U14 Athletes attended State Championships at Holimont Mountain located in Ellicottville, NY this past weekend to compete for a spot at Eastern Championships and Region Finals.

NYSEF will be sending 6 Girls and 5 Boys to Eastern Championships: (GIRLS) Lilyann Fisher, Emma Poisson, Katalin Mazansky, Zoe Carpenter, Sydney Kuder and Teegan Wardlaw, (BOYS) Gavin Ebert, Lincoln, Norfolk, Charles Howe, Louis Farone and Moksh Patel. 

These athletes will be competing against the top athletes in the Eastern region! 

Local Lake Placid natives, Lilyann Fisher and Lincoln Norfolk were awarded the “Skimeister” of the series for finishing all three race events with the overall top results (picture attached). 

U14 Eastern Championships will be taking place at Sugarbush, VT on March 13-16.

NYSEF will be sending 5 Girls and 3 Boys to Region Finals: (GIRLS) Shayla Byrne, Taylor Dennis, Gianna Manuele, Ava Villiere and Chiara Gelardi (BOYS) Carson Correa, Henry Parobeck and Marko Ivkovic.

U14 Eastern Region Finals will be taking place at West Mountain, NY on March 20-22.

Below are top highlights from U14 State Championships: 


  • Fisher- 2nd in SG, 2nd in GS and 1st in SL
  • Poisson- 3rd in SG, 4th in GS, 6th in SL
  • Mazansky-  7th in SG, 7th in GS, 3rd in SL
  • Carpenter- 5th in GS
  • Kuder- 5th in SG
  • Wardlaw- 8th in SG, 8th in SL
  • Byrne- 9th in SL
  • Dennis- 10th in SL
  • Manuele- 8th in SG
  • Villiere- 10th in SG
  • Gelardi-  14th in SL


  • Ebert- 1st in SG, 1st in GS
  • Norfolk- 2nd in SG, 2nd in GS, 6th in SL
  • Howe- 4th in SG, 2nd in SL
  • Farone- 10th in GS, 4th in SL
  • Patel- 10th in SG, 5th in GS
  • Correa- 9th in SG
  • Parobeck- 15th in GS
  • Ivkovic- 13th in SG

More information on Eastern Championships and Region Finals can be found at nyssra.org.