1. “FLYIN” CIRCUS VAULT SWEEP” @ N Y STATE MEET ~~~~~ KAELI THOMPSON 13′ 0″ and SHANE RACEY 16′ 0″ !!!

    The Hudson Valley Flyin’ Circus Pole Vault Adventure, LLC
    Warwick,NY ~~~ “BBQ MEET CELEBRATION” July 12-13

    June 7-NY STATE MEET ~~~~ It was a Gold Medal Sweep in the Girls and Boys Pole Vault on Friday at the Middletown High School facility under clear skies and warm breezes for the HV Flyin’ Circus Vault Team of 16 athletes. It’s hard to explain the true joy of taking part in the ultimate High School competition…. THE STATE FINALS. Our 16 athletes represented themselves..their schools and their families with unbelievable class and sportsmanship. This is the true reward of participating in athletics. CONGRATULATIONS to ALL FLYING CIRCUS athletes this year!!!!! We are most proud of you.

    The Vault Fireworks began at 10AM …with the Boys State Final…featuring 10 Circus Flyers in the two division final…. Ravena,NY junior…SHANE RACEY captured his first State Federation crown with a personal best 16′ 0″ leap on his 15′ 7 Spirits for the up set win… This humble Penn Relays Champion then had 2 close bars at 5 Meters(16’4.75″) and takes his show to NB Nationals next week. Jordan Yamoah’s State Record (16′ 8.5″) is fast approaching Racey!!! Also taking a silver medal was Soph , Louis Martinez of Wallkill,NY at 14′ 6″… East Meadow,NY Junior,,,Brandan Love placed 3rd at 14′ 6″ and Washingtonville Junior..Nick Mirecki flew 14′ 0″ for 7th place in Division I. Nick Villanueva of Monroe-Woodbury (Junior) flew 14′ 0″ easily ..as did senior Tommy Qualter of Clarkstown South..14′ 0″ Chris Filatov of Nanuet hit 13′ 6″ Sam Haaland(Onteora) 12′ 6″ and Alex Robin (Shaker) 11′ 6″.

    The Girls took over the pole vault runway at 4:45pm to start their journey of flight. Warwick Valley,NY ..senior…KAELI THOMPSON was on a focused mission and capyured her first STATE VAULT TITLKE with a BIG FLY OVER at 13′ 0″ for the gold. She then took 3 great bars at Mary Saxer’s Meet Record at 13′ 6″ on just her 13′ 7″ ESSX poles. Kaeli heads to NBNationals next Saturday. Placing 6th in Division II was one of our most improved vaulters this year at Flying Circus. Sophomore Jules Gravier of Bronxville,NY .. medaled at 10′ 0″ for retiring Coach Jim Mitchell. First year vaulter..Ellie Lemler of James O’Neill,NY flew 9′ 0″ for 7th place in Small school competition. Now— BRING on those SUMMER TUESDAY NIGHT MEETS !!!!!!

    New Jersey Meet of Champions,North Burlington,NJ
    Saturday June 8 ~~~~~ Four athletes scored Medals in the very competitive NJ Meet of Champions in North Burlington … Leading the Girls was Old Tappan junior star..Marisa DiGia…coached by Jeff Clark. Marisa placed 3rd overall with her 11′ 6 clear and heads to camps this summer. Coming thru BIG in her senior final meet…was Jamie Rossig of Pascack Hills. ..Coached by Ross Koelher. Jamie sailed 10′ 6′ for 6th place medal…. Hope Handlin (Union Catholic)..our speedy senior also flew 1-. 6″ and heads to Sacred Heart University next fall with Coach Tim Beach. Mue Carroll (Matawan) and Randi Conroy(No.Highlands) were solid all day.
    The Boys were also strong… with Pascack Hills Cowboy…Senior..Liam Landau flying 15′ 0′ and heads to Greensboro next week. Conor Reilly of Union Catholic placed 5th at 15′ 0″ and the comback of Adam Stavash(Hasbrouck Heights) placed 10th at 14′ 0″. Shaun Herlihy of Old Tappan also sailed 13′ 6″ for Coach Clark Vault Crew!!!

