Redhawk Nordic teams skating toward states2/19/09

Feb. 19, 2009

With state meets coming up the first week in March, the Champlain Valley Union High ski teams posted second (boys) and third (girls) last Friday in competition among eight schools at Bolton Valley Resort.

John Dixon was the prime mover for the Redhawks, posting a 14-second victory over Burlington High’s Ben Lustgarten in the boys division. Tabor deGroot took 10th, giving CVU its second finisher among the leaders.

In team scorers, CVU boys were runners-up to U-32 of East Montpelier.

The girls came in third among their division’s teams, with Burlington High and Bellows Free Academy of St. Albans taking the top two slots.

CVU’s Annie Jackson was fifth, Anya Rose seventh and Laura Jackson eighth.

— Mal Boright, Observer correspondent