1. “BIG-FLYING” WEEKEND … 6 NEW “STATE VAULT CHAMPS” …KAELI THOMPSON HITS 12′ 8″ RECORD !!!

    The HudsonValley Flying Circus Pole Vault
    “Small Drills = BIG VAULTS”

    The grind work is all over…It’s time to fly at Flying Circus. CONGRATULATIONS to all 100+ vaulters this weekend in our four state reach for pole vault soaring. We are most proud of every vaulter..regardless of performance levels..because we know it’s all about human effort that makes the athlete complete. Feeling great about your total effort is the real prize in athletics. It’s about knowing yourself and being true to yourself that fuels your self esteem. Thanks you for the last 4 months of dedication… Keep moving forward!!!!

    6 NEW STATE VAULT CHAMPS CROWNED

    * TYLER HRBEK of Old Tappan,NJ won his State Group Meet at Toms River with a 15′ 0″ Sail for Coach Jeff Clark.. Team mate Seth Kricheff also flew 15′ 0″ and took home silver on total misses.
    *CONOR REILLY of Union Catholic won his State Non-Public A Gold with 14′ 3″ PR for the gymnastic sophomore.
    *MELISSA PURCELL of Pascack Valley won her State Group title at 12′ 1″ for Coach Tim Wilson.
    * NICK PETRUZZELLI of Notre Dame-West Haven,CT won his CT STATE OPEN Crown with a 14′ 0″ leap to edge Nate Llanos of Danbury, also at 14′ 0″
    * SYDNEY WOODS of Northern Valley-Demerast,NJ won her Vault State Group Title at Toms River on Friday with her 11′ 6′ Sail for this junior
    *LIAM LANDAU of Pascack Hills,NJ pulled a PR surprise win at State with his 14′ 6″ gold medal jump for this junior.

    CONGRATULATIONS NEW STATE CHAMPS !!!!

    SECTION 9 Meets @ West Point

    One of New York States Prime and Deep Traditional Pole Vault Sections is alive and well this indoor season.. New York SECTION 9 LOVES POLE VAULT!!!!

    Girls Class A at Gillis Field House was loaded with cheering and clapping all night at the Pole Vault Pit. Warwick Valley,NY junior Kaeli Thompson put on a show with a New School Record win at 12′ 8″PR from her long run. The night marked exactly two years of vaulting for the speedy all purpose Purple Wave athlete. She also set PR’s in Long Jump and 200 relay split for her team. She had 1 close bar at 13′ 1″ before calling it a night. Monroe,NY senior sprinter,Kristin Lubeskie 10′ 6″ and 41.49 School record at 300 meters! Gabby Nebiker(MW) 10′ 0″ Julia Penna(MW) 9′ 6″ Genevieve Reilly(War) 9′ 6″ Caroline Fatta(War) 9′ 0″ Sydney Tomaine(FDR) 9′ 0″ Daniella Raymond(Wash) 8′ 6′ Lindsey Julian(Wash) 8′ 6″ Ava DeFelice)Cor) 7′ 0″ Shea Ross(Wall) 7′ 0″ Violet Bachorik(Gos) 7′ 0″
    Boys Class A….. Warwick Valley senior.Dane Sorensen had a busy night… coming off a PR at 400 meters at 53.6 for the Wave.. he them immediately flew 14′ 0″ for the golden 10 team points…Soph Nick Villanueva(MW) took silver at 13′ 6′ Josh Jeong(MW) 13′ 0″ Jacob Becher(Warwick) 11′ 6″ Jeniel Foster(Midd) 11′ 6″ Michael Moore(Warw) 11’0″PR Louis Martinez 11’0″(Top Frosh) Austin O’Malley(Gosh) 10′ 6″ Kevin Chait(Wash) 10′ 0″ Matt Warren(Wash) 10′ 0″ Danny Jeong(MW) 10′ 0″
    Girls Class B… Samantha Becker of Sullivan West won the jump off with a 8′ 9′ leap..Keira Couland-Smith(NP)- 8’6″ Rebecca Bandell(NP) 6′ 0″
    Boys Class B…. Senior Josiah Spain of James O’Neill won at 14′ 0″ and heads to West Point next fall. Dylan Bartelin(PP) 12′ 0″ Nick LoFaro(Marl) 11′ 6′ Jeremy Dolansky(PP) 11′ 0″

