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, Maranacook’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.