    New England Championships (7 States).. Maine
    Girls Championship… 3 rd Place Paige Martin(NFA) 11′ 3″ 9- Isabella Parrett(North Reading,MA) 10′ 3″ 10-Madison Martin(NFA) 10′ 3″ Solid-Elise Russell(Weston,CT)
    Boys Championship… 6th Aidan O’Connor(Lewis-Mills,CT)

    CIRCUS NEWS ~~~~~
    * GIRLS SUMMER PV CAMP SOLD OUT for July 8-9 …THANK YOU ALL !!!
    * BOYS-GIRLS SUMMER PV Co-Ed Camp still open ( 8 Spots open) !!! Enter FAST!!!
    * SUPER SUNDAY OPEN SESSIONS will end on JULY 1. CLOSED Sunday June 16 and 23 for NATIONALS.
    * Tuesday Night Circus Meets continue this week June 11, 18 and 25.. Entry $25/ athlete ….. Registration 5:30..Bar Up at 6″15PM….. SET A PR with US !!!!
    * FLYING CIRCUS VAULT BARN CLOSES JULY 13th…After the BBQ MEET CELEBRATION. Don’t miss this meet !!!!

    Flyin’ Circus …. “Connecting~the~Spirit~of~Athletics”

  2. “BIG VAULTS” from CIRCUS FLYERS…. “8 STATE GROUP VAULT CHAMPS” from New Jersey,Connecticut,Pennsylvania !!!

    The Hudson Valley Flying Circus Pole Vault Adventure, LLC
    Warwick Valley,NY Home of the Circus BBQ Vault Meet ~~ July 12-13

    ~ Pictured above is New York State ….Super-Sophomore…Louis Martinez of Wallkill,NY….. sailing over a personal best of 15′ 0″ at the Section 9 State Qualifying meet at Middletown High School on Friday. He is closing in on the All Time NY State Sophomore Record of 15′ 6.25″ set by Ryan Dall(North Rockland,NY) in 1992!!!!!! CONGRATULATIONS LOUIS !!!!!

    DEDICATION ~~~ PERSEVERANCE ~~~ TOUGHNESS
    These are the qualities necessary to soar in the Flying Pole Vault. CONGRATULATIONS to all our CIRCUS FLYERS this weekend on SUPER PERFORMANCES. BIG JUMPS…PERSONAL BESTS… 8 STATE GROUP VAULT CHAMPIONS…. Near State RECORDS….. SPORTSMANSHIP and TEAM CONCEPT ON DISPLAY @ EVERY SITE !!!!!!

    Here we go—— Just-the-Facts.

    * Connecticut News…. ” 3 STATE CHAMPS CROWNED”… Elise Russell(Weston,CT) wins Class M at 11′ 6″ for Coach Medeve. Paige Martin(Norwich Free Academy,CT) wins Class LL Vault title at 12′ 0″…Aidan O’Connor(Lewis-Mills,CT) repeats as Class M Vault Champion at 14′ 3″!!! State Runner-ups included Jackson hemphill at 14’0… Madison Martin(NFA) at 11′ 0″PR and Zack Iannucci at 12′ 6″ !!!

    * New Jersey State Groups Championships… “4 STATE VAULT CHAMPS”…. Liam Landau(Pascack Hills,NJ) 15′ 6″ in Group 2 action… Union Catholic..junior Conor Reilly soard 14′ 6″ to win NP-A Crown and junior ..Marisa DiGia(NV-Old Tappan,NJ) took home the Group 3 Vault Gold at 11′ 6″ for Vault Coach Jeff Clark. Taking the win in the NP-B Girls was Grace Kellegg of Eastern Christian,NJ at 9′ 6” !!

