Skiing: Wilton boys sweep four more, improve to 8-0 (updated)

The Wilton High boys skiing team continued its strong start by sweeping four more opponents in Wednesday’s second race of the season at Mt. Southington.

The Warriors finished second out of 14 teams on the hill with a combined team time (top six finishers) of 275.48.

In head-to-head competition, Wilton scored wins over Weston (283.54), Glastonbury (297.49), Joel Barlow (297.59) and Cheshire (308.6).

The Warriors are now 8-0 on the season, and 4-0 in the small school division.

Freshman Christian Theoharides again led the way, placing fourth overall with a combined time (two runs) of 44.81.

August Theoharides finished 15th in a time of 45.78, and Patrick Verrilli was 16th in 45.83, followed by John Fortuna (22nd, 46.16), Ryan Van Heyst (24th, 46.21) and Michael Hueglin (31st, 46.69).

The Wilton girls team was sixth out of 12 teams on the mountain on Wednesday, with a time of 299.78.

The Warriors suffered defeats against Class S powers Barlow (295.55) and Weston (297.47), but defeated Class L rivals Glastonbury (303.11) and Cheshire (329.23).

Wilton is now 5-3 overall and 2-2 in Class S.

Freshman Kira Howard had her second fourth-place overall finish in two meets, with a time of 45.21.

Julia Bonnist was the team’s second finisher, as she was 29th in a time of 49.17, followed by Hope Ullman (43rd, 50.43), Emily O’Brien (45th, 50.61), Katie Reid (56th, 51.78) and Megan Kaeyer (59th, 52.58).

Boys results

4. Christian Theoharides      44.81
15. August Theoharides       45.78
16. Patrick Verrilli       45.83
22. John Fortuna       46.16
24. Ryan Van Heyst       46.21
31. Michael Hueglin       46.69
45. Phil Klinga       47.47
58. Scott Verrilli       48.12
61. Matt Arrix       48.17
62. Dom Polito       48.25

Girls results

4. Kira Howard       45.21
29. Julia Bonnist       49.17
43. Hope Ullman       0.43
45. Emily O’Brien       50.61
56. Katie Reid       51.78
59. Megan Kaeyer       52.58
65. Alexandra Magnasson        53.74
68. Emily Welch        53.88
76. Chloe Elias        55.37
89. Lexi Hine        57.9

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