CHARLEMONT – Giant Slalom, check. Slalom, check. Overall winner, check.
St. Mary’s High School senior Jack Masciadrelli checked off all the boxes at the Pioneer Valley Interscholastic Athletic Conference Individual Championships Tuesday.
Masciadrelli won the Giant Slalom and Slalom, easily surpassing the field for the combined individual title.
“He really put a stamp on his senior season,” St. Mary’s skiing head coach Andy Lussier said. “What a great way for (us) to wrap up the season.”
Masciadrelli placed first in the GS in 25.39, just ahead of Northampton’s Nate Jones (25.47). The Saints’ senior recorded a winning time of 34.92 in the Slalom. Jones again was second in 35.15.
Masaciadrelli’s overall combined time of 60.31 was enough to hold off Jones (60.62).
St. Mary’s Hayden Lussier and Manny Umana Kimura finished seventh and eighth overall, respectively. Lussier was sixth in the GS (26.50) and seventh in the Slalom (36.85). Kimura tied for ninth in the GS (26.67) and placed ninth in the Slalom (36.97).
Colin Freeman placed just outside the top 10, finishing 11th overall. Freeman had a pair of top 15 finishes (12th, GS; 11th, Slalom).
“The boys had a great day today and everyone skied well in the changing course conditions,” coach Lussier said. “They are all great skiers, which allow them to adapt.”
If team scoring came into play Tuesday, St. Mary’s would have won again.
Another local skier, Southwick’s Aidan Mapel also enjoyed a top 15 finish. Mapel was 14th overall with a combined time of 66.38. Billy Fouche finished first for Westfield. Fouche was 32nd overall.
For the girls, St. Mary’s Chloe Lussier won a bronze medal, skiing to third in the Slalom and seventh in the GS.
“She went after it today even with the conditions the way they were,” coach Lussier said. “This was a great day for her to be confident and successful in the same conditions that she had her injury in almost a year ago to the day.”
St. Mary’s seventh grader Elianna Umana Kimura had a solid day, finishing 19th in the combined (19th, Slalom; 24th, GS).
“She is motivated and will be one to watch in the coming seasons,” coach Lussier said of his seventh grader.
Westfield’s Emma Renaudette was 17th in the combined overall. Southwick’s Ruby Francis was 38th.
Next up for the region’s top skiers – the state championships March 4 at Berkshire East.