Danbury,CT – It is Pole Vault time for Darien,CT senior Track & Field Captain…MADDIE SCHNEIDER. The 2015 Millrose Games Indoor Champion and the 2015 Armory” Indoor Vaulter of the Year” has been taking care of team business most of this spring in all events for Head Coach Steve Norris and The Blue Wave ” State Champions” …. The final 3 weeks will now focus on her pole vault event. In Tuesday’s Fairfield County Championships.. Maddie flew BIG over 12′ 0″ for the gold medal win and then was ever so close at 12′ 6″ on her 13′ 3″ x 150 from 7 lefts. Robin Bone’s School Record of 12′ 5.5″ is still in her sights!!! The West Point bound Schneider also hit 48.23 in 400 Hurdles and 400m Relay split PR. She will compete in the State Heptathlon(7 Events) on June 16 at New Britian High School. Laurel Baily of Shelton won the SCC Champs pole Vault at 10′ 6″ also on Tuesday. In Boys Leland Roberts(Danbury) won at 14′ 6″ followed by Christian Partenio(Danbury) 13′ 0″ Tommy Chessman(Greenwich) 12′ 6″ and Soph Marc DeLuca(Westhill) at 12′ 6″ for Coach Perry.
In todays. Section 2 Class Championships.. It was all Kalli Manly of Burnt-Hill,NY in the Fiberglass catapult event..with her 3rd chance win at 11′ 0″ for the junior Black Belt Champion. Tampa Catholic,Florida State Indoor Pole Vault Record Holder almost did it again at the South Florida Invite…with her very close bar at 13′ 4.5″. She will be coached by Don Marsh next fall at University of South Florida and will be taking it up at the Flying Circus Camp and BBQ Meet on July 16-18 in Warwick!!!
Congratulations to senior Pole Vault Champion..Samantha Beyar of Monroe Woodbury,NY…as she has signed on to compete at the Clemson University,SC next fall. !!!! Samantha will compete in Monday’s Twilight FAST TIMES MEET at warwick Valley High School at 6:01PM… Join us at the Most Exciting Track Meet/Pole Vault Gathering of the year!!!
Here are our TOP 5 VAULTERS @ CIRCUS LIST (So Far)
Girls…. 12 ‘6″ Julia Valenti..North Reading,Mass (Junior)
12′ 4″ Catherine Walker..Monroe-Woodbury(Senior)
12′ 4″ Maddie Schneider…Darien,CT (Senior)
12′ 4″ Samantha Beyar..Monroe-Woodbury (Senior)
12′ 3″ Kari Stromhaugh…Vestel (Senior)
12′ 1″ Katlyn Rymarzow..Pope John,NJ (Senior)
Boys …. 16′ 2″ (i) Derek DiBona…Warwick Valley (Senior)
15′ 10″(i) Chrisa Rough..Westhill,CT (Senior)
14′ 9″ Sam Siegel..NV-Demarest (Senior0
14′ 9″ Ivan Meises..Middletown,NY (Senior)
14′ 6′ James Ball…Fordham Prep…(sSenior)
BIG MEETS Coming this weekend…
FLYING CIRCUS……. BUILDING CHAMPIONS…ON and OFF THE FIELD.