Cranmore, N.H.—Stratton Mountain School (SMS) girls took six of the top-20 spots at the Cranmore, N.H., Slalom series on March 18 and 19. Madeleine (Maddi) Hall ¹13 scored a 51 and took third place. Amanda Reilly ¹12 earned two top-20 spots and Morgan Klein ¹11 claimed her first top-10 placement this year.
Hall, from Truckee, Calif., scored a career-best result with 51 points and took home her first FIS podium this year on March 18. Hall claims eight other top-10 finishes this year, with five top-10s in Slalom.
Reilly, from West Hartford, Conn., earned a 12th-place spot on March 18,scoring a 66, and turned around to earn 16th the following day. She, too, clinched career-best points in the March 18 race. She earned three other top-five spots this year, including first place in the Slalom FIS Junior Race at Stowe on March 3.
Klein, from Oregon, Wis., came through in the March 19 race to take home her best result of the season. She took ninth place in the Slalom race and scored a 59. Klein spent for most of the season recovering from knee surgery.
Two alumni of SMS, Christine Schozer PG ¹09 and Caroline Barry ¹09, took 11th and 20th, respectively, in the race on March 19.
The SMS Women¹s Alpine Program will compete next at their home mountain for the FIS Eastern Cup GS on March 28 and 29. Be sure to follow the SMS Web site (www.gosms.org <http://www.gosms.org> ) or the SMS Alpine Blog (www.smsalpine.blogspot.com <http://www.smsalpine.blogspot.com> ) for more information.
Stratton Mountain School is a ski and snowboard academy located at the base of Stratton Mountain. The school serves students in grades 8-12 with winter programs for seventh graders. The SMS community of students, faculty, coaches and staff share the pursuit of academic and athletic excellence.