    STATE GROUPS @ TOMS RIVER

    Boys Non Public..1-Conor Reilly(Union Catholic) 14′ 3″PR Boys Group 3 Tyler Hrbek(OT) 15′ 0″ Seth Krichell(OT) 15′ 0″ Jona Kim(OT) 13′ 0″ Justin Manne(Mahwah) 12′ 6″ Adam Stavash(HH) 12′ 0″ 3-Sam Pitkowsky(Pascack Valley) 13′ 0″ 3-Jarod Forer(Glan Rock) 13’0″ Callum Howald(Columbia) 13′ 6′ Group 2- 1-Liam Landau(Pascack Hills) 14′ 6″
    Girls Non Public… Caroline McGann(Holy Angels) 11′ 0″ Jenn McGann(HA) 8′ 0″ Sophia Felix(PJ) 7′ 6″ Girls Group 2—1-Sydney Woods(NV-Demarest) 11′ 6′ Lauren saifi(Gov.Liv) 11′ 6′ Mue Carroll(Matawan) 10′ 6′ Kyra Muller(Mahwah) 10′ 0″ Girls Group 3– 1-Melissa Purcell(Pascack Valley) 12′ 1″ 2-Ariana Cavalli(OT) 10′ 6″ 4-Marissa DiGia(OT) 10′ 0″ Girls Group 1– 3-Irene Park(Pequannock) 9′ 6′ Samantha Cioppio(Glen Rock) 9′ 6′

    CONNECTICUT STATE OPEN @ New Haven

    Boys- 1-Nick Petruzzelli(Notre Dame) 14′ 0″ 20Nate Llanos(Danbury) 14′ 0″ Jackson Hemphill(Fairfirld Ludlow) 13’0″ Brandon Gottwals(Danbury) 13′ 0″ Oliver Hates(Ridgefield) 12′ 6′ Zack Iannucci(Trumbull 12′ 0″ Kayin Chisolm( Darien) 12′ 0″
    Girls – 20Lia +Zavattaro(Greenwick) 11′ 6″(Team Champions)!!! Elise Russell(Weston) 10’0″ Katie Ryan(Newtown) 9′ 0″

    USATF NATIONALS…MASTERS POLE VAULT

    Congratulations to Flying Circus Coach WILL NESBITT of Garrison COLLEGE UP-DATES

    Julie Valenti (Dartmouth)… sailed 12′ 11.5″ at NEICAA Indoor Championships.
    Caitlin Reverand(Lehigh) set Seasonal Best ay 11′ 6.75 at Patriot Champs….
    Jessica Ippolito(Rhode Island).. placed 5th at A-10 Champs at 11′ 6.5″….
    Michelle Rubenitti(Penn) sailed a Seasonal Best of 12′ 2.5″ at Princeton Invite for #6 All-Time Indoor at Penn!!!
    Madisyn Hawkins of Lehigh University flew 12′ 7.75 ” at Bucknell Patriot Champs…
    Maddie Schneider of West Point had Seasonal Best of 11′ 11.75″ at Bucknell….
    Samantha Beyer (Binghamton) hit 12′ 9.5″ last week for Seasonal best for the Bearcats…

    FYLING CIRCUS OPEN…MONDAY and WEDNESDAY NIGHTS 5;30-7pm and 7-8:30pm classes…
    CLOSED Tuesday Feb. 20 for Boys & Girls EASTERN STATERS CHAMPIONSHIPS @ ARMORY.