Wilton girls fourth, boys fifth at state ski meet

The Wilton High girls ski team was fourth and the WHS boys fifth at the state championship meet Monday afternoon at Mount Southington.

The Wilton girls had a team time of 297.55 seconds to finish behind Fairfield (287.65), Staples (288.73) and Joel Barlow (289.35) in the nine-team field.

Angele Poirier led the Warriors with a 10th-place overall finish in a two-run combined time of 47.35 seconds.

Teammate Haley Howard was 12th in a time of 47.74.

The Wilton boys had a team time of 289.09 seconds to finish fifth behind Fairfield (281.24), Glastonbury (285.87), Weston (288.30) and Ridgefield (288.54) in a field of 12 squads.

Roger Hueglin was third overall in a time of 45.95 for the Warriors.

Sean Roberts also finished in the top 20 as he was 17th in 47.55.

Notes: Hueglin earned All-State honors while Poirier, Howard and Roberts received All-State honorable mention.

The Wilton boys finished first in the Class S conference during the regular season. The WHS girls were second in Class S.