The Hudson Valley Flying Circus Pole Vault Project
Warwick Valley Conference Center for Pole Vault
USATF Club # 06-1129
The Flying Circus Pre Season Meet was a great gathering of 37 serious pole vaulters of all ages…from 5 different states… pressing up their fiberglass poles at The Vault Barn on Saturday morning and afternoon together. The “spirit” and friendly atmosphere of athletes helping athletes…parents helping with registration/scoring …vaulters helping with standards and bar replacements…all coaches helping all athletes … and all parents cheering every athlete was truly an inspiring sight . It was as pure as athletics can be. Thank you all for sharing your “Spirit of Sport” with us on Saturday!! On to the next challenge!!!!
The Girls Competition was exciting… as Leah Saifi of Mountainside,NJ flew to gold with her 12′ 1″ first attempt sail-over for the Governor Livingston,NJ senior vaulter in the Main Red Pit competition. Taking the gold in the Intermediate Green Pit was Monroe-Woodbury.NY sophomore Gabriele Nebiker at 9′ 7″ !!!!
Girls Full Results — Red Pit- 1-Leah Saifi,Mountainside,NJ 12′ 1″ 2-Jessica Ippolito,Fair Lawn,NJ 11′ 7″ 3-Madisyn Hawkins,Wilkes-Barre,PA 11′ 7″ 4-Danielle Cass,Weston,CT 11′ 1″ 5-Lia Zavattaro(Stanford,CT 10′ 7″ 6-Julia Nomberg,Deer Park,NY.. 10′ 1″ 7-Lauren Saifi,Mountainside,NJ 10′ 1″ 8-Amy-Erin Zadroga,Tolland,CT 10′ 1″ 9-Maddy Luksha,Irvington,NY 9′ 7″ 10-Caroline McGann,Old Tappan,NJ 9′ 7″ 11-Cassie Grancki,Scranton,PA 9′ 7″ 12-Grace Gardella,Ramsey,NJ 9′ 7″ 13-Kaeli Thompson,Warwick,NY 9′ 1″ 14-Jamie Maggio,Rocky Point,NY 9′ 1″
Green Pit- 1-Gabby Nebiker,Monroe,NY 9’7″ 2-Arianna Cavalli,Old Tappan,NJ 9′ 1″ 3-Kaia Becker,Haskell,NJ 9′ 1″ 4-Irene Park,Pequaneek,NJ 8′ 7″ 5-Sydney Tomaine,Hyde Park,NY 8′ 1″ 6-Genevieve Reilly,Warwick,NY 8′ 1″
The Boys Afternoon Meet was also full of grace… as Nathan Crane of Pike,NY finally arrived at the Barn…This talented senior coached by Mike Auble at PVP was ready to fly with bios 14′ 10″ grip…as he won gold at 14′ 7″ and near missed all 3 bars at 15′ 1″!!! He will be a force at the NY State Indoor Meet this year @ Ocean Breeze on March 4!!! Old Tappan,NJ junior Seth Kircheff was solid at 14′ 1 and Marc DeLuca,West Hill,CT sailed over 14′ 1″ for Coach Perry. Taking bragging rights in the Open Division was Chris Rough,West Hill,CT at 14′ 7″ and Barn Favorite ..John “Doc” Andresen flew 9′ 7″ easily and had close shots at 10′ 7″ World Record for 75 Age Group!!!
Boys/Men’s Full Results — HS Division 1-Nathan Crane,Pike,NY 14′ 7″ 2-Seth Kircheff,Old Tappan,NJ 14′ 1″ 3-Marc DeLuca,West Hill,CT 14′ 1″ 4- Brian Rubenstein,Berkley Heights,NJ 14′ 1″ 5-Issac Heatley,Warwick,NY 13′ 7″PR 6-Charles Crispi,Staten Island,NY 13′ 7″ 7-Dane Sorensen,Warwick,NY 13′ 1″PR 8-Jason Mezhiborski,Demarest,Nj 12′ 7″PR 9-Tyler Hrbek,Old Tappan,NJ 12′ 7″PR 10-Joe Antaya,Orange,CT 12′ 1″PR 11-Trevor Hazell,Vernon,NJ 12′ 1″ 12-Conor Reilly,Scotch Plains,NJ 11′ 7″(Top Frosh) 13-Louis Logsdaail,Stanford,CT 11′ 7″ 14-Justin Manne,Mahwah,NJ 10′ 7″ 15- Jacob Becher,Warwick,NY 10′ 1″ 16-Tom Giuzio,Staten Island,NY 10′ 1″ 17-Teddy Grancki,Scranton,PA 8′ 7″
Open Men…. 10Chris Rough,WestHill,CT 14′ 7″
Masters- John “Doc” Andresen,Aquabogie,NY 9′ 7″ (75+ Age Group!!!)
NEXT BARN MEET…Saturday December 3, 2016 The ANDY WASNIK HOLIDAY CLASSIC !!!!
FLYING CIRCUS…. COME FLY WITH US.