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HHS sports roundup: Ski teams close out season in style

by | Feb 12, 2021 | Sports

Jackson Schlussel

Jackson Schlussel continued his winning streak with a first-place finish in Thursday’s race.

The Hopkinton High School ski teams closed out their seasons on Thursday night with their final Central Massachusetts Conference Ski League race at Ski Ward in Shrewsbury.

On the boys side, Jackson Schlussel once again captured first place, finishing with a combined time of 45.39 seconds for his two runs. Schlussel won all five league races this season. Jake Lacoche finished fourth (48.56), Cameron Hanna took 12th (49.73), Mathias Niss grabbed 18th (51.64) and Sam LaGoy was 25th (53.24). As a team, the boys finished third with 945 points, trailing Algonquin (968) and Medway (958).

Cate Barry took third in 49.12 to lead the girls’ effort. Klara Niss was sixth (50.18), Elizabeth Herlihy finished 12th (51.64), Ally Barry took 15th (53.24) and Tori Fischer was 18th (53.74). The girls were second in the team competition, with 951 points to Algonquin’s 980.

1 Comment

  1. Drew Schlussel

    Proud papa here. A bit understated… Jackson won all 5 races, all 10 runs (a race = 2 runs), and his average margin of victory was ~2 seconds. 2 seconds!! That’s almost inconceivable on a hill as short as Ward. Most impressive is his attitude – very mellow and humble. A true scholar athlete representing Hopkinton High School at the highest level.