The Town of Webb School High School Nordic Ski Team was named Section III Champions following sectional competitions on Wednesday, February 15 and Friday, February 17.
Competing in the races were teams representing Holland Patent, Adirondack, Whitesboro, and Camden high schools.
Wednesday’s competition was held at McCauley Mountain with the girls skiing in a 6K Freestyle Race, and the boys in a 9K Freestyle Race .
On Friday, Classic Relay Races were held at Osceola Ski Center.
Per a longstanding tradition, the girls’ and boys’ state teams, and the individual girl and boy sectional champions were announced at a banquet following the second day of sectional competition.
This year’s banquet was hosted by Adirondack Central High School.
Webb’s Maddie Phaneuf was named Girls’ Nordic Champion, an honor she has achieved for the past four years.
Adam Luban, also a member of the Webb team, was named Boys’ Nordic Champion.
Members of the Girls and Boys Section III Nordic Champions Team are: Maddie Phaneuf, Megan Greene, Allyson Brosemer, Olivia Phaneuf, Andrea Frey and Jessica Hannah, Adam Luban, Evan Nahor, Henry Uzdavinis, Tecwyn Williams, and Colin Criss.
John Leach is coach of the both teams.Members of the team who have qualified for advancement to the Girls’ State Nordic Championships are Maddie Phaneuf, Megan Greene, Andrea Frey, Allison Brosemer and Olivia Phaneuf.
Jessica Hannah also qualified but will be competing in the State Alpine Championships, for which she has also qualified.
The boys who will be moving on to the state competition are Adam Luban, Colin Criss and Tecwyn Williams.