By Caitlin Croft

The 40th Annual Empire Winter State Games Alpine Teams have been announced.

Buffalo Ski Club and Kissing Bridge have put in 14 athletes this year. Below is the list of athletes and their State Ranking by World Cup Points.

For boys, Christian Meyer and Joshua Jusiak of Buffalo Ski Club took the top two spots in the state, finishing 1st and 2nd, respectively.

Aristotle Ninos (KB) qualified in the 8th spot with Alex Aubrecht (BSC) in the 10th. Daniel Edick (BSC) took the 26th spot, Ethan Hallett (BSC), 67th; and Samuel Foley (KB), 121st.

For girls, Kissing Bridge’s Hannah Goetz took the third spot in the state with teammate Sydney Minier qualifying in the 8th position.

Abigail Fischer (KB) finished in the 26th spot, Madisyn DeLozier (BSC), 41st; Ingrid Siudzinski (KB), 59th; Ares Comes (BSC), 71st; and Elizabeth Graney (KB), 88th.

Check in next week for full coverage of the three-day event taking place in Lake Placid. Good luck to all of the athletes!