Reminder: Please note that spectators for any winter athletic event – indoor or outdoor – are prohibited according to the Agency of Education Winter Sport Guidelines.
For the winter season, SJA will offer Boys’ Basketball, Girls’ Basketball, Nordic Skiing, Alpine Skiing, Ice Hockey, and Gymnastics.
Wednesday February 3VIEW HIGHLIGHT
Girls 2nd Place finish out of four teams, Boys 2nd Place finish out of 5 teams
The Hilltoppers traveled to Smuggler’s Notch for the first downhill ski race of the year in Vermont and raced slalom in snowy conditions. The girls team placed four in the top twenty in a field of 34 racers and were lead by Maggie Anderson’s 7th place finish, Keating Maurer followed in 8th, with Madigan Maurer coming in 16th, and Julia Chadderdon completed the team scoring with her 20th place finish.
The boys team placed 6 in the top 15 in a field of 40. Wyatt Knaus lead the team and missed out on a third place finish by 1/100th of a second. Wyatt finished in 4th, David Kantor was 7th, Cody Van Dine came in 9th, and Forster Goodrich placed 11th to round out the team scoring. The class of 2024 was represented well with Cam Clark and Edwin Stephenson coming in 12th and 13th places.
The Hilltoppers race again on Monday when the team hosts a giant slalom race at Burke.
Alpine @ Smuggs (Essex- GS & SL)
Monday February 8VIEW HIGHLIGHT
Your Hilltoppers hosted a race for five other NVAC teams at Burke yesterday. Both teams had good results.
The girls team finished in 3rd out of 6 teams, just 5 points outside of second place. Maggie Anderson led the way for the girls team with her 3rd place finish, she was followed by Keating Maurer’s 7th place result. Ruby Rolfe finished in 13th and the team scoring was rounded out by Madigan Maurer.
The boys team finished first out of five team and were paced by Thomas Zschau’s 3rd place. The Hilltoppers placed four in the top 10 – with Cody Van Dine in 5th, Cam Clark in 6th, and Wyatt Knaus in 7th. Forster Goodrich and Edwin Stephenson also finished in the top 20 in 13th and 19th places. Many skiers raced for the first time and are eager for our next race. A huge thanks to all on the team for their help in hosting a safe and successful race. Go Hilltoppers!
Alpine @ Burke (SJA- GS)
Friday February 12VIEW HIGHLIGHT
The Alpine ski team traveled to Cochran’s ski area for a chilly slalom.
The girls team placed 2nd out of 5 teams. Maggie Anderson lead the team with her 4th place finish, she was followed by Keating Maurer in 5th, Madigan Maurer finished in 14th place and Julia Chadderdon rounded out the team scoring with her 18th place finish.
The boys team, depaite placing 4 in the top 12 and 6 in the top 20, placed 2nd out of 5 teams. Wyatt Knaus was first for the team with his 8th place finish, David Kantor was just behind him in 9th, and Forster Goodrich was right after him in 10th place. Cody Van Dine completed the team scoring with his 12th place finish.
Alpine @ Cochran’s
Monday February 22
Alpine @ Mad River Glen (SB- SL)