Wednesday, January 27, kicked off the Southern Vermont League Nordic ski race season with cloudy and snowy conditions at Prospect Mountain in Woodford. Skiers from five high schools competed in the 5K classic event: Twin Valley, Mount Anthony, Brattleboro, Burr and Burton, and Rutland. Twin Valley first-year skier Luke Rizio won the race. Finn Fisher, a senior at Twin Valley, finished ninth. Mount Anthony skiers won the combined team event.