Hornets take second and fourth at Nordic opener

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Hornet Feora Leveillee competes at Craftsbury on Saturday during the Nordic Skiing season opener. PHOTO CONTRIBUTED

Hornet Feora Leveillee competes at Craftsbury on Saturday during the Nordic Skiing season opener.
PHOTO CONTRIBUTED

By Joe Cardello
The Essex Reporter

BFA St. Albans hosted the first Nordic Skiing meet of the 2014-15 season at Craftsbury on Saturday. The event came to a close with the Hornet boys’ team taking second place and the girls’ taking fourth place.

Senior Hornet Ethan John finished second with a time of 21:44.8. Steven Maloney 23:47.1 and Andrey Chmykh 24:58.6 were the next Hornets to finish at 12th and 22nd respectively among Division I skiers.

Sophomore Hornet Emma Farrington finished 19th among Division I skiers with a time of 29:48.0. Classmate Annemarie Martell finished shortly after at 30:07.1 and took 22nd among the Division I skiers. Katie Moino 31:46.8 was the third Essex skier and finished 30th in Division I.

Note: Hornet head coach Paul Allison noted that Ethan John had finished in second place and 11 seconds faster than the official time posted on www.802timing.com. He is since inquired about the placing change.

Nordic Ski Times