Mayfield’s Relyea wins state nordic title

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Mayfield’s Madison Relyea poses for a photo after winning the combined title at the New York State Public High School Athletic Association Nordic Skiing Championships at Harriet Hollister Spencer State Recreation Area in Springwater. (Photo submitted)

SPRINGWATER — Mayfield junior Madison Relyea earned the girls nordic combined award at the New York State Public High School Athletic Association Nordic Skiing Championships at Harriet Hollister Spencer State Recreation Area on Tuesday.

Relyea had the top time in the 3×3 classic relay event, helping Mayfield to a runner-up finish.

Relyea teamed with Fianna Halloran and Tatjana Bjelica to help the Lady Panthers post a time of 36:41.5.

Brighton won the event with a time of 35:37.3.

Mayfield’s Delaney LaFontaine was part of the Section 2B relay team that placed 12th with a time of 42:08.4.

Relyea was second in Monday’s 7.5k skate race, while Bjelica was 19th. Halloran was 26th for Mayfield on Monday and LaFontaine was 37th.

Brighton won the girls team title with 72 points. Saranac Lake was second with 68 points, Mayfield was third with 67 points, Camden was fourth with 47 points and New Paltz was third with 19 points.

In the girls section team standings, Section V was first with 456 points. Section II (416 points) was second, Section VII (356) was third, Section III (287) was fourth and Section IX (96) was fifth.

In the boys meet, Queensbury claimed the state title with 88 points.

Honeoye Falls-Lima (74 points) was second, Lake Placid (61) was third, New Paltz (46) was fourth and Holland Patent (22) was fifth.

Queensbury won the boys relay event as the team of Lucas Jenkin, Nick Logan and Teddy Borgos posted a time of 3:15.2.

Mayfield’s Braydon Jourden was part of the Section 2C team that was 11th with a time of 34:33.3

Jourden was 30th in Monday’s 10k skate race.

Pittsford Sunderland’s Rylan Hodson was the boys combined winner.

Section VII topped the boys section team standings with 415 points.

Section II was second with 412 points and Section V was third with 410 points. Section IX (177 points) was fourth and Section III (154) was fifth.

Johnsburg’s Sheridan Millington and Lake George’s Paul Lindsay earned the Section II Sportsmanship Awards.

Alpine Skiing

CANANDAIGUA — Johnstown’s Colin Cotter was 21st in giant slalom at the New York State Public High School Athletic Association Alpine Skiing Championships at Bristol Mountain.

Cotter posted a time of 1:02.23 in his first run and a time of 1:04.34 in his second run for a combined time of 2:06.57.

Cotter was 15th in the slalom event Monday.

Queensbury’s Hunter Montgomery was the boys alpine combined champion.

Oneida’s Alex Tooker won the giant slalom with a two-run combined time of 1:55.05. Saranac Lake’s Andrew Fogerty (1:56.22) was second and Montgomery (1:56.85) was third.

Mamaroneck won the boys team title with 84 points, while Pittsford was second with 79 points. Saratoga Springs was sixth with 52 points.

Section II topped the boys section team standings with 66 points. Section V (641 points) was second, Section I (597) was third, Section III (490) was fourth and Section IX (387) was fifth.

In the girls meet, Schuylerville’s Hannah Klingebiel was the girls alpine combined champion.

Ellicottville’s Logan Fredrickson won the giant slalom with two-run combined time of 1:56.58, while Ellicottville’s Hayly Fredrickson (1:59.48) was second. Shenendehowa’s Miceala Leonard was Section II’s top finisher, placing third with a combined time of 2:02.63.

Klingebiel was sixth with a combined time of 2:03.59.

Johnstown’s Robin Kruggel finished 13th with a two-run combined time of 2:07.77 Kruggel had a time of 1;04.93 in her first run and a time of 1:02.84 in her second run. Kruggel was disqualified in the slalom event Monday.

Pittsford won the girls team title with 86 points, while Ballston Spa was second with 81 points.

Section II topped the girls section team standings with 682 points. Section V (648 points) was second, Section I (582) was third, Section III (457) was fourth and Section IX (314) was fifth.

Saratoga Springs’ Tyler Munter and Ballston Spa’s Claire Felton earned the Section II Sportsmanship Awards.

By Paul Wager

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