Cougars dominate regional ski races

Staff ~ The Truro Daily News
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WENTWORTH - The Cobequid Cougars recently stamped their dominance on the regional downhill ski scene by claiming three banners.

The Cobequid Cougars senior boys were one of the school's three downhill ski teams which recently won Northumberland Region titles at Ski Wentworth. Members of the senior boys squad are, from left, Ben Rogers, Kegan MacLean, Aidan Roy, Patrick Smith, Andrew Murphy and Sean Mekers. Submitted photo

The Cougars snatched the senior boys, senior girls and intermediate girls divisions at the Northumberland region championships at Ski Wentowrth.

The senior boys - Ben Rogers, Kegan McLean, Aidan Roy, Patrick Smith, Andrew Murphy, Sean Mekers - finished ahead of the Northumberland Nighthawks and North Nova Gryphons for the title.

The senior girls - Abby MacGillivary, Natalie Cudmore, Sarah Ward, Jaclyn McClelland, Florence Small - topped the Gryphons and Nighthawks.

The intermediate girls squad - Leigha Henderson, Judith LaPierre, Kaitlyn Murphy, Morgan Macumber, Nicole Giddens - finished ahead of the North Nova entry.

Individualy, Roy won the regional title in 1:34.71 over McLean (1:41.44) and Murphy (1:46.04).

Cudmore topped the senior girls standings in 1:44.84 while McClelland (1:55.55) was third.

Cobequid's Austin MacCoul won the intermediate boys division in 1:58.93 while teammate Brody Morrisey was second.

Henderson topped the intermediate girls time sheet in 1:41.03.

Geographic location: Northumberland, Nova Gryphons

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