by Beth Tickner
SECTIONAL III TEAM CHAMPIONS, GIRLS AND BOYS ALPINE...Front row from left: McKenzie Liddle, Jessica Hannah, Danielle Gibbs, Mara Gaffney, Lexie Haehl, Adam Levi, John Gaffney, Daniel Heroux and Adam Winslow. Back: Coach Tom Down, Brianna Brownsell, Lauren Holt, Camry Liddle, Hunter Lawrence, Griffin Kleps, Corey Down and West Tickner. Not pictured but part of the team are Carter Lawrence, Cy Barkauskas, Connor Glasser, Ella Mitchell, Maggie Queen and MacKenzie Kelly. Photo by Beth Tickner
The Town of Webb School Alpine Varsity Ski Team headed to Tully for Sectional competition on Tuesday, February 14th, and the kids’ Valentine’s Day evening was spent racing Slalom down Song Mountain in mild temperatures, which made racing at night more bearable.
The events started with Girls’ Slalom where, in the first run, McKenzie Liddle placed 1st, Lauren Holt 6th, Jessica Hannah 8th, Camry Liddle 9th, Lexie Haehl 10th, Mara Gaffney 13th, Maggie Queen 17th, Brianna Brownsell 25th, and Ella Mitchell 28th. Unfortunately Danielle Gibbs fell causing a DNF (Did Not Finish).
For the second run once again McKenzie Liddle led the team by placing 1st, Lauren Holt 5th, Lexie Haehl 9th, Jessica Hannah 10th, Camry Liddle 11th, Mara Gaffney 13th, Danielle Gibbs 18th, Briana Brownsell 28th, Ella Mitchell 30th, and Maggie Queen who finished 38th in spite of a fall and injury.
These results were strong enough that the Town of Webb girls now lead the Section in first place against the Holland Patent, Manlius Pebble Hill, South Lewis and Lowville teams. Continue reading