OKEMO - The Okemo Mountain Council team will be traveling to Stratton for the Vermont State Ski Championship this month. Okemo's team is comprised of nearly 100 racers who range from ages 9 to 12.
In December, a time trial race designated the top 45 kids as members of the Council Team.
Historically, Okemo is a dominant group with more than 25 athletes from the team of 45 making the grade to the state championship.
This season, Okemo has four girls in the top 10 for mid- Vermont.
Olivia Gerrard is ranked 1, Paige Lorenze is 3, Captain Elise Michaels is 8, and Sophie Norton is 10.
On the boys' team, six are ranked in the top 15.
Patrick Gallagher is ranked 3, James Sanderson is 4, Paul Williams is 5, Campbell Ashman is 7, Nick Blum is 9, Tucker Calcano is 13 and Captain Daniel Hauser is 14.
The entire team of 45 ended the regular season at Suicide Six in Woodstock Feb. 27.