Johnstown alpine team competes at Willard

GREENWICH – The Johnstown boys and girls alpine ski teams posted solid showings Monday at the Stillwater Invitational at Willard Mountain.

In the boys race, Johnstown’s Colin Dalmata finished seventh with a time of 33.33 seconds in the single-run slalom event.

Christian Brothers Academy’s P.J. Kotecki won the boys race with a time of 30.16 seconds, while CBA’s Michael Merecki (30.57 seconds) was second. Niskayuna’s Ned Feist (30.67) was third, Lake George’s Cooper Perkett (31.42) was fourth and Shenendehowa’s T.J. Kruk (32.21) was fifth.

Still water won the boys team title with a total of 30 points. Queensbury (33 points) was second, Shenendehowa (36) was third and CBA (38) was fourth. Johnstown was fifth with 47 points.

Joel Levin was 12th for Johnstown with a time of 34.55 seconds. Lukas Levin (37.92) was 28th for the Sir Bills, Zack Simone (41.68) was 36th, Noah Western (47.05) was 47th and Austin Stergas (48.88) was 50th. Nick Salatel failed to finish his run for Johnstown.

In the girls race, Sara Kosowicz led Johnstown, placing 11th with a time of 39.19 in the single-run slalom event.

Shenendehowa’s Kirsten Kruk won the girls race with a time of 34.25 seconds.

Saratoga Springs’ Sierra Spring (34.98 seconds) was second, Queensbury’s Julia Sante (35.13) was third, Albany Academy’s Alex MacAffer (36.49) was fourth and Shenendehowa’s Courtney Scriven (36.66) rounded out the top five.

Queensbury won the girls team title with 20 points. Saratoga Springs and Shenendehowa tied for second with 21 points, and Albany Academy (55 points) was fourth. Johnstown finished fifth with 70 points.

Hannah Keener was 28th for Johnstown with a time of 45.30 seconds, Serena Smith (45.95) was 31st, Whitney Western (50.07) was 40th, Helaina Stergas (55.42) was 49th, Reilly Kotwasinski (58.89) was 52nd and Emily Havlicek (1:04.15) was 55th.