The Flyin’ Circus Rides Again… May 19

“RECORDS ARE MADE…TO BE BROKEN” !!!! Such was the case this week at the many championship pole vault pits in the Tri-State area. Here’s the latest recoil action on fiberglass…..

Northern Valley-Demarest,NJ… senior Michelle “Rubee” Rubinetti used her 8 step speed to set a New School and All Time Bergen County record of 12′ 6″ for Coach Mike Ives deep vault team. Rubinetti, using her 4×100 Relay speed, broke Kayla Polcari(Ridgewood,NJ) county record and had close bars at 12′ 9″ on this 90′ day at River Dell HS. Also setting a new school outdoor record was senior Jessica Ippolito of Fair Lawn,NJ. Leaping 11′ 9″ on her 13′ 7″ UCS Spirits for the Cutters and Qualifying for Nationals. . Fast improving Holy Angels,NJ junior..Caroline McGann set her school record PR of 11′ 4″ on her biggest oles and was close at 11′ 9″.Placing forth was Old appan’s Ariana Cavalli..with her school record at 11’0 for Coach Jeff Clark. The up-and-coming sophomore..Sydney Woods is more than elite volleyball athlete. ..as she was TOP SOPH at 11′ 0″ for Northern Valley-Demarest. Placing 6th was super senior Jackie Helm of Paramus,NJ with another 10′ 6″ sail.. Maxine ear(Ridgewood) 10′ 6″ Nicole Lester(Ridgewood) 10′ 6″ Erin Yuder(Northern Valley-Demarest) 10′ 6″ Grace Gardella(Ramsey) 10′ 6″ and Marisa Entrup(Mahwah) 10′ 0″.

Seth Krichell of Old Tappan,NJ was the star of the Boys Meet of Champs..with a big fly-over win at 14′ 6″ for the speedy junior..Jason Mezhibovsky of Northern Valley-Demarest flew 14′ 0″.. Soph Justin Manne of Mahwah,nj set a school soph record of 13′ 0″ for Coach Rob Pasek. Ryan Vimba(Ridgewood) 13′ 0″ Tyler Hrbek(OT) 13′ 0″ Sam Pitkowsky(Pascack Valley) 13′ 0″PR and Liam Landau(Pascack Hills) 12′ 6″ completed the magic in the solid Bergen County Pole Vault territory!

Orange County Champs.. Kaeli Thompson(Warwick) and Isaac Heatley(Warwick) Defend-the-Pit!!!

Warwick,NY – Sophomore Kaeli Thompson defended her pole vault title on a hot spring afternoon at her home pit at Warwick Valley Central…with her 11′ 0″ sail for the Purple Wave of Coach Mike Potter. She then turned in a blistering anchor 4×100 Relay split on her 49.85 Relay team!!! Taking silver was Monroe-Woodbury’s Kristin Lubeski at 11′ 0″ for Coach Chris Goodwin. John S Burke standout ..Colleen Leahey soared 10′ 0″ for third..Gabby Nebiker(MW) also hit 10’0″ for the medal… Lindsey Ju;lain(Washingtonville) came up big at 9′ 6″PR for Coach Duffy and soph Samantha Becker(Sullivan West) set school record at 9′ 0″.. Genevieve Reilly(Warwick) 8′ 6″ comeback and Ava DeFelice(Cornwall) hit 8′ 0″ PR for Coach Feuer Green Dragons!!!

The Boys saw Warwick Valley senior Isaac Heatley soar all day long..with clean jumps thru 14′ 7.5″ to defend his title. This New haven University bound athlete used his BIG STICKS all day long. Placing second with a PR was Vinnie DePaolo(MW) at 13′ 9″ for Coach Glover. Josiah Spain of James O’Neill soared 13′ 6″ Brendan McShane(Warwick) PR’ed at 13′ 0″ Dane Sorensen(Warwick) flew 13′ 0″ for 16 big points for the home team. Joshus Jeong(MW) 13′ 0″ Austin O’Malley (Goshen) looked great at 12′ 0″ for Coach McEntee!!

Leah Saifi Flys 12′ 3″ School Record!!! Northeast University recruit..Leah Saifi of Governor Livingston sailed 12′ 3″ for a new outdoor school record at the Union County Championships .. Younger sister..Lauren Saifi placed second for the family sweep at 10′ 6″!!!

Daeseob Lim of Tappan Zee’s Flying Dutchmen won his Rockland Championships with a 13′ 6′ vault..followed by Tom Qualter(CS) 13′ 0″ Chris Filatov(Nanuet) 1′ 0″ Conor Burke(PR) 12′ 0″ Eugene Em(Nanuet) 11′ 6″ for Coach Beckerle!!!
Girls vault today..full results coming Sunday.

Flying Circus… CONGRATULATIONS!!!!