H.S. Skiing: Luce sisters tops again; Camden Hills, Maranacook win titles


It was closer than on Day 1, but Elise Luce is still faster than her sister.

With a combined time of 1:25.94, Mt. Abram’s Elise Luce topped sister Erin by less than two seconds to claim the Class B slalom crown on Wednesday, the second and final day of alpine competition at the Class B State Skiing Championships at Big Rock Ski Area in Mars Hill.

The 1-2 finish helped the Roadrunners to a third place overall finish in the alpine competition.

Meanwhile, Camden Hills overcame a four-point deficit in a big way to capture the girls’ alpine combined title. Scoring only 29 points in Wednesday’s slalom, the Windjammers were 13 points better than Yarmouth, earning a nine-point alpine combined victory.

Sasha Jones (fourth), Lydia Morin (seventh), Hayley Aydelott (eighth) and Julie Beachesne (10th) led the charge for Camden Hills.

In the boys’ competition, Maranacookā€™s Alec Daigle and Matt Delmar took first and second in the slalom, and teammates Kelby

Mace (seventh) and Tobias Smith (11th) helped the Black Bears take down the Class B alpine title. Their 62-point total through both events was 18 better than Yarmouth.

Cody Jacques of Spruce Mountain finished in fifth position Wednesday, while Noah Lobozzo of Gray-New Gloucester edged into the top ten, in 10th position.

In the overall Class B team competition, through three events, Yarmouth holds an 88-point advantage over Camden Hills in the girls’ competition, while the Clippers’ boys’ squad holds a 49-point advantage over Maranacook. The Class B meet concludes Thursday with the freestyle nordic race.