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Brighton Girls Nordic Skiing Wins Another Section V Championship

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The Brighton girls Nordic skiing team won a second straight Section V championship and sophomore Zofia Stefankovic won the overall individual Section V championship at Bristol Mountain on Monday, Feb. 10.

Stefankovic took first place in the distance race on Feb. 8 at Harriett Hollister Spencer State Park with teammates Cate Anzellotti and Emelia Jordan taking second and third. The trio also won the relay race on Feb. 10.

Grace Mattern placed 12th in the distance race, Bizzy Merz placed 16th, Elizabeth Norris placed 19th, Claire Templeton placed 23rd, Naomi Markus placed 27th, and Anissa Basnayake placed 32nd. Liam Judd placed sixth for the boys and Elliot Raynor placed 33rd.

Qualifying for states are Stefankovic, Jordan, Anzellotti, Mattern, and Judd.

 The Brighton girls will look to defend their state title on Feb. 24 and 25.

The Nordic skiing team is coached by Craig Mattern and Rachel Mattern.