Chris was a member of the 1991 Eastern Maine Class A Championship Team. He was a three-year starter and played in played in the rivalry from 1990-92. During his three years, he was chosen to be on the All State Team as a junior and senior as well as the Pine Tree All Conference Team. He was also a Fitzpatrick Trophy finalist, which is awarded to the best high school player in the state. He comes from one of the all-time great Gardiner football families; his grandfather, father, and brother were outstanding contributors to the history and success of Gardiner High School football.