    * New York State Quals … BIG ACTION in Section 9 @ Middletown…as Warwick Valley,NY … NB Indoor National Vault Champion ~~~ Kaeli “Sparkie” Thompson flew 13′ 3″ from 8 steps with her 13′ 7″ x 175 cannon. She was very close at 13′ 9″ on all three attempts!!!! Louis Martinez (Wallkill,NY) Sophomore flew 15′ 0″ and (Picture above) and now sets his sights on State Soph all-time record of 15′ 6.25″ by Ryan Dall. Nick Villanueva of Monroe-Woodbury,NY was sensational flying over 14′ 3″ to make next weeks NY STATE FINALS at Middletown High School. Ravena,NY Junior..Shane Racey flew 15′ 6″ at Section 2 State Quals in Albany on Friday!!!!

    DEEP RESULTS ~~~
    CT- Jackson Hemphell–14’0″ Kiernan Daly(Dar)–12′ 6″ Aidan Hills(Dar) 11′ 6″ Bennett Hemphill(FairLud) 11′ 0″ Zack Iannucci(Trum) 12′ 6′ .. Aidan O’Connor(Lewsi-Mills) 14′ 3″ Elise Russell(West) 11′ 6″ Paige Martin(NFA) 12′ 0″ Madison Martin(NFA) 11′ 0″ Alex Misewicz(Trum) 9′ 0″ Laurel Blackman(FL) 9′ 0″ Katie Ryan(New) 8’6″ Jamie Tolk(Trum) 8′ 0″ Erin Brennan(She) 8′ 6″ Dave Murphy(NF) 12′ 0″ Mike Blumenstock(Wes) 11′ 6″
    NJ- Liam Landua(PH) 15′ 6″ Conor Reilly(UC) 14′ 6″ A dam Stavash(HH) 13′ 6″ Kyle Cho(Par) 13′ 6″ Shaun Herelihy(OT) 13′ 6″ Eric Bryne(Ran) 13′ 0″ Callum Howald(Col) 13′ 0″ Nick Adams(Ran) 13′ 0″ Chris Jost(OT) 12′ 6″ Lucas Khowaylo(NH) 12′ 0″ Matt Theuerkauf(GR) 12′ 6″ Reece Muller(Mah) 12′ 0″ Girls…Marisa DiGia(OT) 11′ 6″ Mue Carroll(Mat) 11′ 0″ Jamie Rossig(PH) 11′ 0″ Hope Handlin(UC) 10′ 6″ Randi Conroy(NH) 10′ 6″ Kyra Muller(Maw) 10′ 0″ Jordan Hecker(NVD) 10′ 0″ Grace Kellogg(EC) 9′ 6″ Isabella Gray(UC) 9′ 6″ Kendal Williams(HA) 8′ 6″ Ellie Veenhof(Red) 10′ 0″ Nicolette Venizelos(Rid) 10′ 0″ Sky Lyons(OT) 9′ 6″

    NY- Kaeli Thompson(War) 13′ 3″ Julia Pena(MW) 10′ 6″ Gabby Nebiker(MW) 10′ 0″ Caroline Fatta(War) 10′ 0″ Keira Coulard-Smith(NP) 9′ 0″ Daniella Raymond(Wash) 9’0″ Emily Gorczynski(Wash) 9′ 0″ Summer Neff(Cor) 8′ 0″ SiSi Diaz(NFA) 8′ 0″ Sophie Mirecki(Wash) 8′ 0″ Boys-Louis martinez(Wall) 15′ 0″ Nick Villanueva(MW) 14′ 3″ Justine Oberle)FDR) 12′ 6″ Noah Brown(NP) 12′ 6″ Owen Kelly(MW) 12′ 0″ Jacob Becher(War) 12′ 0″ Danny Jeong(MW) 12′ 0″ Mack Hallett(War) 11′ 6″ Mike Carey(Wash) 11′ 0″ Nico McPhee(Gos) 11′ 0″ Sam Haaland(Ont) 12′ 0″

    CIRCUS BARNYARD POLE VAULT MEETS June 4,11,18,25 Join us !!!! $25/athlete

    SORENSEN POLE RENTALS…… ALL RENTAL VAULTING POLES DUE BACK TO BARN BY JUNE 4…. AVOID LATE CHARGES!!!!!