H.S. Skiing: Loomis sisters (Taylor, Addie) rule Berkshire East, again

Staff Reports
Published: 1/28/2021 7:59:41 PM

For the second straight meet, the Loomis sisters ruled Berkshire East.

Mohawk Trail’s Taylor and Addie Loomis figured prominently into the leaderboard at PVIAC Alpine Meet No. 2 on Thursday, finishing first and third respectively to aid the Warriors in Charlemont.

Taylor Loomis made it 2-for-2 to start the alpine campaign, as she again posted the fastest time on the mountain with a winning finish of 26.51 seconds as the girls competed in the giant slalom.

Sister Addie was close behind in third place, scoring her second consecutive top-3 performance with a time of 27.20 seconds.

All told, four Warriors scored top-10 finishes in the girls race. Ellie Pinkham skied across the line sixth overall in 27.62 seconds, while Emily Sisum was ninth in 28.18.

Next up was Sofiya Slocik-Gritzner, who nabbed a share of 19th position (29.26), followed by Mohawk Trail teammates Amelie Rowehl (31st, 30.96), Lydia Sargent (37th, 32.77), Caroline Makosiej (42nd, 33.99), Myah Grant (43rd, 34.36) and Cali Price (45th, 34.65).

On the boys side, Mohawk Trail’s Weston Den Ouden put together a monster slalom run to score an impressive third-place finish on Thursday. Den Ouden crossed with a time of 35.30 seconds, behind only winner Nate Jones of Northampton (33.73) and Cole Haag of Longmeadow (35.12).

Seven Mohawk Trail skiers found their way into the top 26, as the program showcased its depth during the season’s second meet.

Ben Martino took 12th place (37.75), with teammates Michael Harrison (16th), Phineas Tuttman (19th), Liam Green (21st), Gage Patenaude (23rd) and Alex Schreiber (26th) all skiing well Thursday.


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