Fort Kent Nordic athletes dominate the leaderboards in the first meet of the year

MADAWASKA, Maine — High School Nordic skiers from across the county gathered at the Four Seasons Trail Association in Madawaska on Jan. 4 for the first classic meet of the year. 

Fort Kent girls Nancy Martin, Rowan Tanguay, and Annabelle Reardon placed second, third and fourth respectively with their individual times putting their combined team score at 15. 

For the boys, Fort Kent’s combined score came out to 22 with Raphael Sanclemene placing second and Fletcher Marquis in third. 

Caribou’s combined team scores were 38 for the Viking girls and 40 for the boys putting them at second place in the meet overall. 

Combined scores for the girls team classic meet had Presque Isle in third with 43, Madawaska in fourth at 59, and Ashland in fifth at 81. 

For the boys combined scores, Ashland came in third with 43, followed by Southern Aroostook with 64, then Madawaska with 68. 

Caribou Viking’s girls team saw Kayley Bell as the fastest individual racer with a time of 19 minutes, 39.7 seconds and Southern Aroostook’s only male racer, Luke Streinz, had the fastest individual time for the boys at 16:12.2. 

MADAWASKA, Maine — January 4, 2022 — Robbie Poiesz (left) of Madawaska comes up behind Alden Wilcox (right) of Caribou in a ski meet at the Four Seasons Lodge in Madawaska, Maine on Jan. 4, 2022.

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