Pinkerton Academy’s girls’ and boys’ ski squads closed out their 2017-18 regular seasons in solid fashion by both finishing third out of large fields of teams at Crotched Mountain in Brentwood last Friday, Feb. 9.
The two-time defending Division I champion Lady Astros tallied a total of 362 points to finish behind Hollis-Brookline (381) and Keene (370) but ahead of Goffstown (344), Bishop Guertin (327), Manchester Memorial (321), Manchester Central (240), and Merrimack (77).
The Astro males were one of nine contingents in their meet, and they tallied 352 points to finish behind only BG (378 points) and Goffstown (357) but ahead of Hollis-Brookline (348), Keene (336), Central (321), Merrimack (230), Wilton (98), and Memorial (74).
The Lady Astros had co-captain Hannah Peterson finish second overall out of some 56 racers. Emily Gardner placed second for the team and ninth overall, Katelyn Bennett returned to action after a bout with the flu and placed 15th overall, and co-captain Caroline Mills excelled in her final regular season race by finishing fourth for PA and 21st overall.