The Darien High School ski team raced on Wednesday, March 2 against Amity, Danbury, Fairfield and Pomperaug at the Mt. Southington Ski Area.

The girls team lost to Fairfield and defeated Amity, Danbury and Pomperaug bringing their record to 13-5. The DHS girls' time was 313.51, Fairfield was 304.21, Amity was 344.62 and Danbury and Pomperaug were DSQ.

The DHS boys' time was 301.14. The boys lost to Fairfield's 277.28 and defeated Amity's 311.16, Danbury's 351.27 and Pomperaug's 304.06, moving their record to 12-10. The boys' performance qualified the team to participate in the end-of-year State tournament.

Girls' times this week were again paced by co-captain Meg Del Col (46.50) followed by Fay Rizzuto (49.34), co-captain Natalie Rowe (51.32), Allison Graham (53.55), Kailin Edgar (56.31), co-captain Dana Howe (56.49), Kendall Kyritz (57.48), Abby Howe (58.23) and Kelsey Edgar (58.55).

Boys' times this week were paced by Will McCoy (48.16), co-captain Brady Collins (48.26), Peter Del Col (48.47), co-captain Chris Brophy (50.86), Andy Mogenson (51.85), Nick Wolf (53.54), Graham Lesko (55.69), Jack Clarke (57.82), Conner Nackley (58.01) and Alex von Stuelpnagel (59.19). More scores and information about the Connecticut Interscholastic Ski League may be found at

"I am very proud of the boys because they skied well when it counted to qualify for the Connecticut State tournament," Darien coach Brian Zeyer said.

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