a team for the girls in the freestyle 5k event scoring 780, followed by Madawaska Middle/High School with 765, Caribou High School right behind in third at 763, Presque Isle High School at 759, and Ashland finishing at 551. 

Boys scores proved Caribou High School as the winning team with Madawaska took second at 764, followed by Fort Kent with 764, Ashland with 748 and Maine School of Science and Mathematics of Limestone with 186.

In individual times, Miguel Sanclemente of Fort Kent proved the fastest at 13:40.5, followed by Luke Streinz at 13:45.2, whose school was not named and who was listed as “independent.” Justin Pelletier of Madawaska rounded out the top three for the boys with a time of 14:35.5. 

On the girls end, Kayley Bell of Caribou raced fastest at 17:14.6. Emma Pelletier of Madawaska took individual second place honors at 17:34, followed by Mya Eno of Fort Kent who raced to third place for the girls with a time of 17:55.

Athletes from multiple Aroostook County high schools gathered at the Fort Kent Outdoor Center for the first Nordic ski meet of the season on Tuesday. (Courtesy of Colin Jandreau)

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