Nordic ski team competes in championship; two Panthers headed to states

Congratulations to the Nordic Ski Team as they traveled to Lapland Lake in Northville NY last Tuesday to compete in the Section 9 Nordic Ski Championship.

In the girls race a 7.5 kilometer skate, Kaitlyn Morse placed 7th and Abby Morse placed 10th.

In the boys race a 10 kilometer skate, Owen Bassett placed 6th and Evan Waterton placed 1st. This is the first time in more than 20 years that a Nordic Skier from Monticello has won the Section 9 Championship.

Evan and Owen will now compete in the State Championships located at the Gore Mountain Nordic Ski Center in North Creek NY on Monday Feb. 28 and Tuesday March 1.

Here are some photos from the event: