The Hudson Valley Flying circus Pole Vault Academy, LL:C
The Warwick Center NY

The magic and wonder of the Indoor Track & Field season for pole vault athletes is now in session! The Flying Circus athletes, coming off their best Fall Prep season ever..flexed their muscles and fiberglass poles to the max on Saturday at the 5th COACH ANDY WASNIK MEET. The meet featured a mix of beginning vaulters and fully experienced high school champions on two separate runways. The results from both pits were sensational in the Girls morning competition and the Boys afternoon meet. It’s time to …’Start-the-Bus” !!!!!

We would like to thank the many wonderful parents who volunteered to work the meet and all the parents who entered their children in our last winter home meet. Pure athletic experiences do not just happen…they are build on the support of parent’s shoulders….. Thank you all for moving our kids forward in every way. Let-the-Fiber-Games Begin!!!!

“GIRLS FLY BIG”…… Leading the way in the girls pits were Leah Saifi of Mountainside,NJ with her 12′ 7″ Indoor PR for this Northeastern University recruit next fall. Taking the silver runner-up honors ..was senior Michelle Rubinetti of Demarest,NJ with a 12′ 1″ sail -over for this UPENN bound athlete next fall. Both girls had 1 solid attempt at 13′ 1″!!! The Green Pit competition was full of ‘Rising Stars of the Vault..as Sophomore Irene Parks of Pequannock,NJ hit 9’1″PR ..along with Kaia Becker of Haskell,NJ at 9′ 1”. Freshman honors went to Genevieve Reilly of Warwick,NY at 8′ 7″ and Chloe Pasek of West Milford won the Middle School division at 7′ 7″!!!

“BOYS BRING -the-HEAT” ….. Leading a three way jump-offf ..was Harsham,PA senior Nick Marino of Philly Jumps…. after breaking his first pole ever..Nick sailed over 15′ 1″ for the gold…edging out another senior vault champion..Marc Deluca of Westhill,CT..also leaping 15′ 1″ PR . Defending Series Champ..Nathan Crane (Pike,NY) was solid again with his 14′ 7″ bar. Warwick Valley,NY sophomore ..Jacob Becher won the Green Pit competition at 10′ 1″ for Coach Duffy. Washington,NY Nick Mirecki won Freshman honors at 7′ 7″. The ” Grand Vault Master”…John Andresen of Aque Bogue.NY won the Masters at 9’ 1″ for the 75 years young champion Coached by Jim Henderson.

Full Results:

Girls Results… Red Pit – 1-Leah Saifi,Mountainside,NJ 12′ 7″ 2-Michelle Rubinetti,Demarest,NJ 12′ 1″ 3-Madisyn Hawkins,Wilkes-Barre,PA 11′ 7″ 4-Francesea Porumbo,Basking Ridge,NJ 11′ 7″PR 5-Jessica Ippolito,Fair Lawn,NJ 11′ 7″ 6-Caroline McGann,Old Tappan,NJ 11′ 1″ PR 7-Danielle Cass,Weston,CT 11′ 1″PR 8-Grace Gardello,Ramsey,NJ 10′ 1″ 9-Julia Nomberg,Deer park,NY 10′ 1″ 10-Sydney Woods,Demarest,NJ 9′ 7″ 11- Erin Yuder,Demarest,Nj 9′ 1″ 12-Lauren Saifi,Mountainside,NJ 9′ 1″
Green Pit – 1-Irene Parks,Pequannock,NJ 9′ 1″PR 2-Kaia beckerHaskell,NJ 9′ 1″ 3-Genevieve Reilly,Warwick,NY 8′ 7″ 4-Annabelle Springer,Mahwah,NJ 8′ 7″ 5-Katherine Sandt,Hillsdale,NJ 8′ 1″ 6-Daniela Raymond,Washingtonville,NY 7′ 7″ 7-Chloe Pasek,West Milford,NJ 7′ 7′ 8-Madeline Sorensen,Warwick,NY 7′ 1″ 9-Sydney Tomaine,Hyde Park,NY 7′ 1″ 10-Shay Ross,Wallkill,NY 5′ 7″

Boys Results… Red Pit – 1-Nick Marino,Harsham,PA 15′ 1″ 2-Marc Deluca,West Hill,CT 15′ 1″ 3-Nathan Crane,Pike,NY 14′ 7′ 4-Brian Rubenstein,Berkley Heights,NJ 13′ 7″ 5-Jason Mezhibousky,Demarest,NJ 13′ 7″PR 6-Milan Spisek,Easton,CT 13′ 7′ 7- Seth Krischeff,Old Tappan,NJ 13′ 1″ 8-Trevor Hazell,Vernon,NJ 13′ 1″ 9-Dane Sorensen,Warwick,NY 12′ 7″ 10-Brian Nagako,Mahwah,NJ 12′ 1″PR 11-Vinnie Depaolo,Monroe,NY 12′ 1″ 12-Devin Kusmider,East Brunswick,NJ 12′ 1″ 13-Kevin Nam,Sparta,NJ 12’1″PR 14-Dylan Scanbani,New Paltz,NY 12′ 1″ 15-Tyler Hrbek,Old Tappan,NJ 12′ 1″ 16-Ezra Finn,High Falls,NJ 11′ 7″ 17-Brendan McShane,Warwick,NY 11′ 1″ 18-Andrew Freendman,Mahwah,NJ 11′ 1″ 19-Justin Manne,Mahwah,NJ 10′ 7″ 1- Masters Division- John Andresen,Aqua Bogue,NY 9′ 1″ (75 Age Group)
Green Pit- 1- Jacob Becher,Warwick,NY 10′ 1″ 2-Nick Mirecki,Wash’ville,NY 7’7″ 3- Kevin Chait,Wash’ville,NY 7′ 1″


* The Indoor HS Meets are now ready to take-off… and Flying Circus will be on the meet tour for the next 3 months and we will be now closed every Friday and Saturday.

* Our “Super Sunday” Instructional classes are still available for Girls at 12:30-2PM and Boys class at 2-3:30PM . Our 11AM Girls Advanced Class on Sundays is cancelled due to all the Saturday Meet activity.

* Holiday Schedule….. BARN CLOSED December 24-25-26. Classes resume Tuesday December 27. College Vault Day Practice will be Friday December 30 at 2-4PM. Join us!

FLYING CIRCUS …..More than Pole Vault.