Brady Alpine ski team hoists Capital Cup
The Bishop Brady Alpine Ski team won the Capital Cup, hosted by Proctor Academy, as both the boys’ and girls’ teams finished first to help the Green Giants to the combined win Wednesday. The Brady boys totaled 385 points to beat Bow (377), Hopkinton (367), Concord (347) and Pembroke (344). In the girls’ race, Brady (386) beat Concord (369), Hopkinton (367), Pembroke (339) and Bow (186). John Stark also competed in the event.
I n the boys’ race, Suni Choi (62.55) and Danny Bryck (64.82) had the top two overall times, and Brady also got points from Brendan Bryck (sixth, 66.19) and Sam Marshall (10th, 69.25). Bow was led by Sam Morrow (fourth, 64.90), Patrick Hughes (fifth, 65.74), Logan Whalley (seventh, 67.87) and Sebastian Strong (13th), while Hopkinton was paced by Jake Hemmerlein (third, 64.87), James McCluskey (eighth, 68.00), Colby Tawney (ninth, 69.06) and Carmen Repucci (21st), Concord was led by Connor Giarardin (15th), Caleb Seymour (16th), Jules Townsend (18th) and Mattias Lambert (22nd), and Pembroke was led by Edward Miner (19th), Andrew Goulet (20th), John Hollis (35th) and Killian Drouse (42nd).
In the girls’ race, Elisabetta Caldesi finished first overall for Brady at 64.37, and she was followed on the team by Jill Thomas (third, 70.15), Jill Dirkin (sixth, 75.56) and Gabby Eaton (eighth, 80.56). Jess Malfait had the top finish for Concord, coming in fifth (73.71) ahead of teammates Annie Decosta-Klipa (10th, 82.55), Jessie Bean (11th) and Rachel Stevenson (12th), while Hopkinton’s Meg Hemmerlein was second at 68.81 to lead a group also getting points from Melissa Irwin (seventh, 79.43), Jordan Rose Mack (17th) and Ally Rose (20th).
Pembroke was led by Lyla Boyajian (18th), Shannon Drouse (28th), Hannah Cunningham (29th) and Larissa Amour (30th), while Bow got a top-10 finish from Danielle Gould (fourth, 72.17) and also got a 16th-place finish from Meredith Howe.