Coach: Ron Gifford (12th year)

Conference: KVAC; Class: B

Last year’s result: Boys — Second at KVAC, first at states. Girls — Third at KVAC, fifth at states.

Returning athletes: Boys: Seniors — Matt Gyorgy, Connor Ireland,, Zach Lacasse, Hazen Searway; Juniors — Nathan Delmar, Avery Howe, Dennis Chiappetta, Andrew Coulombe, Drew Davis, Liam McNamara, Isaiah Weston, Steven White, Logan Violette, Charlie DeHaas (Winthrop). Girls: Seniors — Erin Guilmet, Melissa Garand; Juniors — Rachel Tooth, Elizabeth Rice, Molly Searway; Sophomores — Janika Pakulski, Ally Phair, Helen Murray-James.

Key losses: None.

Promising newcomers: Boys: Senior — Paul Martha; Juniors — Carlo Bozzola, Taylor Anderson, Elias Schimkat, Logan Stanley; Sophomore — Riley Maddocks; Freshmen — Jacob Coulombe,  Stefan Gavron, Adam Dunba, Brian McNamara, MacGuire Anaszewzki (Winthrop). Girls: Senior — Sahja Mendall; Juniors — Oriane Catillaz, Arianne Stinnesbeck, Judith Taxboeck; Freshmen — Lily Welch, Laura Ireland.

Season outlook: The boys’ team has a strong contingent returning from last year’s Class B state championship team. Returning Class B slalom champion Nathan Delmar will lead the way, but will be followed closely by Zach Lacasse, Matt Gyorgy, Liam McNamara, Connor Ireland and Dennis Chiappetta. The girls team has a strong contingent of returning skiers and six newcomers that will add depth and athletic talent to the returning group. Returning Class B slalom champion Erin Guilmet will provide the fire power at the top of the group, but will closely followed by Rachel Tooth, Janika Pakulski and Elizabeth Rice.

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