THE FREEPORT HIGH SCHOOL Nordic boys ski team won the Western Maine Conference ‘Skate’ Championship on Tuesday at Starks Hill in Fryeburg. The Falcons garnered 24 points to easily out-distance runner-up Falmouth. The ‘Classic’ will be held on Saturday.

THE FREEPORT HIGH SCHOOL Nordic boys ski team won the Western Maine Conference ‘Skate’ Championship on Tuesday at Starks Hill in Fryeburg. The Falcons garnered 24 points to easily out-distance runner-up Falmouth. The ‘Classic’ will be held on Saturday.

FRYEBURG — The Freeport High School boys Nordic ski team captured the “Skate” portion of the Western Maine Conference Championship on Tuesday at Starks Hill.

The Falcons easily out-distanced runner-up Falmouth, 24-43. Merriconeag-Waldorf School was third, followed by Fryeburg Academy and Yarmouth.

Freeport placed four skiers in the top eight, led by Bennett Hight’s third-place finish in 13:34.4. Yacob Olins (sixth, 14:00.8), Nathan Smail (seventh, 14:03.2) and Kyle Dorsey (eighth, 14:11.2) skied solidly, along with John Smail (12th, 14:53.9).

Tucker Pierce of Merriconeag Waldorf School finished first in 13:05.6, just ahead of runner-up John Lane of Yarmouth (13:11.5).

The Freeport girls also had a solid day, taking third.

The Falcons finished with 68 points, with Yarmouth first with 21 and Merriconeag

Waldorf School second with 38 points. Fryeburg Academy and Gray-New Gloucester rounded out the top five.

Gray-New Gloucester’s Kaelyn Woods was the top finisher, crossing the finish line in 15:03.1. Sophia Laukli of Yarmouth was second in 15:28.4.

Freeport’s Lily Johnston took sixth, coming in at 15:47.3. Other scorers for the Falcons were Lily Horne (19th, 18:56.7), Allison Greuel (22nd, 19:33.4) and Chloe Davidson (29th, 20:21.6).

Freeport competes on Saturday in the “Classic.”