Fort Kent teams are County ski champions

FORT KENT, Maine — Fort Kent teams ruled the slopes at the Aroostook County Alpine Ski meet held Saturday at Lonesome Pine Trails.

The Fort Kent Community High School boys and girls alpine ski teams both placed first at the competition. Caribou took both second place positions.

Warrior Lyndsay Ouellette was the fastest individual female race in the Slalom with a combined time of 1:27.04 over two runs. Her teammates Elly Sirois (1:28.14) and Mallory Sirois (1:28.32) placed second and third respectively.

Ouellette also dominated the girls Giant Slalom with a time of 1:50.25. Edie Shea of Caribou took second place (1:51.86) and Jess Cobb of Greenville High School raced to a third place finish (1:52.62).

Sam Roy of Madawaska High School was the fastest individual male racer in the Slalom with a combined time of 1:44.30. Pierre Hickey Fort Fairfield High School took second (1:16.72) followed by Griffin Sibley of Fort Kent (1:47.2).

In the boys Giant Slalom it was Hickey in first with a time of 1:16.72, followed by Roy (1:17.90) and Sibley (1:19.18).

Overall Alpine team scores for the boys were: Fort Kent, 1,555; Caribou, 1,544;
Central Aroostook, 1,467; and Presque Isle, 1,452.

The team scores for the girls were: Fort Kent – 1,577, Caribou – 1,538, Presque Isle – 1,497 and Greenville – 1,120

Fort Kent coach Leslie Marquis said she was proud of the Warriors.

“Proud not only for their performance, but mostly for their attitude and appreciation for ski racing this season,” Marquis said. “Our season was very different compared to other seasons. This team never took a chance to race for granted. They skied with heart at every race and they had fun.”

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