CIRCUS ATHLETES ROCKET…… BIG WEEKEND on FIBERGLASS !!!!!
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Monroe-Woodbury’s TRAVIS FOUNTAIN reacts as he clears a school record pole vault of 15′ 7″ during the pole vault competition of OCIAA Track & Field Championships at the Hudson Valley Flying Circus in Warwick on Friday. Photo By: JOHN MEORE/For the Times Herald-Record
CONGRATULATIONS to athletes on the Flying Circus Rocket !!!! New personal bests…new school records….new sectional records… and new friendships were blooming this weekend….by far the best of the spring season …. The ROCKET has left the Launch Pad!!!!!
TOP 5 CIRCUS PERFORMANCES:
16′ 0″ TODD UCKERMARK(Warwick,NY) OCL Champ Three-Peat!!!
15′ 7″ DEREK DiBONA(Warwick,NY) Top Junior /Seasonal Best !!
15′ 7″ TRAVIS FOUNTAIN(Monroe,NY) School Record !!!
15′ 0″ JOE CRISPI(Farrell,NY) Seasonal Best !!
15′ 0″ LUKE ANNICHIARICO(Old Tappan,NJ) Bergen County Champ !!
12′ 1″ SAMANTHA BEYAR(Monroe,NY) OCL Outdoor Champion!!!
11′ 6″ KARA SNYDER(Colonie,NY) Eddy Games Champ/Seasonal Best
11′ 6″ CATHERINE WALKER(Monroe,NY) Seasonal Best !!!
10′ 6″ ERIN LEAHEY(Warwick,NY) OCL Meet !!!
10′ 6″ KARI MURNANE(Lenape Valley,NJ) Sussex County Championships
10′ 6″ CARA KELLY(Vernon,NJ) Sussex County Championships
10′ 6″ KALLI MANLY(Burnt Hills,NY) Eddy Games Silver Medal !!
10′ 6″ LEAH WACHSMUTH(RC Ketchum,NY) North Champion !!
OCL Championships …Warwick,NY…Senior Todd Uckermark(Warwick,NY) cleared 16′ 0″ before a packed house of “vault-nuts” and then took 2 great bars at 17′ 2″ on his UCS Spirits…team mate Derek DiBona(Warwick,NY-junior) powered over 15′ 7″ and had great bars at 16′ 0″ for Coach Potter’s Purple Wave 18 team points…. Setting a new all-time school record in third place was senior Travis Fountain(Monroe,NY) at 15′ 7″ for the Crusaders of Monroe-Woodbury… team mate Brandan Nebiker 12′ 0″ Illich Andino(Middletown,NY) 12′ 0″ Adam Hurwitz(Fallsburg,NY) 12′ 0″ Matt Greenlaw(Warwick,NY) 11′ 6″ Andy Ruebenstahl(Wash,NY) 11′ 0″
Samantha Beyar(Monroe-Woodbury,NY) led the Girls OCL ..with her 12′ 1″ leap and very close bars at 12′ 7″ meet record held by Stephanie Duffy(Wash’ville,NY) Team mate Catherine Walker 11′ 6″..Erin Leahey(Warwick) 10′ 6″ Kat VanLedje(Corn) 9′ 6″ Crystal nelson(O’Neill,NY) 9′ 0″ Meagan Hurwitz(Fallsburg) 8′ 0′ Kali Seastrand(Fallsburg) 7′ 0′
Rockland County Champs @ Tappan Zee,Ny… Liam McGarry(Pearl River,NY) vaulted 12′ 6″ for his 1st County title…followed by junior Matt Leanza(Suffern) also at 12′ 6″ Only Echefu(North Rockland) 12′ 0″ Peter O’Neill(CS) 11′ 6″ Jake Diamond 11′ 0″ Christian Madigan(Pearl River-Frosh) 10′ 6″… Allison Stein(CS won girls at 9′ 6′ season best..Dana Rokiesak(CS) 9’3″ Marissa Weitzman(Suffern) 7′ 6′ Kali Greenberg(Suffern) 6′ 6′
Bergen County Champs @ Hackensack… Luke Annichiarico(Old Tappan,NJ) flew over 15′ 0″ for the vault honors…Sam Siegel(NV-Demerast) 13′ 6″ Spencer Llerandi(Ridgewood) 13′ 0″ Marc O’Campo(old Tappan) 13′ 0″ Brett Croen(NV_Demerast) 12′ 6″…. Lauren Bilali(Old Tappan) placed 3rd at 10′ 0″ seasonal best!!!
County Seat Invite..@ Indian Hills,NJ…Jason Babbini(Old Tappan.NJ) won it all..with his 12′ 0″ PR…. Ike Osbun(MKA,NJ) took the silver medal at the Essex County Championships with his 13′ 0″ jump… In the Sussex County Champs…Cara Kelly(Vernon-junior) leaped 10′ 6′ for Coach Matt Ferguson’s Vikings…Kari Murnane hit 10′ 6″ and 33’2.75″ in Triple Jump for big team points for the Red&White…
74th Eddy Games @ Schenectady,NY…. Senior Kara Snyder(Colonie,NY) was solid all day with her 11′ 6″ seasonal best for the Vault Trophy and club team mate Kalli Manly(Burnt Hills) took home silver at 10′ 6″ before the prom!!!… Sophomore Samantha Kaplan(New Paltz) placed silver at MHAL Champs at 9′ 6″ Sophia Alter(RV) 9’0″ Gabby Agostraro(RV) 9′ 0″ Honor Butler(NP) 8′ 6″… In Boys MHAL..Nile Abularrage(RV) placed second at 11′ 6″ Cosmo Sweeney(NP) 10′ 6″ for the Maroons..
Up in Connecticut… WestHill,CT junior Chris Rough put on a field event show..with his 14′ 0″ vault win… and second place in Javelin and Triple Jump for Coach Neal Perry.. He was voted the Outstanding Field Event Athlete Award !!! Laurel Bailey(Shelton,CT) set a new school record at 10′ 1″ In the Northern Championships.. Leah Wachsmuth(RC Ketchum) won her title at 10′ 6″ Alexis Vincent(Arlington) 8′ 0″ for silver… Shawn Cherian(Arlington) won the Boys vault at 11′ 3″ Sean Powell(John Jay) placed 2nd at 11′ 3′ PR !!
Westchester County Championship was another vault-blast from the Iona Prep Vault team coached by Jerry Cahill… Ryan Murphy(IP) won with his 15′ 6′ fly over… followed by Matt Fay(IP) 14′ 0″….Jahkeen Wheatly(IP) 13′ 0″ Danny Bomba(IP) 12′ 6″ James Mariner(Somers) 12’0″ and Sullivan(IP) at 12′ 0″… Junior Sammy Markowitz(Irvington) 11′ 0″.
NYC Sectional Champs @ Icahn Stadium….. Senior James Deutmeyer(Fordham Prep,NY) set a new Catholic League meet vault record with is 16′ 5″ personal best. James heads to Villanova this fall . Joe Crispi(Farrell) hit 15′ 0″ James Ball(Fordham Prep) 13′ 6″ Luke Annirati(Farrell) 13′ 0″….
Congratulations to Mark Murphy of Greenwich ,CT for his 12′ 0″ jump in the Masters meet.. It marked the first jump in 26 years for the former Brown University 5 meter vault star!!! Binghamton University freshman Peter Fagan has been invited to the Jr Nationals in Eugene,Oregon in mid July !!!!
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